Open Records Access Policy Right-to-Know

Agency Open Records Officer/Right to Know Officer:
Dori Bowders 
Mailing Address: 1501 Mount Zion Road, York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-757-3521
FAX: 717-757-7856
Springettsbury Township, York, Pennsylvania has adopted an Open Records Policy Resolution in conformance with the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law. The Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 2023-34, identifying Doreen K. Bowders, as the Open Records Officer. 
PLEASE NOTE: The Township has extensive public information readily available on our website or located at the Township Building. Occasionally, the quickest and easiest way to receive information or to ask a question is to visit the Township website or to contact a specific department directly. You can reach a specific departments by calling 717-757-3521. If applicable, a time can be scheduled to review available files and information. During a file review, documentation does not differ in quality or quantity from a RTK request. Also, a file review does not prevent an individual from then filing a RTK request.  

To request information through the Right to Know process, please use the Springettsbury Township Right to Know Request Form. This form can be filled out electronically, however you must download and save it to your computer before completing the form or print this form and complete it manually. Right to Know requests can be mailed, emailed, faxed or hand delivered to the Right to Know Officer.

  • When requesting records, provide as much specific detail as possible so the agency can identify the information. Requests for records must be addressed to the Agency Open Records Officer and can be submitted by email, fax, mail, or in person.  The request should be specific and not seek answers to questions. After filing a request, a response will be issued within 5 business days. The Township has the opportunity, if necessary, to seek an extension of time of up to 30 calendar days to respond to your request. 
For information or questions related to the Right to Know Law, please contact the Office of Open Records.
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343
Email: (This email address should only be used for appeal submissions
and general questions. It should NOT be used to submit a request for records.)
  • Please retain a copy of your request for your files. It is a required document if you would need to file an appeal.
  • Public bodies may fill anonymous verbal or written requests.  If the requestor wishes to pursue the relief and remedies provided for in this Act, the request must be in writing.  (Section 702.) Written requests need not include an explanation why information is sought or the intended use of the information unless otherwise required by law.  (Section 703.)
  • Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law can be reviewed by visiting the Office of Open Records website:
  • Right to Know Request Form
  • Right to Know Law Fee Schedule
  • Springettsbury Township Fee Schedule 
  • Right to Know Requests Received