Public Records Request
The City of Santa Cruz understands and supports the public's right to access the public records created and maintained by the City in the course of their normal business. It is the goal of the City to provide service in a transparent manner which includes timely access to records in accordance with the California Public Records Act.
- Contact Planning to request land use records such as building permits and plans Click Here
- For City Council Agendas, Minutes, and supporting meeting documents please Click Here
- To access the Municipal Code, please Click Here
- For Vital Records such as birth, death or marriage certificates, please visit the Santa Cruz County Recorder's Office website or call 831-454-2800
FOR ALL OTHER RECORDS, PLEASE SUBMIT A PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW
As part of the COVID-19 response, City offices will be closed beginning March 17, 2020. Accordingly, our response times for public records act requests during this closure will be delayed. We will, however, diligently process any pending requests as staff time permits or upon our return. In the meantime, thank you for your patience