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Filing a Freedom of Information Act Request:

All public records in the of Hanover Township are available to any person for inspection or copying, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. For information related to the public’s rights under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, please visit the Attorney General website, (click here).

To request public record from Hanover Township, please submit in writing, (either via email, fax, or mail), a letter detailing the documents you are requesting to have access. The letter should be sent to our Freedom of Information Officer.

FOIA Officer  
Hanover Township
250 S. IL Route 59
Bartlett, IL 60103

Phone: 630.837.0301
Fax: 630.837.9064

clerk@hanover-township.org or jbarr@hanover-township.org or spowers@hanover-township.org

The requested public records that the individual is entitled to receive will be provided within five, (5), business days; and except for unusual circumstances as permitted under the Freedom of Information Act, they will be made available within five working days from the date of receipt of the request.

In the event that the request for records cannot be complied with, a written denial notice stating the specific reasons for the denial will be delivered to the person making the request. Any person denied access to inspect or copy any public records may appeal such denial by providing written notice of the appeal to the Illinois Attorney General Public Access Counselor at publicaccess@atg.state.il.us or mail to:

Cara Smith
Public Access Counselor
Office of the Attorney General
500 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, Illinois  62706

Public Records Fees

Information may be requested by electronic means or print. Single copies of public records are made available at no charge. However, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, a fee may be charged for providing copies of any other records or documents that exceed 50 pages, require color or oversized pages.  Shipping costs may be charged.  

For more information on the Freedom of Information Act, please contact Clerk Katy Dolan Baumer, at 630.837.0301.