Public Records Requests

How to Request a Public Record

The California Public Records Act (California Government Code §6250 et. seq.) provides the public with important rights to obtain access to records held by public agencies in the state. The City of La Cañada Flintridge is committed to providing reasonable access to all public records, with the exception of those documents exempt from disclosure by express provisions of law or considered confidential or privileged under the law.

The City of La Cañada Flintridge encourages public records requests be submitted in writing (email is acceptable) in order to assist staff in responding efficiently to your request. In accordance with the Public Records Act, the City has 10 calendar days to respond to any request for public documents by indicating whether the documents exist and/or making the documents available.

Record Request Procedure

  1. Fill out the Request for Public Records Form to identify each requested record or document. Please be as specific as possible. Non-specific inquiries may cause delayed response times.
  2. Submit the completed form to the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall 1327 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011, by fax to (818) 790-7536, or by email to tmoreno@lcf.ca.gov.
  3. The City Clerk’s Office staff will determine if the City has documents responsive to your request and respond to you within 10 calendar days of receiving the form. You will also be informed of any reproduction charges.
  4. If you would like to review the original documents at the City Clerk’s Office, please contact staff to arrange an appointment time. If you would like to receive copies of the requested documents, remit the indicated reproduction fees to the City Clerk’s Office.

Contact Information

If you have questions about obtaining public records, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (818) 790-8880.