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ENB-18.31 - Public Records Request and Policy

PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST AND POLICY
Administrative Rule Adopted by Office of Neighborhood Involvement
ARB-ENB-18.31

 
Definition:
The policy by which records are made accessible to the public.
 
Policy:
Neighborhood Inspection records are considered public information. That is, the public has the right to request the information. Under the Oregon Public Records Law ORS 192.410-500, Neighborhood Inspections is not required to disclose information about complainants. There are certain other records that are exempt from public disclosure, including certain personnel records, records whose access is governed by security controls, and certain information on cases under litigation.
 
Neighborhood Inspections will provide information to the public if requested, within the limits of this policy, within 5 working days of the request when possible. There may be a charge for researching and copying records as listed in the Information Research Request Form.
 
The public may request an appointment, during regular business hours, to review requested documents at the Neighborhood Inspections office.
 
NOTE: See City Attorney Opinion dated December 10, 1985 regarding Citizen Complaints – Disclosure of Informant’s Identity.
 

HISTORY
Previously published as ONI Policy Number H-15-1.
Effective September 1, 2004
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004

Table of Contents
ENB-18.30 - Complaint Confidentiality
ENB-18.31 - Public Records Request and Policy
ENB-18.32 - War Codes