The following words and terms, when used in this policy, shall have the following meaning unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

FOIA Request” or “Request” means a request to inspect or copy Public Records pursuant to Chapter 29, Section 10003 of the Delaware Code and in accordance with the policy hereunder.

Public Record” shall have the meaning set forth in 29 Del. C. §10002.

Requesting Party” shall mean the party filing a FOIA Request.


The purpose of this policy is to set forth the rules and procedures for responding to requests from the public for Public Records under Title 29, Chapter 100 of the Delaware Code, the Freedom of Information Act.


Method of Filing Request:


FOIA Requests may be made by email or submitting the online request to the shelter.




Payment of $20.00 shall be due at the time of the request for information. The records are released to the Requesting Party within 15 business days pursuant to the request and after fees collected by the Shelter.


Effective Date

This policy is effective from May 1, 2013.




Please supply an incident number if you have one. This will allow us to provide you with as much information as possible.
Once you have completed and submitted the form, you will be redirected to a payment page. There is a $20.00 fee for each request.


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Please review your information for accuracy. The extra "look over" on your part will save us time by not having to review re-submits ... time that we can dedicate to our animals and to trying to find yours.
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