How do I make a FOIA request?
The Village of Westmont and the Westmont Police Department each has their own FOIA request process and forms.

For VILLAGE FOIA requests:
* In person at the Village Clerk’s Office, Village Hall, 31 W. Quincy during business hours
* Online from the Village Website - please click on the link below

For POLICE FOIA requests:
* In person at the Westmont Police Department, 500 N. Cass Avenue
* For more info regarding Police Department FOIA requests, please visit:

Per FOIA rules, the Village and Police Department must accept and process all written requests that are submitted.Village FOIA Request Form

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1. What is a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request?
2. Has there been an update regarding laws pertaining to FOIA requests?
3. How do I make a FOIA request?
4. What’s the difference between a FOIA request for a general public record and a FOIA request for the Westmont Police Department?
5. Can a FOIA request be denied?
6. What is the charge for a FOIA request?
7. How long does the Village of Westmont have to respond to a FOIA request?

8. Can a denied FOIA request be appealed?