Public Records

Effective January 1, 2017, the Massachusetts Public Records Law, G.L. c.66 and c.4, §7(26) provides that a municipality must, within 10 business days (Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays), respond to a request for records by providing access to or a copy of such records, or explaining any delay or denial.

The guidelines below are intended to assist members of the public seeking access to public records in the custody of the Town of Richmond:

Public Records Guidelines
Public Records Request Form