Right-To-Know Law

Right-To-Know Requests

Citizens can file a Right-To-Know request in four ways (requests will also be accepted if submitted on the Uniform Request Form available on the State's Office of Open Records website):

  • Email (As a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment)
  • Fax
  • U.S. mail
  • In person

Click the following link to download the City of Franklin's Right-To-Know request form: 

For a detailed, helpful guide on how to make a request, click here


How to File an Appeal

If the City's Open Records Officer denies a record, or a portion of a record, the requester can file an appeal with the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records within 15 business days of the mailing date of the City's response. All appeals must be in writing and submitted on the Appeals Forms found on the State's website.

For a detailed, helpful guide on how to file an appeal, click here

Appeals may be faxed to (717) 425-5343 or sent via email  as a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment. They may also be sent via mail to the following address:

      Office of Open Records
      Commonwealth Keystone Building
      400 North Street, 4th Floor
      Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225


Right-To-Know Fee Schedule