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PDFWAC 192-02-060

Making a request for public records.

(1) To request access to public records of the department, or seek assistance in making such a request, contact the public records officer at:
Public Records Officer
P.O. Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
Phone: 1- 844-766-8930
(2) Any person wishing to inspect or copy public records of the department shall make the request in writing to the public records officer through one of the following:
(a) On the department's request form;
(b) Through an online portal designated by the department for this purpose;
(c) By letter mailed to the address listed in subsection (1) of this section;
(d) By email sent to the address listed in subsection (1) of this section; or
(e) By submitting the request in person at the address provided on the department's website.
(3) Public records request should include:
(a) The name of requestor;
(b) The address of requestor;
(c) Other contact information, including telephone number and any email address;
(d) Identification of the public records adequate for the public records officer to locate the records; and
(e) The date and time of day of the request.
(4) If the requestor wishes to have copies of the records made instead of simply inspecting them, the requestor should so indicate and make arrangements to pay for copies of the records or a deposit.
(5) A records request form is available for use by requestors at the office of the public records officer and online at the department's website.
(6) If requestors refuse to identify themselves or provide sufficient contact information, the department will respond to the extent feasible and consistent with the law.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.56.100, 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.13.030, and chapter 50.13 RCW. WSR 20-21-071, ยง 192-02-060, filed 10/16/20, effective 11/16/20.]
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