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The City of Brooklyn is committed to providing public information in an accessible, timely way. Below are links and helpful information on obtaining records and other public information from city hall.

  • blue button to submit record requests
    (form that assists with making public records requests; it is not mandatory to use this form)
  • Public Records Policy (a document that describes how records requests may be made and provides guidance to city officials tasked with responding)
  • Record Retention Schedules (a spreadsheet showing what categories of records are maintained by the city and its various departments, and for how long records must be kept)
  • Building Information (a database of records related to individual properties in the city maintained by the Building Department)
  • Latest Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (annual in-depth, audited report showing all major city financial transactions, budgeting and financial overview)
  • Other Financial Information (a regularly updated presentation on city income and expenditures)
  • City Council Meeting Information (meeting notices, agendas and minutes for Brooklyn's city council and planning commission)
  • Public Notices (other notices of matters of public interest)
  • Current Records Requests (spreadsheet showing active and prior records requests made to the city)