Port Orchard

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Public Records Request


Police Records: To request records from the Police department you may:

  • Request in person at 546 Bay Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366
  • Request over the telephone at (360) 876-1700
  • Request by fax at (360) 876-5546
  • Request by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Court Records: To request records from the Port Orchard Municipal Court you may:

  • Request in person at 216 Prospect Street, 3rd Floor, Port Orchard, WA 98366
  • Request over the telephone at (360) 876-1701
  • Request by fax at (360) 895-3071
  • Request by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Please note that The Public Records Act does not apply to judicial records. See City of Federal Way v. Koenig, 167 Wn.2d 341, 217 P.3d 1172 (2009) and Nast v. Michels, 106 wn.2d 300, 307 (1986). Court records are governed by the Administrative Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (ARLJ), Section 9.

For all other requests, please log on to the City's Public Records Request Center at the below link:

Public Records Center



 

The City Clerk's office is responsible for helping the public access Public Records in accordance to RCW. 42.56; and Port Orchard Municipal Code 1.18.

Within five business days after the Public Records Officer receives your request, the following will occur:

1) Provide the record(s);

2) Acknowledge the City has received the request and provide a reasonable estimate of the time the City will require in order to respond to the request; or

3) Deny the Request. If the request is denied, the City will respond in writing, cite the legal exemption, and explain how the exemption applies to the request.

Pricing for Public Records

There will be no charge to inspect Public Records; however, if you wish to receive copies, the following charges will apply:

Black & White copies (11" x 17" and smaller): $.15 per page
Color Copies (11" x 17" and smaller): $1.00 per page
Copies of Small Blueprints or Maps (In-house copying): $3.00 (11" x 17" or smaller)
Copies of Large Blueprints or Maps (In-house copying) $5.00 (11" x 17" or larger)
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Public Records requests can also be made in person, by mail, phone, fax, or electronically to:

Brandy Rinearson, CMC, Public Records Officer

City of Port Orchard
216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366

Telephone: (360) 876-4407
Fax: (360) 895-9029
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it