You can ask to see any information about the records that we hold under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The legislation is designed to promote greater openness and transparency throughout the public sector and applies to all public authorities, including South Lakeland District Council.

Before you start

Check if the information is already available on our website. A lot of the information we receive requests about can be found through our:

You will need to let us know:

  •   your real name
  •   a detailed description of what you want to know

FOI requests must be made and responded to in writing, therefore you must provide an address or an email address.

Please note: If you are logged into My Account both your address and email address will be included in this request. If you do not want to provide either your address or email address, log out of your My Account before completing this form.

Do not use this form to:

  •   request information which is not held by us, for example information about public highways, schools or on-street parking is held by Cumbria County Council
  •   make a request under the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR)
  •   make a Subject Access Request

How we use your data

If you wish to know why we collect your data and how we use it, then please see our privacy notice.