(A)   There is established a fee schedule to be charged by the city for copies of official documents maintained by the City of Aurora Clerk Treasurer's Office. All fees are to be paid to the Clerk-Treasurer of the city for entry into the Record Perpetuation Fund.
   (B)   There is established a Clerk's Record Perpetuation Fund for purposes of depositing all fees paid for the copy and transmission of documents. The funds in the Record Perpetuation Fund are to be used for the preservation of city records and the improvement of city recordkeeping systems and equipment all by local appropriation.
   (C)   Pursuant to IC § 5-14-3-8(d), the City of Aurora does hereby establish a fee schedule for the certification and/or copying of public records held by the City of Aurora. Said fee schedule shall be as follows:
      (1)   Document certification fee. Five dollars per document.
      (2)   Copy fee. Ten cents per page for copies that are not color copies and $0.25 per page for color copies.
      (3)   The City of Aurora may not charge a fee if a person requests any of the following:
         (a)   To inspect a public record;
         (b)   If the request requires the City of Aurora to search for, examine, or review the public record to determine whether the public record may be disclosed; and
         (c)   To provide an electronic copy of the public record by electronic mail. However, the City of Aurora may charge a fee for the public record transmitted by electronic mail if the fee for the public record is authorized under:
            1.   IC § 5-14-3-8(f) or (j); or
            2.   IC § 5-14-3-6(c).
(Ord. 1996-12, passed 11-4-96; Am. Ord. 2016-014, passed - -16; Am. Ord. 2018-003, passed 4-9-18)