Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests
The Freedom of Information Law (Public Officers Law, Article 6) (FOIL) grants members of the public access to the records of government in accordance with its provisions. For more information about FOIL and the Personal Privacy Protection Law (Public Officers Law, Article 6-A), please visit the New York State Committee on Open Government’s website.
To submit a FOIL request for records retained by the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, please complete this FOIL Request Form and return it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have email access, please mail the completed form to the Commission at the address below or send by fax to 631-288-1367.
A Subject Matter List of Commission Records, in accordance with New York State Public Officer’s Law Article 6, Section 87(3) (c ), may be found at: Central Pine Barrens Subject Matter List of Records.
Availability of Records - Upon appointment, public records maintained by the Commission are available for inspection or copying on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Commission's Office located at 624 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978.
Right to Appeal - To the extent you believe you have been denied access to a record by the Commission, you have thirty (30) days from the date of the determination to make a written appeal.
You may make an appeal by writing to:
John W. Pavacic
FOIL Appeals Officer
Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission
624 Old Riverhead Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
E-mail: email@example.com (for submitting an appeal only)
Please use firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your FOIL request.