Public Records Request

Making A Records Request

In compliance with the Public Records Act, a request can be filed online or by completing a fill-in form (PDF).  Information about the document names you would like to request can be made directly to the related department or by contacting a Public Records Officer:

City Clerk for General Records:
401 S Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 764-3703 Fax: (509) 764-3739 


Clerical Supervisor for Police Records:
411 S Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 764-3887 Fax: (509) 764-3919


Cost for Public Records -

There is no fee for inspecting public records.

  • Printed copies: black and white copies (8.5" x 11" and 14") $0.15 per page
  • Scanned copies $0.10 per page
  • Electronic delivery $0.05 cents per each 4 files and $0.10 per gigabyte
  • Color, larger documents and digital media: Actual cost of reproduction
  • Actual cost of other media, postage, mailing materials, or delivery charges

The City may:

  • Provide copies in installments
  • Require advance payment before providing further installments
  • Require a deposit of 10 percent of the estimated cost prior to the copies being made