DEL CODE § 10003 : Delaware Code - Section 10003: EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS

Search DEL CODE § 10003 : Delaware Code - Section 10003: EXAMINATION AND COPYING OF PUBLIC RECORDS

(a) All public records shall be open to inspection and copying by any citizen of the State during regular business hours by the custodian of the records for the appropriate public body. Reasonable access to and reasonable facilities for copying of these records shall not be denied to any citizen. If the record is in active use or in storage and, therefore, not available at the time a citizen requests access, the custodian shall so inform the citizen and make an appointment for said citizen to examine such records as expediently as they may be made available. Any reasonable expense involved in the copying of such records shall be levied as a charge on the citizen requesting such copy.

(b) It shall be the responsibility of the public body to establish rules and regulations regarding access to public records as well as fees charged for copying of such records.

60 Del. Laws, c. 641, § 1.;