How much does it cost to obtain public records?

Most records are provided free of charge. However, requester's will be notified in advance of any charges. The City of Durham may make reasonable charges not to exceed its actual cost incurred in accessing, duplicating, supplying, or searching for the requested records.

  • Photocopy (Black & White copy) $0.03 per page
  • Photocopy (Color) $0.65 per page
  • Flash drive or requester may bring in an unopened flash drive
  • First Class US Postage Cost

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1. Public Records Definition
2. What records are exempt from the Public Records Law?
3. May I request to inspect a record rather than get a copy?
4. What information should I provide to help the City fulfill my request?
5. How much does it cost to obtain public records?
6. How long should I expect to wait to have my request fulfilled?