Public Records

The City of Sandusky acknowledges that it maintains many records used in the administration and operation of the city. The records maintained by the city and the ability to access them are a means to provide trust between the public and the city.

The city maintains its records in a manner which allows the city to provide the general public prompt inspection of the city's public records, and copies of these records, within a reasonable amount of time during its regular business hours from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except published holidays.

The City of Sandusky has a citywide Public Records Policy, and Schedules of Retention and Disposal for each Department (RC-2).

Public Records Request FormThe City of Sandusky, Ohio government belongs to the citizens of Sandusky. We conduct our government activities in the open, and we are proud of our strong commitment to this important principle of democracy. While not mandatory, if you fill out this form it will help us provide the public records you are requesting in a timelier fashion. If you have questions regarding public records, please contact us

The City of Sandusky, Ohio provides photocopies of public records according to the following schedule: 24 copies or less – no charge; 25 copies or more – five cents each (calculated from the 25th copy). All requests require advance payment. Mailing charges are assessed at actual cost. There is no charge to inspect records while in the City of Sandusky buildings.