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Office of Records and Information

Connecting the City and Citizens through Public Information


The Office of Records and Information is responsible for the care and custody of all official records and documents for the City. Our goal is to maintain and provide prompt access to all legal and historical records. This division of the City Clerk's office provides for the efficient, economical, and effective controls over the creation, maintenance, disposition, and retention of all City records. Other responsibilities of this division include: Mail Center, Forms Management and Citywide Reception.

Most records are accessible via the City's Internet site through http://www.irvinequickrecords.com/. Anyone with access to the Internet has the ability to view, download, or print City records. An up-to-date reference of which documents are available through Irvine Quick Records can be found in

What's in Quick Records.

If you are unable to locate a document, please complete the Request for Public Records Form. Then, you may either print and fax to the Office of Records and Information at (949) 724-6285 or send via e-mail by selecting the "Submit by Email" option on the form. We will process your request in a timely manner.


To view information on related topics, please click the following links below:

Fee Schedule - Resolution No. 13-51
California Public Records Act - Summary (2004)
Orange County Clerk-Recorder - http://ocrecorder.com/
Search for building permits - Building Permits
Search for building/parcel information - Building and Parcel Info

For any further questions, please call our office at (949) 724-6281.