Public Records Request

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The city of Lakewood is committed to providing the public with convenient access to information about city operations.

The City Clerk’s Office is the official contact for requesting public records not provided on this website. The city provides public records according to the Colorado Open Records Act requirements.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City Clerk’s Office has issued an Emergency Rule(PDF, 1MB) regarding CORA (Colorado Open Records Act) requests.  We strive to fulfill CORA request within three business days, however during the health pandemic, many of our city staff are working remotely which makes many documents inaccessible.  The City Clerk’s Office may need to invoke the extenuating circumstances exception which would allow for up to 10 business days to respond to CORA requests.  Please be assured we will do everything we can to fulfill your CORA request as quickly as reasonably possible. Your understanding and patience is very much appreciated. 


Administrative Regulation - Access to Public Records and Electronic Communication Systems(PDF, 2MB)

Public Records Request Online Process

Step 1.Review the Fee Schedule

Fees may apply to records requests. Please see our Fee Schedule(PDF, 268KB) for details.

Step 2.Submit a Request with Our Form

To inspect a city record, fill out a public records request form. Be as specific as possible about the record(s) you are seeking.

Public Records Request Form

Step 3.Await City Clerk Staff response with determination of fees or the records you requested.

Public Records Request Fillable PDF Form

Step 1.Review the Fee Schedule

Fees may apply to records requests. Please see our Fee Schedule(PDF, 268KB) for details.

Step 2.Download the fillable PDF form

Public Records Request Form(PDF, 264KB)

Step 3.Complete the form and save it


Step 4.Submit the form by email or fax

Please email the completed form to or fax to 303-987-7088