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You may request copies of public documents in writing to:
Department of Records:
City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • For recorded documents: ATTENTION Room 154
  • For tax maps: ATTENTION Room 170
  • For accident/incident reports: ATTENTION Room 168
  • For all other inquiries: ATTENTION Room 156

Police/Fire Reports room 168 is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., all other public rooms are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

 Function/Office

 Telephone

General Information

215-686-2260

Financial Disclosure Statements

215-686-2263

Campaign Finance

 215-686-2262

Historical City Records

215-685-9400

Police/Fire Reports

215-686-2266

Lands Records Reference Room

215-686-2292

Deed/Mortgage Recording

215-686-1483

Document Return

215-686-1471

Tax Maps

215-686-1487

Public Notices/ Rules & Regulations

issued within the last 30 days

215-686-2267

Public Notices/ Rules & Regulations

issued more than 30 days ago

215-685-9400

Vital Statistics - prior to 1915

215-685-9400

Vital Statistics - after 1915

215-560-3054

 

If you are interested in making a public records request of the City of Philadelphia, please follow the City’s Right to Know policy, available here

 

Other questions for the Department of Records? Please email us at records.info@phila.gov.

 

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