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Joan T. Decker, Commissioner

 

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 163
  • For accident/incident reports: ATTENTION Room 167

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

Customer Service - Room 111

215-686-2290

Financial Disclosure Statements

215-686-2263

Campaign Finance

 215-686-2262

Historical City Records

215-685-9400

Police/Fire Reports

215-686-2266

Reading Room

215-686-2292

Recorder of Deeds

215-686-1483

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

 

You may email us at records.info@phila.gov.

 

 

PHILS, maintained by the Philadelphia Department of Records, and based on the Government Information Locator Service (GILS), provides access to archived records and information for current and previous City of Philadelphia Departments.

 

PHILS info for the Department of Records.