Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

DDPC Council Membership
Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) Requests
To file a Freedom of Information

To file a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request, send your request to:

Availability of Records
Upon appointment, public records maintained by the NYSDDPC are available for inspection or copying on weekdays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at 99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1230 Albany, New York 12210

Records Access Officer
NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1230
Albany, New York 12210

You may file a request by fax to: 518-402-3505
You may file a request by email to: ddpc.sm.pio@ddpc.ny.gov.

When submitting a request please:
  •  Be as specific as possible in describing the requested records. Include relevant dates, names, descriptions, etc.
  •  Specify whether you would like to inspect the records or have copies of the records sent to you.
  • Let us know whether you would like the records, if available, sent to you by mail, e-mail or FAX. Please note that we may choose to send you the records by land mail if you have requested a large volume of records or for security or other important reasons. We will notify you of any charge for reproducing such records before they are sent to you.
  •  Include your e-mail, mailing address and fax number, as well as a telephone number where you can be reached during business hours if it is necessary to clarify your request.
  • Keep in mind that the NYSDDPC is not required to provide information in response to questions which require an analysis of the information; the NYSDDPC’s obligation is to provide existing records. The NYSDDPC is not required to create a new record in response to FOIL requests.

How to Appeal if Your FOIL Request is Denied:

If your FOIL request is denied, you may appeal to the agency's Records Access Officer, but you must do so within 30 days of the written denial notice.

Submit your appeal to:

FOIL Appeal Officer
NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1230
Albany, New York 12210

For more information about FOIL, visit the Committee on Open Government http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/index.html

Subject Matter List

You can see a list of records (by subject matter) that are produced by the New York State Developmental Disabilties Planning Council here: http://ddpc.ny.gov/council_subject_list_responsive