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Can I be charged for a FOIA request?

The Village of Tinley Park charges the following fees to individuals who are not voluminous...

Why would a FOIA request be considered "unduly burdensome"?

FOIA allows requests to be identified as "unduly burdensome" for the Village of Tinley Park.  A...

How many days will it take the Village to respond to my FOIA request?

The Village of Tinley Park has five (5) business days (not counting Saturdays and Sundays) from the...

What is a recurrent requester?

A recurrent requester is a person that in the 12 month immediately preceding the request has...

What is FOIA?

The Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140 et seq., addresses the public's right to access...

What is a FOIA request for commercial purposes?

A FOIA request for commercial purposes is when the requester seeks to use part or all of the...

What is a voluminous request?

A voluminous request is one that includes more than five (5) individual requests for more than five...

What kind of information is considered public records?

Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)(5 ILCS 140/)List of Items Considered Public RecordsPublic...

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