Government Records Request (OPRA)

How to Request a Public Record

Hazlet Township 

Other Governmental Records

Public Record Information
Under OPRA, a public record is any paper, written or printed book, document, drawing, map, plan, photograph, microfilm, data processed or image processed document, information stored or maintained electronically or by sound-recording or in a similar device, or any copy thereof, that has been made, maintained or kept on file . . . or that has been received in the course of his or its official business . . .[N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1.1 }

Exceptions 
Our office may be restricted by fulfilling an OPRA request: 

  • If the record does not exist and one must be created to respond to the request
  • Information that could jeopardize computer security
  • Personal identifying information. Specifically, Social security numbers, credit card numbers, unlisted phone numbers and drivers license numbers. 
  • Any record within the attorney-client privilege.
  • and more.

OPRA Open Public Records Act General Request For Access to Government Records