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Pinellas County Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcing codes in the unincorporated areas of the county. Residents residing in one of the 24 municipalities should contact their town or city directly for assistance. Check my location.
Code Enforcement is important for the health and safety of all residents and helps maintain quality standards that are important to achieve the highest property values possible. Code Enforcement strives to achieve voluntary compliance if a violation exists. In many cases issues may arise when a resident faces unexpected hardships such as illness or unemployment. Be neighborly – check first to see if you may be able to help.
Requests for Pinellas County Code Enforcement liens can be made one of two ways:
- In compliance with Florida Statutes, section 119.07, public records may be requested and are subject to applicable statutory fees for searching, retrieving, and providing the documents. All non-exempt and non-confidential records, if any, will be provided responsive to the specific request. A public records request may be limited to the documents maintained by the Pinellas County Code Enforcement Division (CED), depending upon the scope of the request. Requestors must request other agency documentation directly from those agencies. Public records request
- For a fee of $60, a Pinellas County Code Enforcement lien search can be requested. The lien search process involves examining all liens imposed through CED and investigating any active violations on the property on file with CED. Staff cross-references search results for accuracy and may provide additional documentation if necessary. The CED lien search is an optional service provided by the CED for your convenience only. The search will not capture liens or violations imposed by agencies or entities other than the CED and is not a substitute for a title search. To continue with a lien search, visit the Pinellas County Access Portal and select Code Enforcement.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- List of Pinellas County Enforcement Codes
- Vacant or foreclosure property registration
- Request a Lien Search
- Request a Lien Payoff Statement
- To report an issue, you may do so by clicking this link or by calling (727) 464-4761.
- Please note we are unable to return calls or provide updates for complaints that are reported anonymously.
- To better assist with the investigation and response time, please provide the exact address of the concern.
- If the investigation identifies a violation, the officer will work with the property owner for a resolution. However, in some cases, this can take an extensive amount of time. Compliance is the responsibility of the property owner, not Code Enforcement.
- Current average response time for an inspection is approximately 3 business days.
- To avoid delays, refrain from reporting the same issue through multiple sources.
Other Code Enforcement:
- Air Quality
- Animal Services Code Enforcement
- Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB)
- Watershed Management
All about your property,
neighborhood and local
fire depts., schools,
hospitals and more.
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Report an Issue
Report an issue / file a complaint online or call (727) 464-4761.