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PO Box 609
118 W Maple St
Centralia, WA 98531
Phone: 360-330-7670
Fax: 360-330-7673
Contact: Deena Bilodeau, CMC
Hours: M - F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Closed Holidays
  Request for Public Records

Please Note:

Centralia Municipal Court Records must be requested directly from the Court.  Please call or e-mail the Court Administrator at 360-330-7667 or rdunnagan@cityofcentralia.com.

Centralia Police Department records must be requested directly from the Police Department.  The link to request Police Department records can be found on the homepage, on the left hand side under "Request Police Records".

For all other records, the City Clerk has been designated as the Public Records Officer for the City of Centralia and will serve as the point of contact for members of the public in requesting disclosure of a public record. For information on disclosure of public records, refer to Chapter 2.10 of the Centralia Municipal Code and R.C.W. 42.56. 

To make a request for records, other than Centralia Municipal Court and Police Department records, print off the Public Disclosure Request form by Clicking HereComplete and submit the form to the City Clerk.  For assistance or to submit the form, contact:

City Clerk/Public Records Officer
Deena Bilodeau, CMC
PO Box 609/118 W Maple St
Centralia  WA  98531
E-mail: dbilodeau@cityofcentralia.com

Response to Records Requests

Within five business days of the receipt of the request, the Public Records Officer or designee will do one of the following:

- Make the records available for inspection, provide the records or direct requestor to where the 
  record can be found on the City website. 
- Provide a reasonable estimate of when the records will be available.
- Contact the requestor to request clarification if needed.
- Deny the request citing the reason for denial.

Cost for Public Records

There is no fee for inspecting public records.

- Standard copies: Fifteen cents a page for single sided 8 1/2 by 11 and 8 1/2 by 14.  Single sided 11 by 17 shall be considered two pages of 8 1/2 by 11. Scanned copies shall be at a cost of 10 cents per page.
- Audiotape or CD copying/recording reproduction shall be at a cost of one dollar per tape/CD.
- Outside copying: actual cost.
- Postage: actual cost.

Note:  Some public records are available on this website at no cost. 


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