Open Records Commercial Purpose Form

If your open records request is for commercial purposes, you must first fill out the commercial purpose form, have it notarized, and deliver or mail it to The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before an open records request can be completed. The Metro Office of Management and Budget will contact you after your commercial purpose form has been received.


Download and print the Commercial Purpose Form (PDF File) and mail or deliver to:

OMB Finance Coordinator

Louisville Metro Government

611 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, KY 40202

You may also complete the general open records request online now and attach a scanned copy of the commercial purpose form as a file.  However, the request won't be completed until OMB approves your commercial purpose form. If you have questions, contact OMB at (502) 574-3211.


More Information on the Commercial Purpose Form

With regard to this request, in accordance with KRS 61.870(4)(a)

“…the direct or indirect use of any part of a public record or records, in any form, for sale, resale, solicitation, rent, or lease of a service, or any use by which the user expects a profit either through commission, salary, or fee.”

Please have the officer of your corporation with signatory authority complete the “Certification of Commercial Purpose” form, if the records provided are to be utilized for a commercial purpose, as set forth in KRS 61.870(4)(a) as:

“…the direct or indirect use of any part of a public record or records, in any form, for sale, resale, solicitation, rent, or lease of a service, or any use by which the user expects a profit either through commission, salary, or fee.

Once the executed and notarized certification has been received to allow verification of notary, we can process your request and advise you on the availability of responsive records and costs associated with obtaining those records.

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