Response time for FOIA requests is as follows:
The KCHA reserves the right to request an extension for time to either of the above request types, given the need for the extension complies with the Freedom of Information Act Section (5 ILCS 140/3)(e) and (f).
Submitting your FOIA request is simple!
Enter all required information and electronically submit the form below.
The State of Illinois has passed a law known as the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140). Under FOIA, records in possession of KCHA may be accessed by the public upon written request. Under FOIA, the KCHA provides access to public records for those who request them. Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140 Section 2, (c), a public record is any record, report, form, writing, letter, memoranda, book, paper, map, photograph, card, tape, recording, electronic data processing record, electronic communication, recorded information and all other documentary materials of physical form or characteristics, having been prepared, or having been or being used, received, possessed or under the control of any public body.