Public Records Request

All requests for review and / or duplication of public records shall be submitted to the Township in writing.

Use the Public Records Request form, the State Office of Open Records request form, or include all of the following information with your written request:

  • Identification or description of the requested record in sufficient detail to enable the Township to ascertain which records are being requested.
  • Name, address and telephone number of the individual to receive the Township’s response. The medium in which the record is requested to be provided (example: mail, pick-up, e-mail)

Written Requests

Written requests may be submitted to the Township as follows:

  • In Person: (Hand Delivered) to the Township Manager, Douglas Sample at: 
  • 1000 Ross Municipal Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237;
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • By Mail: To Township Manager, Ross Township Municipal Center (At the same address).
  • By Email: Email the Township Manager

Procedures for Denied or Partially Denied Record Requests

If a written request for access to a record is denied, or denied in part, the requester has the right to appeal the denial in writing to:

Pennsylvania Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Phone: 717-346-9903