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FOIA and Request to Speak

Request to Speak Before Council

Request to speak form

Any person is entitled to address council during regular meetings concerning any matter on the agenda or any matter of city business. Persons desiring to address council must notify the municipal clerk in writing, giving their name and the item to be addressed, by 12:00 noon on the day of the meeting. The form may be downloaded here. The records identifying those persons requesting permission to address shall be available for public inspection. As to agenda items duly advertised or posted as the subject of public hearing, any member of the public may, without prior notice to council, comment on the advertised subject matter. Comments on personnel matters shall not be received nor shall personnel matters be considered by council at public meetings. Each speaker is allowed (3) minutes for his or her personal presentation.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

Freedom of Information Act Request form

Individuals wishing to file a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request (Public Records request) are asked to use the City's FOIA request form, submit a letter, or send an email to the City's Muncipal Clerk.  All requests are to be signed. 

All requests are to be submitted via fax (843-745-1050), mail (City of North Charleston, Attn: Clerk of Council. PO Box 190016, North Charleston, SC 29419) or hand-delivered (2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406). 

Hand-delivered request should be left submitted to the Clerk of Council's Office on the 3rd floor of City Hall (2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC 29406).

Public Records Contact:
Ellen Clark
Municipal Clerk



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