The Freedom on Information Act (FOIA) allows members of the public to make requests for inspection or for copies of public records for County offices under the  (Illinois General Assembly – 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq)

The Recorder of Deeds responds to requests for information maintained by their offices, please visit their site for more information about submitting requests to their offices.

Please note, all property records are available for public inspection, and a FOIA request is not required. Property records recorded since 1985 can be accessed on the Recorder of Deeds site.

If you need to submit a FOIA request, please access the directive form on the Recorder's Forms page.