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Freedom of Information Request

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), anyone has the right to ask the Council for information that is held by them.

There are a few exceptions that may require us to withhold some of the information that has been requested, these include information that may be personal or commercially sensitive.

How do I make a request?

All requests require to be provided in a recorded format, i.e. letter, e-mail, etc.  You can use the online form below to request access to information:

Information Requests Online

If you have difficulty viewing the information request form, open it in a new browser window

Alternatively, you can send your request to the following address:

Customer Experience Lead Officer
Fife House
North Street

or email:

All requests will be logged and acknowledged within 2 days.  A response will be made to the applicant within 20 working days and a copy of the response will be held for 6 months.

Publication Scheme

You can check our Publication Scheme to find out if we have already released the information you are looking for.

The publication scheme sets out:

  • Information we regularly give out
  • Where the information can be retrieved from
  • Different formats that the information can be provided in
  • Any cost that will be charged for supplying the information

What do I do if I am unhappy with the response?

You are entitled to ask for a review up to 3 months after the initial response date.

All review requests for all services should be sent to or send a request in writing to the following address:

Head of Legal Services
Fife Council
Fife House
North Street

or if I am unhappy with the Review response?

Contact the Scottish Information Commissioner at the address shown below:

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, anyone has the right to ask the Council for information that is held by them.

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
KY16 9DS
01334 464610