Virginia Freedom of Information Act

Your FOIA Rights

You have the right to request to inspect or receive copies of public records, or both.
You have the right to request that any charges for the requested records be estimated in advance. 
If you believe that your FOIA rights have been violated, you may file a petition in district or circuit court to compel compliance with FOIA.  Alternatively, you may contact the FOIA Council at 1-866-448-4100 or foiacouncil@dls.virginia.gov for a nonbinding advisory opinion.