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Public Records Requests

 

In accordance with Florida Law, Palm Beach County makes its public records accessible and available for personal inspection and/or copying by any person who makes a public records request. You can also request DVDs of the public meetings or local programs seen on the county government channel, PBC TV.

Requesting access to the county’s public records is simple:

You can contact any county department, division or office directly; OR

If you are not sure where to start, the Public Affairs Department provides a central point-of-contact for all such requests, and works directly with the appropriate county department(s) to ensure a prompt and thorough response to each request received.

You can make a public records request through Public Affairs several ways:

By phone: 561-355-6680
By e-mail: recordsrequest@pbcgov.org  OR
By mail: Records Requests
Palm Beach County
Public Affairs Department
301 N. Olive Avenue - Ste. 1102
West Palm Beach, FL 33401  

Constitutional Officers
The county’s elected constitutional officers all maintain their own public records. Because of this, these offices can provide you with access to their records directly.
The Clerk and Comptroller 561.355.2996
Sheriff's Office (Central Records Division) 561.688.3140
Property Appraiser 561.355.2881
Tax Collector 561.355.4590
Supervisor of Elections 561.656.6200
The Office of State Attorney 561.355.7247
The 15th Judicial Circuit 561.355.2431
Public Defender 561.355.7651

PBC Gov. Other Agencies PBC Gov.
PBC School District 561.357.7663
Palm Beach County Health Department 561.840.4500
Ad Valorem and Non-Ad Valorem Taxing Authorities PDF document  

PBC Gov. Helpful links PBC Gov.
County Policy on public records requests fees PDF document  
Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, Public Records  

 

 

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