It is the public policy of the State of Michigan that all persons (except those persons incarcerated in State or local correctional facilities) are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and public employees, and that the people shall be informed so that they may fully participate in the democratic process.


  • A request must sufficiently describe a public record, to enable CCE Central Dispatch to locate the record(s).
  • An online FOIA Request Form can be completed through our website, by clicking the “FOIA Request Form” to the left.
  • The words “FOIA” or “FOIA Request” must be in the request to assist CCE Central Dispatch in providing a prompt response.
  • Requests to inspect or obtain copies of public records prepared, owned, used, possessed or retained by CCE Central Dispatch may be submitted on our website through the FOIA Request Form, or by letter, fax, email, or by verbal request. Any verbal request will be documented by CCE Central Dispatch using the FOIA Request Form on the website.
  • A specific form to submit a written request is not required. However, a FOIA Request Form is available online through our website and other FOIA-related forms are available by clicking on the document links below or at 1694 US 131 Highway, Petoskey, Michigan 49770.
  • Written requests may be delivered in person or by mail to the office at 1694 US 131 Highway, Petoskey, Michigan, but must contain the words “FOIA” or “FOIA Request”.
  • Requests may be faxed to (231) 348-1087. To ensure a prompt response, faxed requests must contain the term “FOIA” or “FOIA Request” on the first/cover page.
  • Requests may be emailed to [email protected]. Again, to ensure a prompt response, email requests must contain the term “FOIA” or “FOIA Request” in the subject line.

For complete information, please see our Procedures and Guidelines, Public Summary of Procedures and Guidelines, and the Inspection of Records Policy below.

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines

FOIA Public Summary of Procedures & Guidelines

FOIA Public Inspection Policy

FOIA Request Form

FOIA Appeal Form

FOIA Appeal of Fee Form

  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) responses will be accessible on a secured portal which will allow you to download the file(s). A link to the secured portal will be emailed with instructions on how to access the file(s). FOIA responses will NOT be sent via traditional mailing methods and will not be emailed. You can still pick up the file(s) from our office during regular business hours.
  • FOIA Request for Public Records

    In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (MCL 15.231 et seq. Public Act 442 of 1976). I understand CCE Central Dispatch must respond to this request within 5 business days after receiving, and the response may include taking a 10 business day extension, if needed.
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