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Freedom of Information Act

Freedom of Information Act

Much of the information you may be looking for is already accessible through the Aurelius Township website. The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231-15.246, provides for public access to certain public records, permits the charging of prescribed fees and deposits, and provides remedies and penalties for non-compliance.  A person has a right to inspect, copy, or receive copies of certain requested public records.  Some public records are permitted or required not to be disclosed.  The township is a public body that must comply with the FOIA.  The township has established the following Procedures and Guidelines, terms have the same meaning as defined in the FOIA.  A complete copy of the FOIA is available on the Michigan Legislature's website at www.legislature.mi.gov.

FOIA Policy

FOIA Written Public Summary

FOIA  Procedure and Guidelines

Sample FOIA Request Form - Attachment A

FOIA Sample Certificate of Non-Existence of Public Record - Attachment B

FOIA Detailed Itemization of Fees - Attachment C





Procedure for Verbal Request for Inspection of Public Records