FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (FOIA)
The Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq., is the Illinois Statute governing the inspection of public records. This Act provides for public inspection of records in the possession of the City of West Peoria. Exemptions are also provided to insure the confidentiality of certain records. If anyone is looking to review records that are in possession of the City of West Peoria, please submit the Freedom of Information Act Records Request Form. Keep in mind that a lot of information is available on our website and you may easily find what you need without submitting a form.
City of West Peoria has a wide selection of web-based information available to the general public. Visit our Public Information page to see if your request is available through our website.
Requests for public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) may be in a variety of ways:
FOIA requests are taken during normal office hours at the City Clerk's Office. We will ask you to fill out this form.
You may email your FOIA request to
FOIA Request - City Clerk
2506 W. Rohmann Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604
Costs Associated with FOIA requests
Black and white copies: 8.5 by 11 inches and 8.5 by 14 inches: first 50 pages free; $0.10 per page thereafter
Copies maintained in electronic format and emailed: free
Copies larger than 8.5 by 14 inches: Actual cost of reproduction