Everyone has the right to access a record in the custody and control of the Town of Cobourg, unless it falls within one of the exemptions as described in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA).
Freedom of Information requests are for records that contain personal or confidential information.
Routine Disclosure requests are for records that contain public information.
The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) provides an individual with the right to access records of information, including their own personal information, under the custody and control of a local government institution (municipality, county, region) with certain limitations in order to protect personal and sensitive information.
You will need to complete the Freedom of Information Request Form and pay the $5 filing fee (per request). Additional fees may apply if a lot of research and photocopying is required.
The Municipal Clerk has 30 days to respond to Freedom of Information Requests unless an extension is required, in which case notification is provided to the applicant in writing outlining the reasons.
For more information, read the Freedom of Information Policy.
You will need to complete the Routine Disclosure Request Form.