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Evelyn Jahed
Public Records Officer/Municipal Services Manager/City Clerk

17425 Ballinger Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA  98155

Phone: 206-368-5440
FAX: 206-364-6521

Hours (excluding legal holidays)
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The City of Lake Forest Park is committed to providing full access to public records in accordance with the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW Chapter 42.56). The purpose of the Act is to provide the public with full access to records concerning the conduct of government, mindful of individual privacy rights and the desirability of the efficient administration of government.

The City provides various records on its website, Requesters are encouraged to view records available on the website prior to submitting a records request.

Process to Request Public Records

In September 2015, the City Council adopted Resolution 1497, approving the City’s Public Disclosure Administrative Policy and the process for responding to public records requests. Requests are submitted to the Public Records Officer on the Public Records Request Form. Requests may be submitted in person or by mail, email, or fax. Oral requests are not accepted.

Lake Forest Park Municipal Court files are not subject to the Public Records Act. Access to these records may be sought by contacting the Municipal Court directly.

Fees for Public Records
For a listing of the current fees for copies of records, please refer to Resolution 1415, 2016 User Fee Schedule.