Central Services Public Records Request

What is the process?

Step 1: Submit a Public Records Request

Submit your request in writing to Central Services one of (3) three ways below:

Via US Mail:       Mail completed form to 1087 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Via Fax:              Fax completed form to (805) 781-1102
In Person:          Submit completed form to front counter staff

You may use the form provided in the Reference section of this page. This assists Central Services staff in identifying records or data you are requesting. If Central Services does not maintain your requested records, this form will be forwarded to the correct department, to the extent known.

Step 2: Receive Response to your Public Records Act Request

A response will be sent to you within (10) ten business days of receipt of your request by Central Services. In some instances, Central Services may require up to an additional (14) fourteen days to respond as authorized by the Public Records Act.

Who can use this service?

Any person has the right under the state Public Records Act and the California Constitution to access public information maintained by local and state government agencies.

Is there a charge for this service?

A fee may be assessed based on the volume of documents and difficulty of acquisition of the requested information. All payments are due at the time record reproduction is provided.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Frequently Asked Questions