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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

York County complies with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).


York County will attempt to provide comprehensive and expedient public access to County records in accordance with the requirements of state law. Pursuant to section 30-4-30 (c), a response to a written FOIA request must be made within 10 working days (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are excluded) of receipt of the written request, and the documents have to be produced no later than 30 calendar days after the response date. If the documents requested are more than two years old, the response time is 20 days, and the documents must be produced no later than 35 calendar days from the response date.


York County adheres to the York County Freedom of Information Act Policy (applicable charges for FOIA are listed within this document). Additionally, York County adheres to the Family Privacy Protection Act of 2002 which sets forth the standards for redactions and/or denial for commercial solicitation requests.


Pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. § 30-2-50, obtaining or using public records for commercial solicitation directed to any person in the State of South Carolina is prohibited and is punishable by a fine of up to $500 and imprisonment up to one year, or both.


To submit a request, please email Karen Brogdon, Clerk to Council, at [email protected] or mail the online FOIA request (located at bottom of page) to the attention of:

County Manager's Office

Attn: FOIA

PO Box 66 York, SC 29745




Complete an online FOIA request now

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