Highlands County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Highlands County, Florida. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Highlands County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Highlands County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.
Avon Park Building Department Avon Park FL 123 East Pine Street 33825 863-452-4402
Avon Park Planning and Zoning Department Avon Park FL 110 East Main Street 33825 863-452-2039
Highlands County Planning Department Sebring FL 501 South Commerce Avenue, # 1 33870 863-402-6650
Sebring Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Sebring FL 368 South Commerce Avenue 33870 863-471-5102
Highlands County Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments in Florida keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on Highlands County building inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.
Avon Park Code Enforcement Avon Park FL 304 West Pleasant Street 33825 863-452-4401
Highlands County Code Enforcement Sebring FL 501 South Commerce Avenue, 1 33870 863-402-6641
Highlands County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Highlands County, FL including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Highlands County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.
Highlands County Appraiser's Office Sebring FL 560 South Commerce Avenue 33870 863-402-6659
Highlands County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in FL. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Highlands County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Highlands County building records, including documents on building and zoning.
Highlands County Tax Collector Avon Park FL 116 East Main Street 33825 863-402-6685
Highlands County Tax Collector Lake Placid FL 11 North Pine Avenue 33852 863-402-6685
Highlands County Tax Collector's Office Sebring FL 540 South Commerce Avenue 33870 863-402-6685