Right to Know

York City's Right to Know Officer

Please submit requests to:

City of York Solicitor’s Office
101 South George Street
York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-849-2250
Fax: 717-812-0557


Investigative reports are not public information and are not accessible under Right to Know law.  Investigative reports may be available with a properly executed subpoena.

Documents & Files

Request for Access to Public Records (form can be completed on computer - save before emailing) Records Appeal Procedures
Office of Open Records Contact Information
333 Market Street, 16th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343
Email: openrecords@pa.gov  (This email address should only be used for appeal submissions and general questions. It should NOT be used to submit a request for records.)
  • When requesting records, provide as much specific detail as possible so the agency can identify the information.
  • Please retain a copy of your request for your files. It is a required document if you would need to file an appeal.
  • Public bodies may fill anonymous verbal or written requests.  If the requestor wishes to pursue the relief and remedies provided for in this Act, the request must be in writing.  (Section 702.) Written requests need not include an explanation why information is sought or the intended use of the information unless otherwise required by law.  (Section 703.)
  • Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law can be reviewed by visiting the Office of Open Records website: www.OpenRecords.PA.gov.

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