2. How to make a Freedom of Information request
Before you start, check if we already have published the information!
What to include
You should provide:
- your name
- a contact address or email address
- a detailed description of the information you want - for example, you might want all information held on a subject, or just a summary
When you'll get a response
You should receive the information within 20 working days, however every attempt will be made to provide it sooner where possible. We will inform you when to expect the information if more time is needed. We may also ask you for further details to enable us to understand the request and to identify the information you are interested in.
Most requests are free but you might be asked to pay a small amount for photocopies or postage. We will let you know if you have to pay anything.
Check the copyright status of information you receive if you plan to reproduce it.
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More info about the journey
- your name
- a contact address
- a detailed description of the information you want, eg you might want all information held on a subject, or just a summary
We aim to respond to your request within 20 working days. If it will be longer than this we will contact you.
You can also submit a request for information in writing to:
Freedom of information, Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Newton Abbot. TQ12 4XX.