We process requests on a case-by-case basis. Fees vary depending on the actual time required to research and provide the information. You should submit your request without payment. We will review your information and provide you with a letter explaining the required fees.
The State has a standardized fee schedule. Some of the more common fees are listed below:
There is no charge for the first 30 minutes of staff time. After that, charges are assessed for staff time-based on the level of skill or expertise required to complete the work performed. This includes time for research, locating records, compiling, editing, or otherwise processing information and records.
Fees for staff time
$25 per hour for clerical staff
$40 per hour for managerial level staff
$75 per hour for professional level staff
DOJ or other applicable legal fees are charged at the actual hourly rate set by statute ORS 192.324(4)(b).
Current price list for DAS State Printing and Distribution
CD or other Media Storage Device
Actual cost according to statewide price agreement with provider of office supplies. Due to the threat of computer viruses, OSP does not permit requestors to provide their own disks or other media storage devices.
There is no charge to send you documents by email or another electronic transfer method.
The actual cost for delivery of records such as postage or courier fees.
$5.00 for each true copy certification (each document, not each page).
Other Agency specific fees:
$12.50 flat rate if staff time to find and process record request does not exceed 30 minutes. Includes up to 10 pages.
$25.00 per hour if staff time exceeds 30 minutes or the responsive records exceed 10 pages, additional per page changes and staff fees will apply. Portions of hours will be pro-rated in intervals of 15 minutes.
$25.00 Flat rate if staff time to find and process record requests does not exceed 30 minutes. Includes up to 10 pages of notes.
Video/Audio Tapes or DVDs/CDs w/photographs/video clips, etc.
$25.00 per hour if redaction of images or audio is necessary, additional staff fees will apply and portions of hours will be pro-rated in intervals of 15 minutes.
$12.50 Official maintenance records specific to one radar/laser unit
Dispatch communication audio cassette tape or other electronic media (as it becomes available)
$40.00 Flat rate if staff time to find and process requested conversations does not exceed one hour and redaction of audio is not necessary.
$40 per hour if research exceeds one hour or redaction of audio is necessary, additional staff fees will apply. Portions of hours will be pro-rated in intervals of 15 minutes. Read the state policy.