What are public records?
Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes defines 'Public Records' to mean all documents, papers, letters, maps, books, tapes, photographs, films, sound recordings, or other material, regardless of physical form or characteristics or the means of transmission, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by any agency. Chapter 119 provides that public records must be open to inspection by 'any person' with the exception of those designated exemptions detailed in Chapter 119 and other state statutes.

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1. What are public records?
2. How can I request a public record?
3. Are there fees involved in getting records?
4. When will I get the records?
5. Where can I find more information about public records?
6. What is the policy regarding email communication and public records requests?