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Broward County Florida Notice of Commencement Form

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Broward County Notice of Commencement Form

About Broward County Florida Notice of Commencement Form

Florida’s Notice of Commencement rules requires that the property owner have this notice form recorded and filed before the start of any Florida construction project that is greater than $2,500 in value. To file this document for a project located in Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, Hollywood, or any other city in Broward County, Florida, you’ll need the Broward County Notice of Commencement Form.

Filing this document protects the property owner against the risk of paying for construction work twice, although the owner must follow other procedures as well to fully avail themselves of this protection.  If the construction project has a loan on it — the construction lender must file this document, and the property owner is relieved of this duty.

For all projects in Broward County, Florida, the notice of commencement must be recorded with Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division, or in the office of the clerk where the real property is located.  The Broward County Notice of Commencement Form is made available to you for free here at Levelset.

Property Owners & Construction Lenders can learn more about getting this form recorded in Broward County here: Website for Broward County Records Office explaining the notice of commencement filing process. This website has useful information like:

Broward County Notice of Commencement Form Filing Fees

To calculate recording fees due, count the total number of pages in the document. The fee is $10 for the first page and $8.50 for each additional page of the same document. If you require a certified copy to post on the job site, include an additional $1 for each page of the document and $2 for certification of each document. Make checks payable to “Board of County Commissioners.”

Where & How To Record The Broward County Notice of Commencement Form

A.  You can record in person at the following locations. It is recommended by the county that you file in person if you want a certified copy “right away.”

  • Governmental Center West, 1 N. University Drive, Plantation, FL 33324.  But you must go Monday through Friday from 8AM to 1PM and 2 to 4PM; or
  • Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division, Broward County Governmental Center Room 114, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, who is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

B. You can record via mail by sending it to Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division, ATTN: Recording Section, P.O. Box 14668, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302.  It is not clear how long the county’s backlog is and how long this will take. According to the county’s website, “If you mail in your Notice of Commencement, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of your recorded documents.”

C.  You can electronically file your Broward County Notice of Commencement form in minutes with Levelset.

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Florida County Recorders

Looking to file/record a mechanics lien in Florida? You'll need to get your Florida mechanics lien filed and recorded with the county recorder in the county where the construction project is located. Here is a listing of all county recorders in Florida. Click on any county to find more information about how to get your lien recorded in that county.

Baker County Clerk of Court
339 E Macclenny Ave # 113
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-8113

Brevard County Clerk
700 S Park Ave B
Titusville, FL 32780
(321) 637-2006

Broward County Board of County Commissioners
115 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Collier Clerk of Courts
3315 Tamiami Trail East, Ste. 102
Naples, FL 34112
(239) 252-2745

Duval County Clerk of Courts
501 West Adams St, Room 1046
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-2000

Franklin County - Clerk of Court
33 Market Street, Suite 203
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Gulf County Clerk of Circuit Court
1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

Clerk of Court
207 NE 1st Street, Room 106
Jasper, FL 32052
(386) 792-1288

Hendry County Clerk
25 East Hickpochee Ave
LaBelle, FL 33975

Hernando County Clerk of Court
20 N Main St
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 754-4201

Hillsborough Clerk of Court and Comptroller
301 N Michigan Ave
Plant City, FL 33563
Phone: 813-276-8100

Indian River
Clerk of Court
2000 16th Ave
Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 770-5185

Clerk of Court
4445 Lafayette St
Marianna, FL 32446

Lake County Clerk of Court
550 W. Main St., North Wing, 3rd Floor
Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: (352) 253-2600
Fax: (352) 253-2616

Lee County Clerk
2115 Second St Floor 2, Administration Building
Fort Meyers, FL 33901
(239) 533 5007

Clerk of Court
355 S. Court Street
Bronson, FL 32621
Ph: #352.486.5266

Madison County Clerk of Court
125 SW Range Avenue
Madison, FL 32341
Tel: (850) 973 1500
Fax: (850) 973 2059

Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court attn: recording
1115 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205
(941) 749-1800

Marion County Clerk of Court
110 Northwest First Ave, Attn: Recording
Ocala, FL 34475
Phone: 352-671-5630

Miami-Dade County Clerk of Court
22 NW 1st St
Miami, FL 33128
(305) 275-1155

Clerk of Court
530 Whitehead Street
Key West, FL 33040

Orange County Comptroller
109 E. Church St. Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-836-5115

Osceola County Clerk of Court
2 Courthouse Square, #2000
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: (407) 742-3500

Palm Beach
Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller
205 N. Dixie Highway, Room 4.2500
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 355-2991

Pasco County Clerk
14236 Sixth Street
Dade City, FL 33523
(352) 521-4408

Clerk of the Circuit Court
315 Court St
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 464-3000

Polk County Clerk of Courts
255 N Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-534-4000

Putnam Clerk of Court
518 St Johns Ave
Palatka, FL 32177

Saint Lucie
Clerk of the Circuit Court
201 South Indian River Dr
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
(772) 462-6900

Santa Rosa
Clerk of Court Recording Department
6495 Caroline St Suite A
Milton, FL 32570

Sarasota County Clerk of Court
2000 Main St, Attn: Room 103
Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 861-7436

Clerk of Court
1750 E Lk Mary Blvd Attn: Recording
Sanford, FL 32773 Land
(407) 665-4410

Sumter County Clerk
910 N Main Street
Bushnell, FL 33513

Taylor County Clerk of Court
108 North Jefferson St, Suite 102
Perry, FL 32347
(850) 838-3506

Wakulla County Clerk of Court
3056 Crawfordville Hwy
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Phone: 850-926-0905

Clerk of Court
1293 Jackson Avenue
Chipley, FL 32428
(850) 638-6289
Fax: (850) 638-6288

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