A Public Information or Open Records request is a request for public information contained in the files or records of a Texas governmental agency. Open Records or Public Information requests are governed by provisions of the Public Information Act (Texas Attorney General Public Information Handbook), Texas Government Code, Chapter 552.
A Public Information or Open Records request must be for the inspection or copies of an existing document or record. An agency is not required to generate a new document to respond to a request.
Procedures to Obtain Information
- Submit your written request by mail, use the web portal to submit an emailed request or in person to the appropriate Angelina County department.
- Include enough description and detail about the request to enable the County to accurately identify and locate the information requested.
- Cooperate with the County’s reasonable efforts to clarify the type or amount of information requested.
- Respond to written estimates of charges for reproducing records and make timely payment for all mutually agreed charges.
To submit a Public Information or Open Records Request to Angelina County by mail, please click on the link below to obtain the request form. This form should be submitted to the Department, Department Head or Elected official that is custodian of the requested records. You can find the physical mailing addresses of Department Heads and Elected Officials here.
Angelina County accepts emailed requests only through the web portal. You can access the web portal submission at the below link.