Freedom of Information Request Form

The Freedom of Information Act request is a procedure to request information relative to Township business to inspect Township records and obtain copies of Township records.

(It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140.3.1(c)).
(If you are requesting that the public body waive any fees for copying the documents, you must attach a statement of the purpose of the request, and whether the principal purpose of the request is to access or disseminate information regarding the health, safety and welfare or legal rights of the general public. 5 ILCS 140/6(c)).
Please be specific as possible on the records requested.
The Township of Downers Grove will respond to a request for public records within 5 working days after receipt of this form and 21 days to reply for commercial enterprise requests. If your request is denied, you may file an appeal. Appeals should be addressed to the Public Access Counselor at the Illinois Attorney General's Office. Costing of copying information requested will be due upon delivery.
Please provide requestor's full name.

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