Public Records Request
Before you submit a public records request
Please take a moment to review the multiple resources available that may assist you in what you are seeking.
- Public records download portal
Certain public documents filed in the City Clerk’s Office are readily available for search and download.
- Washington State Patrol
Vehicle collision reports.
- Permits system
Documents and information regarding permits.
- Spokane Municipal Code
A collection of ordinances/laws of the City.
- City Charter
The Constitution of the City of Spokane; defining the City’s formal organization, rights, and privileges.
- Policies and procedures
Documents governing City administrative, executive and departmental operations.
- City Cable 5
Online videos of City Council meetings, Plan Commission Hearings, City Council Connection, Mayor’s programs, and other video programs.
- City Council
Current and advance City Council agendas/packets, the Official Gazette (publication of City business, including City Council meeting minutes), City Council Rules of Procedure, and special meeting notices.
What is a public records request?
A public records request is a request for an identifiable record held, owned, used or retained by the City in conducting or performing its governmental or proprietary functions. A request for information or research is not a request for an identifiable record.
For more information on public records, consult the Revised Code of Washington Chapter 42.56.
If you need a submit a public records request, please continue to the following form.