Public Records Request

Making A Records Request

In compliance with the Public Records Act RCW 42.56, a request can be filed online or by contacting a records officer listed below.  Information about the document names you would like to request can be made by contacting staff directly in the related department or by contacting a Public Records Officer:

City Clerk's Office for General Records:
401 S Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
City Clerk Phone: (509) 764-3703 
Deputy City Clerk Phone: (509) 764-3713
E-Mail Public Records

Police Records:
411 S Balsam St.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Phone: (509) 764-3887
E-mail Police Records

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:

  • Request clarification for over broad requests
  • 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