What documents can I ask for under FOIA?

The Act only requires disclosure of existing records.  It does not require any public body to create a new record or report that does not already exist.  A request for records does not include a situation where a citizen is asking questions for the County to answer.  Only a request for particular documents or other specific existing records triggers the requirements of a response under the Act.

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1. What is the Virginia Freedom of Information Act?
2. What general policies does the Act establish?
3. How do I make a FOIA request?
4. Who can make a FOIA request?
5. How much does it cost to submit a FOIA request?
6. What documents can I ask for under FOIA?
7. When will the County respond to my request?
8. What information should I provide when making a records request?
9. What are FOIA exemptions?
10. Is there a form that I have to use to submit a FOIA request?
11. Where do I send my FOIA request?