Open Public Records Act
P.L. 2001, CHAPTER 404
N.J.S. 47:1A-1 et seq.The Legislature finds and declares it to be the public policy of this State that:
All records shall be accessible
Government records shall be readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination by the citizens of this State, with certain exceptions, for the protection of the public interest, and any limitations on the right of access accorded by P.L.1963, c.73 (C.47:1A-1 et seq.) as amended and supplemented, shall be construed in favor of the public’s right of access;…
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To obtain public records from the Town of Phillipsburg, use the OPRA – FORM (downloadable PDF) must be completed and submitted to the appropriate department.