Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) extends information and privacy rights to the City of Maple Ridge. The underlying principles of the Act are as follows:
  • Protection of Privacy - The privacy of individuals must be protected with respect to the collection, protection, retention, use and disclosure of personal information
  • Right of Access - Under the Act, the public can access records and information under the custody and control of the City, including personal information if it relates directly to them
  • Right of Review - The public has the right to an independent and impartial review of decisions made by the City regarding access and privacy rights under the Act