Maryland Public Information Act Manual (14th ed., October 2015)
SAMPLE REQUEST LETTER
August 31, 2015
Mr. Freeman Information
110 First Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21200
Dear Mr. Information:
This is a request under the Maryland Public Information Act, Title 4 of the
General Provisions of the Maryland Code. I am making this request on behalf of my
client, Wanda Know. In this capacity, I wish to inspect all records in your custody and
control pertaining to the following:
the denial by the Commission of the license or permit
to Wanda Know which occurred on August 17, 2015;
any studies, statistics, reports, recommendations, or
other records that treat in any fashion the
Commission's actions, practices, or procedures
concerning the granting or denial of licenses or
permits during the last three fiscal years.
If all or any part of this request is denied, I request that I be provided with a
written statement of the grounds for the denial. If you determine that some portions
of the requested records are exempt from disclosure, please provide me with the
portions that can be disclosed.
Please advise me as to the cost, if any, for inspecting the records described above.
I anticipate that I will want copies of some or all of the records sought. If you have