FOIA

Freedom of Information Act Process for State Land Bank Authority (Authority)

Michigan's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), MCL 15.231 et seq., provides that certain persons can receive copies or make inspections of most public records of public bodies upon written request. The person must sufficiently describe the records he or she seeks.

FOIA requests directed to this Authority can be sent by email or mail to:

Email: MLBFOIA@michigan.gov

By Private Courier:

State Land Bank Authority
Attention: FOIA Coordinator
105 West Allegan Street
Lansing, Michigan 48933

By Regular US Mail:

State Land Bank Authority
Attention: FOIA Coordinator
PO Box 30766
Lansing, Michigan 48909

All FOIA requests must include the following information:

  • If by an Individual (other than one who claims indigence)
    • complete name
    • address (must be written in compliance with the United States Postal Service addressing standards)
    • contact information (must include a valid telephone number and/or email address)
  • If by a Person (other than individual)
    • complete name of person’s agent
    • address of person’s agent (must be written in compliance with the United States Postal Service addressing standards)
    • contact information of person’s agent (must include a valid telephone number and/or email address)

A fee may be charged to cover the cost of complying with a person's FOIA request.  If a good-faith deposit is requested by the Authority, and the deposit is not received within 45 days from receipt by the requesting person of the notice that the deposit is required, the FOIA request shall be considered abandoned and the Authority is no longer required to fulfill the FOIA request.

View the Authority’s written Procedures and Guidelines.

View the Authority’s written Public Summary of the Procedures and Guidelines.