Public Records Fees
Research and Retrieval
The City of Thornton charges $33.58 per hour for research and retrieval of Records. The first hour is free of charge. Any Records request that is estimated to take five (5) or more hours to complete requires a 20 percent non-refundable deposit of the total estimated amount before any additional research and retrieval begins. Payment of any incurred fees is required prior to the release of Records.
For any in-person inspection of Records, staff supervision is billable at the rate of $33.58 per hour after the first free hour included under Research and Retrieval.
Standard page (8-1/2 x 11): $.25 per page
Oversize page (over 8-1/2 x 11): actual cost
Requestors will be charged the actual costs for hardware supplied by the City such as USB drives or CDs.