Under the Freedom of Information Act the Village will disclose public records within 21 days after the receipt of the Request Form for all requests made for commercial purposes, and within five business days for all other requests, unless the applicable response period is extended as provided by law or the request is denied. All extensions and denials will be in writing and will state the reasons therefore. The requestor may seek review of a denial by the Public Access Counselor of the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Judicial review of a denial is available under Section 11 of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILSC 140/1 et seq. For more detailed information, please consult the Village of Chicago Ridge Rules and Regulations for Implementation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, which are available from the Freedom of Information Officer.
Pick up Freedom of Information form at the Village Hall or download it.
Submit the completed and signed form in person or by mail to:
Chicago Ridge Village Hall
10455 S. Ridgeland Ave.
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Attn: Freedom of Information
A completed form can also be submitted via e-mail.