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Public Record Requests
​Purchasing Public Records
Any interested party may submit a request for information from a selected record. There is a charge for each request. The Board will respond to public record requests as soon as practicable and without unreasonable delay. The Board may request additional information or clarification from the requester for the purpose of expediting the public body’s response to the request.
  • The request must be in writing and clearly specify the documents or information being requested.  
  • The Board chairperson or designee will review the request and if approved, a bill will be prepared and sent to the requestor.
  • Upon receipt of payment, the records requested will be released.
  • A fee of 20 cents per page. 
  • Actual hourly rate of the Board member or staff person(s) responding to the public records request, in fifteen-minute increments.
  • Actual postage cost of method preferred by requestor.
  • Fee for duplication of oral records shall be $8.00 per digital compact disc.  
Form of Payment: Accepted forms of payment are:
  • Money order (You can get a money order from any post office.)
  • Cashier's check
  • Business check (business name must be on check)
The Board does not accept cash, personal checks, credit cards or debit cards.

Submit Requests by:  (we prefer emailed requests)

  • Mail:     BPPPS
  •             2575 Center St. NE, Suite 10
  •             Salem, OR 97301
  • Facsimile: (503) 945-9020.
For additional information please review the Board's
Administrative Rules or contact the Board’s Records Specialist at (503) 945-0915.