Freedom of Information Act Request Form

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We are working to fix this issue.


Request for copies or inspection of public records under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

Please note that vital records (i.e., birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses) must be obtained through the Champaign County Clerk.

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    Urbana City Clerk's Office
    400 S. Vine St.
    Urbana, IL 61801
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