Right to Know Request

Email rtk@scrantonpa.gov for more information or to submit a form.

The Right to Know Law (starting in 2009) in its entirety can be found on the
Pennsylvania Office of Open Records website. A request should describe or identify the records sought with enough specificity to enable the Open Records Officer to ascertain which records are being requested. Upon receipt the city has 5 days to respond or may request an extension up to 30 days depending on the complexity of the request.

The cost for copies is twenty five cents ($0.25) per page.  A requester may be requested to prepay if the cost of the fees to fulfill the request exceed or are expected to exceed one hundred dollars ($100.00).

To appeal a denial of information, please do so in writing to:

Terry Mutchler, Executive Director
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: (717) 346-9903
Fax: (717) 425-5343

To appeal a denial of criminal records, please do so in writing to:

Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office
409-415 Spruce Street
Scranton, PA 18504
Phone: (570) 963-6717
Fax: (570) 963-6725

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