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Public Records Request

Florida Statutes defines a public record as anything made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by any agency.

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Due to an increased number of public records requests, there may be a delay in processing. We process requests in the order in which they are received but due to the increase you may experience a delay of a few weeks or more.

Public records requests may be, but are not required to be, in writing. You do not have to give your name or explain why you are making a request.

To make a public records request or for questions or assistance relating to public records requests, please contact:

Records Management Liaison Officer
620 South Meridian Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600

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If you have any questions regarding public records exemptions or wish to submit a form via mail or e-mail, please reach out to

Florida's Public Records Law

If you are an exempt individual and wish to submit an exemption request form, please complete and return this form.
Exemption Request Form

FWC Open Government Bill of Rights

This Bill of Rights guarantees that the right of access to public meetings and records is safeguarded and protected.

Members of the public are entitled to be treated with respect, courtesy, and professionalism when interacting with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Public records requests do not have to be made in writing, unless a specific statute requires otherwise. In that case, the statute imposing such a requirement shall be cited.

All public record requests shall be acknowledged promptly and in good faith as required by Section 119.07(1), Florida Statutes.

Fees for production of public record documents shall not exceed the statutorily authorized fees, unless another amount is expressly authorized by law. In that case, the statute imposing such a requirement shall be cited.

The public has the right to receive an itemized invoice of proposed fees or fees charged.

Access to public records and meetings are rights secured under Sections 119.07(1) and 286.001, Florida Statutes; and Article 1, Section 24, Florida Constitution.

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Approved this 21st day of
December, 2007, in Tallahassee,
Leon County, Florida

[Kenneth D. Haddad]       
Executive Director