Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right-To-Know Law, US citizens have the right to access and copy certain documents classified as public records.
Please note that any day on which the municipal office is closed shall not count towards the statutory deadline for responding to a request for records. The Open Records Officer will process any requests in the order received, and only on days when the municipal office is open for business.
Requesting Township Records
Requests for records must be addressed to the Agency Open Records Officer(AORO)/Right to Know Officer (RTKO) and can be submitted by email, fax, mail, or in person. The request should be specific and not seek answers to questions. After filing a request, a response will be issued within 5 business days or we may request a thirty (30) day extension.
Township’s Open Records Officer is:
Joseph Egan, RTK Officer/AORO
935 N. Providence Road
Media, PA 19063
Phone: 610-565-4944 ext. 104
Commonly Requested Records:
Filing an Appeal
When a request is denied or deemed denial, a requester may file an appeal to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records. The appeal must be filed within 15 business days of the denial or deemed denial date. The appeal must also include the request, agency denial if one exists, and address agency grounds that the request was denied. An appeals officer will determine if the record(s) is subject to public access.
An appeal may be filed to the Office of Open Records via its Online Appeal Form, email, fax, or in person at:
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234