Protecting General Public Records

There is a balance between individual privacy and the need to have general public records readily available for viewing. If you believe a general public record requires protection of personal, confidential, or sensitive information, according to our Protecting Personal or Confidential Information page, use the following guidance to request protections:

Information Designated as Confidential Under the Public Records & Official Records Laws

General public records are afforded most of the same protections as official records. The Office of the Clerk & Comptroller is authorized protect general public records under the same laws prescribed to protect official records. 

You may request the Clerk & Comptroller protect your information contained in a general public record through the methods found on our Protecting Official Records page.

Note: If you are a prior employee of the Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller's Office and you want to request protections of agency records such as your personnel file under Florida Statutes 119.071, please contact Human Resources

Information Designed as Confidential with Other Pasco Government Offices

In addition to the Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller's Office, the following Pasco County government agencies offer online forms to claim protections under Florida Statutes 119.071: