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Rule 509 Information
Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas

Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County
Rule 509 Requests for Financial Records

On May 14, 2007, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania adopted Rule 509 of the Rules of Judicial Administration. Effective July 1, 2007, Rule 509 establishes a systematic process for requesting and accessing state court system records that deal with the use of public funds, including the purchase of services, supplies or equipment.

A public access request form for Lehigh County, fee schedule and other detailed information related to Rule 509 can be found via the links on this Web page.

For record requests related to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, or other courts of Pennsylvania, please see the Public Access Policy page of AOPC's website.

Supreme Court Order
Rule of Judicial Administration 509

Lehigh County Fee Schedule

  • Photocopying: 11+ pages - $0.25 per page
  • Retrieval / Redaction: $7.00 / 15 Minutes
  • CD: $5.00 Each
  • Postage: Actual Cost

Lehigh County Public Access Request Process

You may complete the form online and then print completed form or you may print the blank form and complete in pen.

Lehigh County Public Access Request Form (Microsoft Word Format)
Lehigh County Public Access Request Form (PDF Format)

Contacting the Lehigh County Records Manager

By Mail:
Please print above Lehigh County Rule Public Access request form and mail completed form to:
Attention: 509 Records Manager
Court of Common Pleas
Lehigh County Courthouse
455 West Hamilton Street
Room 614
Allentown, PA 18101-1614
By Email:
Please complete the above Lehigh County Rule Public Access request form and email completed form to:
Lehigh County Rule509administrator@lehighcounty.org

Note that most freely available PDF readers do not have the capability to save completed PDF forms. We recommend using the Microsoft Word format of the request form if emailing.

By Phone:

Call 610-782-3014

Tracking address: Tracking code - do not email: crt5-bhaccc@users1.lccpa.org (do not email this address - tracking purposes only)

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