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At no cost, building permit information is accessible online at Citizen Self Service. Meeting agenda packets and minutes are available online from 2007 to present.
You must make a written request which includes:
Requestor’s contact information. We would also need you to be very detailed when stating the type of documents you are requesting and if possible, provide a date range in order to narrow the request.
Request may be submitted by one of the following forms:
Click on the general tab and press Submit once you have filled in the information.
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City of BaytownAttn: City Clerk’s Office2401 Market StreetBaytown, Texas 77520
City of BaytownCity Clerk’s Office2401 Market StreetBaytown, Texas 77520
The City Clerk’s Office will "promptly" respond to your request. Requests are generally completed within 10 business days. However, requests may exceed the 10 business days depending on the amount of information you have requested, but you will receive notification from us by the 10th business day informing you if more time is required to comply with your request or if a request for an Attorney General Opinion is necessary.
Costs for Public Information Records are regulated by the Public Information Act and if it is determined that complying with your request will result in the imposition of a charge that exceeds $40, we will provide you with a cost estimate letter as required by Section 552.2615 of the Texas Government Code. A fee schedule, which was adopted by the City Council listing charges for various services, is available for inspection upon request.
Based on a previous determination decision (Open Records Decision No. 684) for all governmental bodies with regard to various exceptions to disclosure in the Public Information Act and other statues, we may redact the following confidential Information:
NOTE: Redacted documents will not be sent to any requestor electronically