You Have a Right to Know

Article I, Section 24 of the Florida Constitution sets forth the right of every person “to inspect or copy any public records made or received in connection with the official business of any public body, officer, or employee of the state, or persons acting in their behalf, except with respect to records exempted pursuant to this section or specifically made confidential by this Constitution.” Transparency is imperative to preserving the public trust, therefore the Canaveral Port Authority is committed to Florida’s Open Government and Public Records Laws. Please know we will process requests as quickly and efficiently as possible


“Public Records” means all documents, papers, letters, maps, books, tapes, photographs, films, sound records, data processing software, or other materials, regardless of physical form, characteristics, or means of transmission, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by the agency.

Public Records RequestsGeorge Kistner Headshot

You may make your public records request in a variety of ways:

• ​ ​ By E-Mail to:
• ​ ​ By Regular Mail to:         
          Records & Information Manager
          Canaveral Port Authority
          445 Challenger Road, Suite 301
          Cape Canaveral, FL 32920

• ​ ​ By Telephone: (321) 783-7831, Ext. 223
• ​ ​ In Person: The front desk in the Maritime Center Lobby
• ​ ​ Electronically: Please consider using the electronic form below to help facilitate your request. NOTE: Per Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, when submitting a public records request, you are not required to provide your name or explain why you are making a request You are also not required to submit a request in writing; however, if you choose to make a request, please provide at least one method of contact. If you do not have an email address where you may be contacted, please provide another method of contact.


Some requests may have costs associated with them. You may view the COST GUIDELINES HERE

For questions, please contact Records & Information Manager George P. Kistner III at 321-783-7831, ext. 223.
Or E-mail to:

Public Record Request Form