Public Information

Request a record or document from the City of Brownsville

The Texas Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552), gives you the right to access government records. All government information is presumed to be available to the public, although certain exceptions may apply. Governmental bodies shall release requested information as promptly as possible, unless the information is exempt from disclosure under the Public Information Act. 

Please use the Public Information Request Form below to request a record or document from the City of Brownsville. You can also submit your written request via personal letter, memo, fax, or in person. 

  • Email request to the City Secretary Office at
  • Deliver request to the City Secretary's Office on the first floor of City Plaza at 1034 E. Levee St.
  • Fax request to (956) 546-2130
  • Mail to: 

City Secretary's Office - Open Records
City of Brownsville
P.O. Box 911
Brownsville, Texas 78521

Online Public Information Request Form 

View/Download: Public Information Request Form (PDF)

To request records from the Brownsville Police Department, click here

To request records from Fire Department, please call (956) 548-6075