Request for Public Records

This is a request for records under the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. ch. 100 and the Rules of Public Access to Records of the City of Wilmington.

Download the Freedom of Information Request Form

The City’s Rules of Public Access to Records require acknowledgment* of a written request within fifteen (15) business days. Acknowledgment means:

  • Production of the requested documents;
  • Denial of the request with stated reasons therefore; or
  • Notification that an extension is needed and a statement about the time period in which the response will be made.

Mail or fax the completed form to:

City of Wilmington Law Department
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 9th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

Request for Public Records




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There may be costs involved in responding to your request. The public body can require you to examine the records at the office of the public body. Refer to the public body's policy or regulation for information about costs and access to records.

* Within 15 business days from receipt of your request the public body must either provide you with access to the records, deny your request, or state that additional time is needed.*

NOTICE: Under Delaware's Freedom of Information Act, 29 Del. C. §§10001-10006 ("FOIA"), a FOIA request or petition, along with any information contained therein or any documents attached thereto, submitted to any "public body" subject to FOIA, including, without limitation, any board, bureau, commission, department, agency or committee of the State, may itself be deemed a "public record" subject to disclosure under FOIA.