Records Requests

To receive a copy of a public record, the appropriate form for either a Police Records Request or a Public Records Request must be submitted to the City. Once your request is received the City will respond within 5 business days, per Washington State Public Disclosure law.

Effective July 1st, 2006, the section of RCW 42.17 known as the "Public Records Act" has been recodified as RCW 42.56. For more information on the subject, please check out the websites below.

Receipt of Request:  To ensure you receive proper service for an emailed transmission of your request for records, you will receive notice that your request has been received within 48 business hours. If you do not receive this notice within 48 business hours of your transmission, please contact the records officer at 425-556-2191, or the applicable department, in order to ensure that your request was received and is being processed.