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Reading PennsylvaniaCity of Reading, Pennsylvania

Right to Know Request

About the Right-to-Know Law
Pursuant to the Right-To-Know Law (Act 3 of 2008) (the “Act”), municipalities are generally required to make records available for inspection and duplication absent certain exceptions set forth in the Act.

Information regarding the Act is available from the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records:
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
(717) 346-9903


Right-to-Know Requests for Reading Parking Authority Records
The submission of a Right-to-Know Request to the Reading Parking Authority must be made by completing and submitting a
Right-to-Know Request Form.

All requests must be submitted to the Reading Parking Authority’s Open-Records Officer. The completed form can be submitted at the Reading Parking Authority, 613 Franklin Street, Reading PA 19602 or in the following ways:

    1. EMAIL
      Scan the completed form and send as an email attachment to righttoknow@readingparking.com
    2. USPS MAIL
      Mahlon J. Boyer, Esquire
      Open-Records Officer
      c/o Reading Parking Authority
      613 Franklin Street
      Reading, PA 19602
    3. FAX
      (610) 655-6446

The Reading Parking Authority will reply to your request as required by the Act. If you have questions about making a Right-to-Know Request to the Reading Parking Authority, or in regard to a request you have submitted, you may contact the Reading Parking Authority’s Open-Records Officer at righttoknow@readingparking.com.


Read Reading Parking Authority’s Right-to-Know policy


Appealing a Right-to-Know Decision
If your Right-to-Know Request to the Reading Parking Authority is denied, or deemed denied, the Act gives you the right to appeal the denial to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.

Pursuant to the Act, all appeals must state the grounds upon which the requester asserts the requested records are public records, and must address any grounds stated by the Reading Parking Authority for delaying or denying the request. All appeals must be filed within fifteen (15) business days of the mailing date of the Reading Parking Authority’s response or a deemed denial as defined in the Act.