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FOIA Requests

The West Virginia Freedom of Information Act (“Act”), W.Va. Code §29B-1-1 et seq., requires public bodies to provide public records in response to requests, unless those records are exempt from disclosure in accordance with the Act. The City of Buckhannon welcomes FOIA requests by interested parties and individuals.

How to File a FOIA Request

No particular form is required to submit a FOIA request. To make sure we understand exactly what you want, we must have your request in writing.

A request may be made via letter or email. If you would like to email a FOIA request, please send it to:

If you use the U. S. Mail to send your request, please send it to:

City Recorder
FOIA Request – City Hall
70 East Main Street
Buckhannon, WV 26201

All FOIA requests must include:

  • Requester’s Name
  • Requester’s Address
  • Requester’s City, State, Zip
  • Requester’s Telephone Number (including area code)
  • Requester’s Email Address (if available)
  • Date of the request

Pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I am requesting the following public records maintained by the City Recorder Office of the City of Buckhannon (be as specific as possible, the city will contact you if we are unable to understand your request):


Reports and documents normally distributed to the public are available at 75 cents per page.

Checks should be made payable to “City of Buckhannon”.