FOIA Request

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) | Inspection of Public Records Procedures.

The Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq., is the Illinois Statute governing the inspection of public records. This Act provides for public inspection of records in the possession of the County of Peoria. Exemptions are also provided to insure the confidentiality of certain records. If anyone is looking to review records that are in the possession of the County of Peoria, please submit a Freedom of Information Act Records Request Form. Keep in mind that a lot of information is available on our website and you may easily find what you need without submitting a form.

Peoria County has a wide selection of web-based information available to the general public. Visit our Public Information page to see if your request is available through our website.

Requests for public records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) may be made in a variety of ways.

In Person 

FOIA requests are taken during normal office hours at the Peoria County Administrative Office. We will ask you to fill out this form.

Peoria County Courthouse
324 Main Street, Room 502
Peoria, IL 61602

By E-mail 

You may email your FOIA request to

Please submit this completed form with your request.

By Mail

FOIA Request
324 Main Street, Room 502
Peoria, IL 61602

Please mail this form with your request.

  1. Shauna Musselman 2021

    Shauna Musselman

    Assistant County Administrator

Departments Under Control of County Administration

Costs Associated with FOIA requests

  • Black and white copies: 8.5 by 11 inches and 8.5 by 14 inches: First 50 pages: free; $0.15 per page thereafter
  • Copies maintained in electronic format and emailed: free
  • Copies larger than 8.5 by 14 inches: Actual cost of reproduction