Freedom of Information Law Request Form

***To request information maintained by an  independent office within Erie County Government (i.e., Board of Elections, Clerk, Comptroller, District Attorney, Legislature, and Sheriff) you must contact that office directly on how to submit a FOIL request.***

To The Department FOIL Officer:
the following records under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law.  (include as much detail about the records as you can, including relevant dates, names, descriptions, etc. .; if you request paper copies only if electronic records are not available, please so indicate)
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, I agree to promptly pay the established copying fee ($0.25 per page for copies not exceeding 9 by 14 inches and actual cost of reproduction for other copies). If the cost exceeds the specified amount, please promptly notify me by email of the total cost of copying the requested records.
Does your FOIL request relate to a pending claim or litigation?
If Yes, please indicate:

Terms and Conditions Relating to Requests for Lists of Names and Addresses

Under the Freedom of Information Law, government agencies are permitted to require persons requesting lists of names and/or addresses to provide a certification that they will not use such lists for solicitation or fundraising purposes, and will not make the lists available to any other person for the purpose of allowing the other person to use the lists for solicitation or fundraising purposes. By checking the box at the end of this paragraph, I am certifying that I will not use such lists for solicitation or fund-raising purposes, and will not make the lists available to any other person for the purpose of allowing the other person to use lists for solicitation or fundraising purposes.