The Kansas Open Records Act guarantees any person the right to inspect and obtain copies of all public records – unless the records are closed consistent with specific provisions of law.
Within three business days a county agency must either:
Please note that Sedgwick County does charge a fee to assemble the requested information. This covers the cost of staff time as well as the cost of copying or reproducing the record.
Sedgwick County is committed to making our programs and services accessible to persons with disabilities. People with disabilities requiring accommodations to access open records may contact 660-9840 for assistance.
KORA requires that each Kansas government designate a Freedom of Information Officer (FIO). The role of the FIO is to assist requesters in submitting requests to agencies that maintain records they wish to obtain, answer general questions about KORA and assist departments in responding to KORA requesters. The Freedom of Information Officer for Sedgwick County is:
Records Manager and Freedom of Information Officer
Courthouse Records Center
525 N. Main (Basement Mezzanine)
Wichita, KS 67203-3782