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Records and Record Requests

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The City of Arvada works to provide citizens with convenient access to information about city operations.

There are three different types of records that are available from the City of Arvada: General Public Records; Building and Permit Records; and Criminal Justice Records. 

General Public Records (not including Criminal Justice/Police or Court)

The City Clerk is the official custodian of city records and provides access to public records under the guidelines of the Colorado Open Records Act. The City of Arvada has made many documents available for the public to search and view through the website. 

The repository of records on is constantly increasing with additional current and historic documents. If you are not able to locate the record that you require using MuniDocs, submit a records request using the link below.

Please Note: This link is NOT for Criminal Justice/Police or Court Records. If you are looking for Criminal Justice/Police or Court Records, scroll to the end of this webpage.

 Submit Records Request


If you have submitted a records request, you may check the status of your records request.  

Building and Permit Records

The City of Arvada uses eTRAKiT to provide citizens and contractors the ability to search for information on permits, developments and building records. 

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Criminal Justice Records

Police reports, dispatch CDs, police photos are made available by the Arvada Police Department. Visit Request for Municipal Court Background Check for more information about Municipal Court Records.