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Freedom of Information Requests

File FOIL Request

Pursuant to New York State’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), members of the public may request copies of Town records, with certain exceptions. In order to request Town records, the requestor must submit a FOIL request form. This form may be viewed by clicking the link below.

Copies of Town Board Resolutions, Ordinances, Local Laws and Transcripts and all other records (Including Building Violations and Rental Registration Records):

Please Click Here to file a FoIL Request online via the Town Portal. If you do not already have an account click "Register Now" to create one. Once created you will be brought to the online FoIL request. In the sub type select the option that most closely aligns with what you are looking for, then in the text box write what documents you are looking for. Please provide as much detail as possible to ensure the correct documents are provided and that they are provided without delay.


To file a request via fax please use the FoIL Request Form found here

Only the top section of the form must be filled out, please include as much detail as possible for the information you are seeking.
Once you have completed the form, please fax it to:

By Fax: (516) 869-7605 
Office of the Town Attorney
220 Plandome Road
Manhasset, New York 11030

Copies of a Building Department Property File:
All Building Department Records requests are processed online. Many documents can be provided for download via the online portal. Click on the “Request Buildings Department Records” link below. You will be prompted to register on our online portal. Please choose a registration type that best describes you and answer all required questions.


Department of Building Safety, Inspection and Enforcement
176 Plandome Road
Manhasset, New York 11030

Once a request is filed, the request will be acknowledged within five (5) business days, at which time you will be notified of its estimated time of completion.


FOIL Request Form