County Information Desk:
Public Records Request for Pinellas County Government
A Public Policy of Open Government
The Florida Constitution safeguards every Floridian’s right of access to government meetings and records. In Florida, disclosure is the standard, unless the Legislature allows an exemption. Every citizen has the right to obtain public records that are not exempted. Citizens and the media can easily request public records from Pinellas County government. The citizen is responsible for the cost of providing the documentation, which includes staff time, cost of copies and other costs that are associated with the request.
To read more about the Sunshine Law: Florida Government in the Sunshine
Request public records:
To electronically request public records, simply click Request Public Records form, which will bring you to a form for you to fill out. When you hit send the request is sent to the county, where the process of fulfilling your request begins. You will receive a message to let you know your request was received.
To request public records by mail, send your request to: Tim Closterman, Communications Department, 333 Chestnut St., Clearwater, FL 33756
- In person:
The Communications Department is located at 333 Chestnut St., Clearwater, FL 33756. Calling ahead will make your visit more efficient. When you arrive you will be requested to fill out a form.