Right To Know Contact Information

A. County of Lancaster Open Records Office



For record requests pertaining to the County of Lancaster, except those identified in parts B or C below, submit a completed County of Lancaster Open Records Request Form or Pennsylvania Office of Open Records Standard Right to Know Request Form to the County of Lancaster Open Records Officer at the following address:


                County of Lancaster 
                Tammy L. Bender
                150 North Queen Street, Suite 714 
                Lancaster, PA 17603 
                Phone: 717-735-1584 
                Fax: 717-824-8520 
                E-mail:openrecords@co.lancaster.pa.us
 

B. Office of the District Attorney Open Records Officer

 

For requests pertaining to the Office of the District Attorney and Lancaster Countywide Communications submit a completed County of Lancaster Open Records Request Form or Pennsylvania Office of Open Records Standard Right to Know Request Form request form to the Office of the District Attorney Open Records Officer at the following address:

            Lancaster County Office of the District Attorney 
            
Amara Riley, Open Records Officer
            50 North Duke Street
            Lancaster, PA 17608 
           Email: dartk@co.lancaster.pa.us

            ***Fax requests are not accepted by the Office of the District Attorney*** 
 

C. Court of Common Pleas Open Records Officer

For requests pertaining to the Court of Common Pleas, court-appointed departments and court appointed personnel submit a completed Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Right to Know/Rule 509 Request Form to the Court Rule 509 Open Records Officer at the following address:

            Court Rule 509 Open Records Officer 
            Office of Court Administration 
            Lancaster County Courthouse 
            50 North Duke Street 
            Lancaster, PA 17608 
            Email: lancastercourtrule509@co.lancaster.pa.us 
  

D. Appeals of Denials by the District Attorney Open Records Officer for Records Related to Criminal Investigative Records

 
 
Appeals related to a denial by the Office of the District Attorney Open Records Officer regarding a request for criminal investigative records should be submitted in writing to the following address: 
 
           Lancaster County Office of the District Attorney
           Amara Riley
, District Attorney Appeals Officer
           
50 North Duke Street 
           
Lancaster, PA 17608


E. Appeals of Denials by the Open Records Officer and All Other Denials by the District Attorney Open Records Officer



All other appeals related to a denial by the Open Records Officer or the Office of the District Attorney Open Records Officer, except those identified in parts D and F, should be submitted to the following address:
 
              Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 
           Office of Open Records 
           Erik Ameson, Executive Director
           Commonwealth Keystone Building 
           400 North Street, Plaza Level 
           Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225 
           Telephone: (717) 346-9903
           
Email: openrecords@state.pa.us
           Website: http://openrecords.state.pa.us
 

F. Appeals of Denials by the Court Rule 509 Open Records Officer

Appeals related to a denial by the Court Rule 509 Open Records Officer should be submitted to the following address: 

            Office of Court Administration 
            50 North Duke Street 
            Lancaster, PA 17608-3480