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Freedom of Information Act Requests

The City of Prospect Heights processes Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in a timely manner in accordance to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act 5 ILCS 140. Any FOIA request may be submitted in person at City Hall or at the Police Department, by mail to:
  • City Hall
    8 N. Elmhurst Road
    Prospect Heights, IL 60070
  • Police Department
    14 E Camp McDonald Road
    Prospect Heights, IL 60070
  • Via fax to 847-392-4244
  • Via E-Mail

All FOIA requests must be submit in writing.

The City of Prospect Heights is governed by the Illinois Freedom of Information Act and will respond in accordance to the rules and regulations stipulated within the Illinois FOIA Act. The city will respond to each proper written request to inspect, copy or certify public records within five business days after receipt of the request.

Categories of records maintained

Fees
In accordance to City of Prospect Heights City Code and the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, the copying fees for FOIA requests are as follows:
  • First 50 pages: No charge
  • Letter / legal, black and white copies for each page after the first 50 pages: $0.15 per page
  • Certified copies: $1.00 per document in addition to copy charges
  • Large format, audiotapes, digital copies or color copies: Actual cost to the city, excluding any personnel costs