Public Records

Lake Forest Records Online Database

The City provides easy access to many of the City's documents online. Copies of Ordinances, Resolutions, Minutes, Agreements, Agenda Staff Reports, Site Development Plans, Grading Permits, and other records may be found by searching our online database.

If you are asked to enter a username and password, "public" for both the user name and password. Do not use quotation marks.

Public Records Requests

If the records you are looking for are not available online, you may submit a request for a Public Record at any time using Ask Lake Forest. Simply select the category "Public Records," enter your request, and click on the continue button.

For records requested under the guidelines of the California Public Records Act, please use the Public Records Request Form (PDF) and submit by mail or drop it off in person at the City Clerk's Office.

Per the Public Records Act, the City upon a request for a copy of records, has ten (10) days from receipt of the request to complete.