Right To Know Requests

All Non-Police requests shall be submitted to the Township Open Records Officer: Adam Ravenstahl

All Police requests shall be submitted to the Township Police Department Open Records Officer: Lt. Matthew E. Grubb




Ways to Submit a Non-Police Request:

•  In Person or by Mail to:

Ross Township - Right To Know
c/o Adam Ravenstahl
1000 Ross Municipal Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

•  Via Email to: aravenstahl@ross.pa.us

•  Via our Website: Sign Up and Submit Here

•  By Fax - ATTN: Right To Know - 412-931-7062

What to Include:

  • 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. 
  • How you would prefer to receive the request. (example: mail, pick-up or e-mail) 

Agency Response:

The Agency Officer will respond as soon as possible, but no later than 5 business days after the request is received. All responses will be provided in writing from the Agency.

Fees for Printed Materials:

$0.25 per page for black & white copies
$0.50 per page for full color copies
$2.00 per page for large plans

2022 Fee Schedule

Please Note: If a requester has an outstanding debt from a previous request, future requests will NOT be granted until the debt is paid.

Procedures for Denied or Partially Denied Record Requests:

If a request for access to a record is denied, or denied in part, the requester has the right to appeal the denial in writing within 15 business days of the Agency's response to:

Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2234

Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343
Email: openrecords@pa.gov

An appeal may also be filed ONLINE.

For More Information:

- Visit the Office of Open Records Website
- View the Citizens' Guide to the Right to Know Law