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Online Public Records Request

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Please fill out the following online form and your request will be send to the Costa Mesa City Clerk's Office for processing. The responsible department will advise the person submitting the request, by telephone, e-mail or by mail of:
  1. The location, date, and time at which the requested records may be inspected.
  2. If copies of records requested are available, and the cost of providing such copies.
  3. Which of the records requested are not subject to disclosure as public records pursuant to applicable provisions of the Public Records Act.
  4. The City may also request additional information if the records request is not specific enough to permit the identification of the requested records.

If requesting Building Permits, please check our Document Search before submitting the request.

    If you would like a copy of a police record please call the Police Department Records Bureau directly at (714) 754-5373. 
    ***Do not file a public records request for police records.

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