What is a Public Record?

“Public records” are all documents, papers, letters, maps, books, tapes, photograms, films, sound recordings, data processing software or other material, regardless of the physical form, characteristics or means of transmission, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by any agency.  

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1. Does the City Attorney’s Office provide free legal advice to citizens?
2. I have received a notice of violation from an officer in the Code Enforcement Dept. How may I reach the Officer?
3. How can I get a copy of a city ordinance?
4. What is a Public Record?
5. What type of cases does the City Attorney’s Office handle?