Public Information Requests

Requests for Production of Documents and Information

If you are making a public information request, please contact directly the City department that has the information you are seeking. If you are unsure of which department to contact, you may send your request to the Office of the City Secretary and it will be forwarded to the appropriate department(s).

Information Available on Website

The information you are requesting may already be available online on this site. The City’s website is designed to provide easy access to a variety of records at your fingertips. Our search engine (above) is a great way to find information. Click on the following links for access to the City Charter and Code of Ordinances; City Council agendas; City Council meeting minutes; City Budget information; online maps; completed audits; City construction projects; restaurant inspection scores; Police crime statistics and maps; registered sex offenders; and wanted suspects. These represent just a sampling of online information available on the City’s website.

In addition, the “How Do I “ link also provides useful information on a variety of subjects. Here are just a few examples of the information that is available:

    How do I: Apply for a Building Permit; Utility Services; an Alarm Permit 
    Find City Facilities, the Municipal court 
    Pay a utility bill or a Garland ticket 
    Register to vote 
    Report a minor crime or accident; animal bitestreet light outage 
    Request a service