Requesting Public Records
The City of West University Place has established guidelines in accordance with the Public Information Act (formerly Open Records Act) to ensure that all records in the possession of and pertaining to the operation of the governmental body are available to the public through a systematic and centralized process.
The City Secretary has the authority for releasing records in accordance with the Public Information Act, with the exception of the Fire Department, Municipal Court, and Police Department records. Such records are released through the respective Department Director.
Procedures to Obtain Information
Submit a written request through our online Public Information Request Form, or Police Department Public Information Request Form.
You may also provide a written statement by fax, email, or in person. Include enough description and detail about the information requested to enable the the City Secretary's Office to accurately identify and locate the items requested. Please cooperate with reasonable efforts to clarify the type or amount of information requested. If you know the records you are seeking, you can also search the City's public records through its online portal.