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Public Records

The Port of Seattle is committed to providing full assistance to those seeking access to Port records. As a special-purpose municipal corporation serving the citizens of King County, the Port complies with the Washington State Public Records Act Chapter 42.56 RCW.

Select one of the buttons to the right to request either our general records, the Port of Seattle Police records online request system, or The Northwest Seaport Alliance records request.

Read more information about frequently asked questions regarding public records: 

Q1: What are public records?

The Public Records Act is a Washington State law that allows you to review government records. Public records include documents in all formats, whether electronic or paper, that relate to government operations or conduct.

Q2: How is access to Port public records governed?

Q3: What records are exempt from disclosure?

Q4: What if I only have a question or want general information?

Q5: How do I request a copy of a public document?

Q6: What are the benefits of using Next Request, the online records request tool? 

Q7: When will I receive a response to my public disclosure request?

Q8: Is there a fee?



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