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Helpful Brochures

The Department of Records has produced several brochures in hopes of helping to  inform the citizens of Philadelphia of the services and facilities available to them from the Department, and to assist them in obtaining these services.


You may chose from both English and Spanish versions by clicking on their respective availability links below.

 

Available Brochures

  Language

RECORDING YOUR DOCUMENTS
Contains rules, regulations, and helpful hints for recording documents in the City of Philadelphia

 English 

Spanish

FRAUDULENT DOCUMENT RECORDING
Informs property owners of the fraudulent practices used by some, and explains the methods currently employed by the Records Department to inform and protect the citizens of this illegal activity.

 English Spanish

REFERENCE DIVISION
Details the services and information available within the Departmentīs Reference room. Information includes Property Ownership, Obtaining Copies of Recorded Documents, Historical Data Lookup, as well as Housing Services Information

 English Spanish
POLICE RECORDS UNIT
Provides information regarding Traffic Accident Reports and Photographs, Police Incident Reports, Fire and Emergency Medical Services information, etc., Also provides a list of Police District locations and telephone numbers
 English Spanish