Freedom of Information Requests

As a member of the public, you have the right to request any information held in custody or the control of Niagara Region.

Open Government and Routine Disclosure

We are doing business differently. To do this, we are providing data online. This will help foster innovation, investment and entrepreneurship. Before submitting a formal request:

  1. Search the website to see if the information is already available
  2. Contact the department as staff can often provide the information without a freedom of information request, saving you time and money

If the information is not available online or through the department, submit a Freedom of Information request below.

Start your Request

Application Fees / Completion Time

I understand that:

  • A $5 application fee is required when I submit my request, and that this fee cannot be waived.
  • There may be additional fees applied for photocopying/staff time, and if the estimate is over $100, you will notify me ahead of time
  • My request will take up to 30 days to process, and I will be notified if more time is required

Alternative option #1: Search this website

Consider looking through our web pages to see if the information is already publically available.

Alternative option #2: Contact a department

Staff are often able to provide the information without a formal request, saving you time and money.

Does your request concern personal health information?

Personal health information may include:

  • Physical / mental health information
  • Medications / treatment provided
  • Payments / eligibility for health care
  • Medical records / health history

Personal Health Application Form

1. Print this request form and mail/drop-off to our office:

2. Your request will be processed within 30 days.

Requests cannot be fast-tracked.

Email us or call 905-980-6000, ext. 3273 for more information.

Application Form

1. Print this request form and mail/drop-off to our office:

2. Submit the form with the $5 application fee

3. Your request will be processed within 30 days.

Requests cannot be fast-tracked.

Email us or call 905-980-6000, ext. 3468 for more information.


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