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Public Records Request Information


Many of the City's public records are available in the City's Document Library.


City of Federal Way Requests
You may obtain a request form by any of the following methods:




Police & Municipal Court Requests
Requests for police or municipal court records (including police reports) must be made directly to the department:


Fees by Record Type

There is no fee to review records. The fees charged for copies is in accordance with the City's Fee Schedule and outlined below:

Record Type/Size


Black and white copies (8.5" x 11") $0.15 per page
Scanning $0.15 per page
Color copies $0.25 per page
Large Size Copy (24" x 36") $5.00 per sheet
Large Size Copy (36" x 48") $7.00 per sheet
Mailing / postage charges Cost of postage and mailing container
Audio duplication CD $10 per CD
Video duplication $25 per DVD
GIS Map Requests Call for quote


Please Note: For larger requests the City may request a deposit as well as provide the records in installments.