The Freedom of Information Act allows members of the public to request records from Illinois municipalities.  This page explains how to request information and records from the City of Park City  The FOIA was established to make Illinois municipalities accountable to the public for their actions and prevent municipalities from conducting business without the public's knowledge.

The City of Park City is a municipality incorporated and organized under the laws of the State of Illinois for the purpose of providing its residents with the following services:

  • Building Department Services 
  • Police Protection
  • Sewer and Water Service
  • Street Maintenance and Repairs
  • Maintain Village Documents.


FOIA Officer (Administration) 

​Martiza Dirzo



FOIA Officer (Police) 

​Deb McFarlin


Categories of Records 

Following is a summary of the categories of records under the City’s control:

  • Municipal Code
  • Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Minutes – City Council, Committees, Board & Commission Meetings
  • Agenda – City Council, Committees, Board & Commission Meetings
  • Contracts, Agreements and Leases
  • Legal Notices
  • Liquor & Tobacco Licenses
  • Proclamations
  • Building Permits
  • Inspection Reports
  • Plats of Survey
  • Zoning Ordinance
  • Subdivision Control Ordinance
  • Zoning Maps
  • Budget
  • Invoices
  • Water Billing
  • Audits
  • Business Licenses
  • Incident and Police Reports
  • Traffic Accident Reports

FOIA - Request Inspection of Public Records

  1. Requests will be accepted by mail, personal delivery, fax or email.  The attached Freedom of Information Request Form may be used for the requestor’s convenience but is not required. Verbal FOIA requests will not be accepted.
  2. All requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act must be filed with the Freedom of Information Act Officer, in writing, either in person, by email or by filling out the electronic request form on our website. You may mail a request to “FOIA Officer, 3355 Belvidere Road, Park City, IL  60085 or FAX: (847) 662-0119.
  3. You must indicate whether you have a "commercial purpose" in your request.
  4. The written request must specify the records requested to be disclosed for inspection or to be copied. If the request includes certification of records, that must be specified as well.
  5. Reimbursement for actual costs of reproducing and certifying (if requested) the records, fees will be charged as follows: 
    a. There is a $1.00 charge for each certification of records.
    b. There is no charge for the first fifty (50) pages of black and white text either letter or legal size.
    c. There is a $.15 per page charge for copied records in excess of 50 pages.
    d. The actual copying cost of color copies and other sized copies will be charged.

  6. If the records are kept in electronic format, you may request a specific format and if feasible, they will be so provided, but if not, they will be provided either in the electronic format in which they are kept (and you will be required to pay the actual cost of the medium only, i.e. disc, diskette, tape, etc.) or in paper as you select.
  7. The City will respond to a written request within five (5) business days after the request is received. That time period may be extended for an additional five (5) business days from the original date under certain circumstances, as provided by the Freedom of Information Act. If additional time is needed, the City will notify the requestor in writing within five (5) business days after the receipt of the request of the statutory reasons for the extension, and when the requested information will be produced. If both the requestor and the City agree, the deadline to respond may be extended beyond the ten (10) days.
  8. Records may be inspected or copied. If inspected, a city employee must be present throughout the inspection.
  9. The place and times where the records will be available are as follows: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at City Hall.

Freedom of Information Act(FOIA)