PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST
The City Clerk is the designated Records Officer for the City of Lacey. It is the role of this office to assure the City is in compliance with the Public Records Act. The City of Lacey provides access to public records under the provisions of the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.56).
A "public record" includes any writing containing information relating to the conduct of government, used, prepared, owned or retained by any state or local agency. "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation including, but not limited to, letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, motion picture, film and video recordings, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, diskettes, sound recordings, and other documents including existing data compilations from which information may be obtained or translated. (RCW 42.56.010)
All records maintained by the City of Lacey are available for public inspection unless specifically exempted by law. Specific information describing the record requested will help expedite the process.