The Government Records Council (GRC) can assist individuals requesting government records by providing guidance, information and resolving denial of access complaints.  The most convenient way to obtain information is to consult the GRC's website.  Please refer to the information contained under this section.
 For Records Retention and  Records Destruction:

The GRC does not establish records retention and records destruction schedules.  These schedules are established by Records Management Services (formally the Division of Archives and Records Management). For more information about records retention and records destruction schedules, go to the Records Management Services website at the following link:

In addition to the website, information can be obtained from the GRC staff by e-mail (, toll-free phone number (866-850-0511), fax (609-633-6337), or by US mail at PO Box 819, Trenton, New Jersey, 08625-0819.