Records Requests & Public Records Policy

Tennessee residents are entitled to inspect and request copies of City records.

The Tennessee Public Records Act is found in Tennessee Code Annotated 10-7-101 and the sections that follow it.

Pursuant to Tennessee Code Ann. Section 10-7-503 (g), every governmental entity subject to the Tennessee Public Records Act (TPRA) (Tennessee Code Ann. Section 10-7-501 et seq.), must establish a written public policy that is properly adopted by the appropriate governing authority.

Review the City of Lakeland’s Public Records Policy (PDF)

Records Request Form (PDF)

For more information, please call Lakeland City Hall at 901-867-2717.