Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) establishes a process by which any individual can request access to information contained in records in the custody or control of the City of New Westminster.

The Act:

  • Gives individuals rights to request copies of the City of New Westminster records and receive them in a timely manner. This includes records containing an individual’s personal information.
  • Protects privacy by placing restrictions on the City of New Westminster when collecting or disclosing personal information. 

The Act is applicable to all records in the custody and control of the City of New Westminster, subject to exceptions provided for in the Act.

Click here to download a Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act Request for Records form (pdf).