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California Public Records Act Request Instructions and Form

Submitting a California Public Records Act (CPRA) Request

To request copies of public records from the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department, you may access the CPRA Request Form in PDF format by clicking here. Completed forms should be saved, then attached and submitted via e-mail to CPRArequest@portla.org.

For CPRA Request Form click here

Before submitting a CPRA request, requestors are encouraged to check www.portoflosangeles.org/commission/videos.asp as the records sought may be posted at the Port of Los Angeles Internet site.

General Information

Requests may be submitted by regular mail, electronic mail, or facsimile to:
Los Angeles Harbor Department
Commission Office
425 South Palos Verdes Street
San Pedro, California 90731

Email:  cprarequest@portla.org
Phone Number: (310) 732-3444
Fax: (310) 519-0291

Please allow up to ten calendar days to receive a response to your request.

Fees and Payments

The duplication fee is $0.10 per page for standard-sized documents (8 1/2" x 11” or 8 1/2" x 14" white paper with black ink) and $0.25 per page for large-sized documents (11" x 17" white paper with black ink.).
Duplication of documents onto a CD or a USB Storage Drive is $5.00.
Additional costs may apply for postage (e.g., first class U.S. Mail or expedited delivery), photographs, color reproductions, over-sized drawings, maps & charts, or special programming associated with electronic records.
All payments are due at the time copies of records are requested.


In-person Payments

For in-person payments, either cash or check is accepted. For mail-in payments, requestors are encouraged to send checks (not cash) in order to ensure payments reach the CPRA Unit. Checks should be made payable in U.S. funds to the Los Angeles Harbor Department.

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