Public Records Requests
Please be specific and thorough about what you are requesting. The more information you provide the quicker and more accurate the response will be. You may be asked to clarify your request. Please submit your request only once. Submitting duplicate requests or submitting a request to more than one person will delay the response.
Step 1 - Check Existing Online Records
Many frequently-requested items are available online.
- Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy (Going back to 2000)
- Fire Code Violations
- Raleigh Police Department Crash Reports
- Open Data Raleigh Portal
Step 2 - Submit a Request, if Needed
Can't find what you need through one of the links above? Public records requests can be made through our online form.
Please include as much detail as possible to help assure the completeness and accuracy of the City's response. The complexity of the request and the amount of City resources required to fulfill the request will determine the amount of time needed to compile the response.
If you would like to make a request by phone please call 919-996-3100 and ask for David Blount.