Public Records

In connection with staff’s relocation to New City Hall the address for hand delivery of public information requests is changing effective April 8, 2024. The mailing address will remain the same until later this year.

Public Information Request Designated Addresses Effective April 8, 2024

Hand delivery:

Officer for Public Information OR Public Information Administrator

Office of the City Secretary

100 Fort Worth Trail (100 Energy Way), 7th Floor Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States mail:

Officer for Public Information OR Public Information Administrator

200 Texas Street, Suite 3614 Fort Worth, Texas 76102


Click the icons below to find public records available on the city website, or use the “Submit a public information request” link to request information not available online.

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For more information about submitting public information requests, contact the Public Information Coordinator at (817) 392-8184.

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The following documents are available online, but are not available through the public document search.

Be advised that there may be a charge for requested information.  


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Record Cost and Billing

The city's charges for public information are set by the Texas Attorney General's Office and are found at 1 Texas Administrative Code §§ 70.1-.12.

The requestor must respond to any written estimate of charges within 10 days of the date the city sent it or the request is considered automatically withdrawn.

If estimated costs exceed $100 the city may require a bond, prepayment or deposit.

Make a timely payment for all mutually agreed charges. The city can demand payment of overdue balances exceeding $100 or obtain a security deposit before processing additional requests from you.

1. Standard Paper Copy up to 8½" x 14" @ $ .10 per page
2. Nonstandard Copy
    (A) Diskette @ $1.00 each
    (B) Magnetic Tape Actual Cost
    (C) Data Cartridge Actual Cost
    (D) Tape Cartridge Actual Cost
    (E) VHS Video Cassette @ $ 2.50 each
    (F) Audio Cassette @ $ 1.00 each
    (G) Paper 11" x 17" @ $ .50 each
    (H) Mylar Actual Cost
    (I) Blueline/Blueprint Paper Actual Cost
    (J) DVD @ $ 3.00 each
    (K) CD-R or CD-RW @ $ 1.00 each
3. Personnel Charge
    (A) Programming Personnel @ $28.50 per hour
    (B) Other Personnel @ $15.00 per hour
4. Overhead Charge 20% of personnel charge
5. Microfiche/Film Actual Cost
6. Remote Document Retrieval Charge Actual Cost
7. Computer Resource Charge
    (A) Mainframe @ $10.00 per minute
    (B) Midsize @ $ 1.50 per minute
    (C) Client/Server @ $ 2.20 per hour
    (D) PC or LAN @ $ 1.00 per hour
8. Miscellaneous Supplies Actual Cost
9. Postage & Shipping Charge Actual Cost
10. Photographs Actual Cost
11. Fax Charge
    (A) Local @ $ .10 per page
    (B) Long Distance, Same Area Code @ $ .50 per page
    (C) Long Distance, Different Area Code @ $1.00 per page
12. Other Costs Actual cost

NOTE: Sales tax is not applicable on public records.

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Fill out the "Court Records Request" online form.