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Public records may be viewed in the City Clerk's Office during regular business hours.  To request copies of public records from the City Clerk's Office, please fill out the Public Records Request Form.  Requests made for a commercial purpose require the Commercial Request Pricing Computation Form, as well.  Completed forms may be mailed or hand-delivered to the City Clerk's Office, located at 31 East 5th Street, Second Floor, Tempe, Arizona, 85281.  The forms may also be faxed to: (480) 858-2012, or e-mailed to: clerk@tempe.gov.  The cost for hard copies of documents for non-commercial use is 25 cents per single page.  For more information on public records guidance, standards, and statutes, please visit the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Record website.
 

 

Additional Public Record Forms

Request for Community Development Records - Please complete and submit this form to the Community Development Department (contact information is enclosed on the form) if you are requesting Certificate(s) of Occupancy, planning and zoning documents, building plans, and property record cards.  Fees may apply; please see the form for details.

Request for Police Records - Please complete and submit this form in person or by mail to the Tempe Police Department, located at 120 East 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281, if you are requesting Police records.  Electronic, telephonic, or fax requests are not accepted.  Your request will not be processed without payment.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please call (480) 350-8598 or visit the Police Records webpage.

Request for Court RecordsPlease complete and submit this form in person or by mail to the Tempe Municipal Court, located at 140 East 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281, if you are requesting Court records.  The form can also be faxed to the Criminal Division at (480) 350-2789, or the Civil Division at (480) 350-2790.  Your request with the Court will not be processed without payment – please call the Court at (480) 350-8271 to arrange payment.  For additional forms, please visit the Court Forms webpage.

 

 

 

 

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