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Marion County Public Records Commission

*NEW* 2017 Records Management Presentation by the Marion County Public Records Commission on 3.14.2017

2017 Commission Meetings

Thursday, June 1, 2017 | 9AM | Room 107

Thursday, December 7, 2017 | 9AM | Room 107

Meetings are held in the City-County Building, 200 E. Washington Street in downtown Indianapolis in the designated room numbers above.

Local Government Records Management: Forms

Request for Permission to Destroy or Transfer Records (PR-1)

Notice of Destruction

General Retention Schedule for Local Government [768.19 KB, PDF]

Local Government Records Management: Destruction Schedule

A quick reference for use with your records retention schedule

IC 5-15-5.1-14
"A public official or agency may not mutilate, destroy, sell, loan, or otherwise dispose of any government record, except under a record retention schedule or with the written consent of the commission."

Additional Resources to help manage public records.

2017 Marion County Public Records Commission Presentation 3.14.2017 [1.11MB, PDF]

 

Instructions:

In the left column, find the year in which your records were created.
 
1. In the top row, find the retention period for your records, based on what is listed in the appropriate county/local records retention schedule.
 
2. At the spot where the two cross, a year will be listed; your records will be eligible for destruction in January of that year. 
 

Year Created 3 Years ​4 Years 5 Years ​6 Years 10 Years
​1987 ​1991 ​1992 ​1993 ​1994 ​1998
​1988 ​1992 ​1993 ​1994 ​1995 ​1999
​1989 ​1993 ​1994 ​1995 ​1996 ​2000
​1990 ​1994 ​1995 ​1996 ​1997 ​2001
​1991 ​1995 ​1996 ​1997 ​1998 ​2002
​1992 ​1996 ​1997 ​1998 ​1999 ​2003
​1993 ​1997 ​1998 ​1999 ​2000 ​2004
​1994 ​1998 ​1999 ​2000 ​2001 ​2005
​1995 ​1999 ​2000 ​2001 ​2002 ​2006
​1996 ​2000 ​2001 ​2002 ​2003 ​2007
​1997 ​2001 ​2002 ​2003 ​2004 ​2008
​1998 ​2002 ​2003 ​2004 ​2005 ​2009
​1999 ​2003 ​2004 ​2005 ​2006 ​2010
​2000 ​2004 ​2005 ​2006 ​2007 ​2011
​2001 ​2005 ​2006 ​2007 ​2008 ​2012
​2002 ​2006 ​2007 ​2008 ​2009 ​2013
​2003 ​2007 ​2008 ​2009 ​2010 ​2014
​2004 ​2008 ​2009 ​2010 ​2011 ​2015
​2005 ​2009 ​2010 ​2011 ​2012 ​2016
​2006 ​2010 ​2011 ​2012 ​2013 ​2017
​2007 ​2011 ​2012 ​2013 ​2014 ​2018
​2008 ​2012 ​2013 ​2014 ​2015 ​2019
​2009 ​2013 ​2014 ​2015 ​2016 ​2020
​2010 ​2014 ​2015 ​2016 ​2017 ​2021
​2011 ​2015 ​2016 ​2017 ​2018 ​2022
​2012 ​2016 ​2017 ​2018 ​2019 ​2023
​2013 ​2017 ​2018 ​2019 ​2020 ​2024
​2014 ​2018 ​2019 ​2020 ​2021 ​2025
​2015 ​2019 ​2020 ​2021 ​2022 ​2026
​2016 ​2020 ​2021 ​2022 ​2023 ​2027
​2017 2021​ 2022​ 2023​ 2024​ ​​2028