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​Palm Beach County operates under transparency in accordance with the Florida Sunshine Open Records Law. The Public Records Coordinator in Public Affairs ensures requests are processed through the proper departments under the Board of County Commissioners.  As shown in the boxes below, several Departments and Constitutional Offices handle their own requests.

 If you are seeking any of the records listed below, please contact these offices directly.

What Records Are You Looking For?


CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT & COMPTROLLER publicrecords@mypalmbeachclerk.com www.mypalmbeachclerk.com 561-355-2996
Court Records, Tax Deeds, Adoptions, Marriage licenses, Lawsuits, Probate, Wills, Plats, Uncashed Checks
ENGINEERING & PUBLIC WORKS ENG-ActionCenter@pbcgov.org www.pbcgov.com/engineering/ 561-684-4012
Road Projects, Traffic Signs & Signals, Design Plans, Right of Way Maps
FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT & OPERATIONS FDORecordsrequest@pbcgov.org www.pbcgov.com/fdo/ 561-233-5252
Capital Improvements, Construction of County Buildings, Property and Real Estate Management
HEALTH DEPARTMENT PublicRecordsRequest@flhealth.gov www.floridahealth.gov/ 561-671-4014
Environmental & Public Health Records  
PBC TV CHANNEL 20 pbctv@pbcgov.org Online DVD Request Form 561-355-4573
DVDs of county government meetings  
PLANNING, ZONING & BUILDING PZBPublicRecords@pbcgov.org www.pbcgov.com/eprr/pzb/ 561-233-5001
Building Records (Permits, Plans and Surveys), Planning and Zoning submittals, Code Enforcement Violations
PROPERTY APPRAISER pa-publicrecords@pbcpao.gov www.pbcgov.org/papa/ 561-355-2881
Property Records, Foreclosures, Liens, Homestead Exemption  
PURCHASING PUR-PublicRecordsRequest@pbcgov.org www.pbcgov.com/purchasing/ 561-616-6846
Contracts for non -construction related commodities via the IFB, RFP, RFQ and RFS solicitation process.
SHERIFFS OFFICE emailcentralrecords@pbso.org www.pbso.org 561-688-3140
  Criminal / Arrest Records  
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS info@votepalmbeach.gov www.votepalmbeach.gov 561-656-6200
  Voting Records
TAX COLLECTOR Clientadvocate@taxcollectorpbc.com www.pbctax.com 561-355-2264
Tax Information, Driver License Renewal, Hunting & Fishing Licenses, Business Licenses

For All Other Public Records Under the Board of County Commissioners





Nicole Ferris
Public Affairs Department
301 N. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
Fax:  561-355-3819


Fees for public records are based on the time it takes to retrieve and review the requested documents.
In accordance with F.S. 119.07(4).


If the nature or volume of public records requested requires extensive use of information technology resources or extensive clerical or supervisory assistance by personnel of the agency involved, or both, the agency may charge, in addition to the actual cost of duplication, a special service charge, which shall be reasonable and shall be based on the cost incurred for such extensive use of information technology resources or the labor cost of the personnel providing the service that is actually incurred by the agency or attributable to the agency for the clerical and supervisory assistance required, or both.

Sunshine Laws & Exemptions

Palm Beach County

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