Department of Records

Managing City government records.

Department of Records

What we do

The Department of Records (DOR) determines the information-storage standards for all City departments, boards, commissions, and agencies. Our department manages:

  • The City Archives
  • The Records Storage Center
  • The Recorder of Deeds
  • Central reprographic (copying) services

In addition to records management, we:

  • Provide the public access to City records.
  • Set and collect fees to cover the cost of copies of records.
  • Take in realty transfer taxes and document recording fees.
  • Maintain the City’s real property database and tax maps.

Connect

Address
City Hall
Room 156
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email records.info@phila.gov

Looking for more information?

You can find more about the Department of Records on the City's legacy pages.

Staff

Name Job Title Email Phone # Social
James P. Leonard Commissioner(215) 686-2261
Monique Nesmith-Joyner Deputy Commissioner(215) 686-2783
Lynda Yerkov Records Operations Manager(215) 686-2268

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