Public Records Request

What is a public record?

According to the state of Washington, a public record is “[. . .] any writing containing information relating to the conduct of government or the performance of any governmental or proprietary function prepared, owned, used, or retained by any state or local agency regardless of physical form or characteristics.” (RCW 42.56.010)

You may make your request in any of these ways:

Online:
PSRC’s public records request form

Email:
Andi Markley, Public Records Officer

Mail:
Puget Sound Regional Council 
Attention: Public Records Officer
1011 Western Avenue, Suite 500 
Seattle, WA 98104-1035

FAX:
206-587-4825 – Attention: Public Records Officer

PSRC’s procedures

The Puget Sound Regional Council’s public records procedures are available online and in hard copy.

Limits on how public records may be used

Washington state law limits certain uses of public records, including but not limited to prohibiting the use of lists of individuals for commercial purposes (RCW 42.56.070).