Florida Notice to Owner Form

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About Florida Notice to Owner Form

This Florida Notice to Owner (NTO) form is a letter that the state of Florida requires certain contractors and suppliers to send in order to protect their mechanics lien rights for construction or renovation work. Notice to owner is Florida’s version of a preliminary notice and also goes by the names NTO, notice to owner and Contractor, and pre-lien notice.

If you are a sub contractor or supplier this notice must be sent to the prime contractor, and property owner with 45 days of providing labor or materials to a project. If you are the prime or direct contractor you have 10 days to send this notice and must send a list of all subs and suppliers as well. This notice identifies the sending party as a contractor or supplier on a construction project, so that the property owner is aware of who is providing work.

Complete the form on the right to download your free Florida notice to owner template that can be filled out with a PDF editor or by hand after printing. Use this template to easily send your notice to owner by certified mail on a construction project in the state of Florida.

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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 Recorder
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

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

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

Clerk of Court
4445 Lafayette St
Marianna, FL 32446

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

Clerk of Court
110 Northwest First Ave, Attn: Recording
Ocala, FL 34475

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 Street Ste 300
Orlando, FL 32801
407- 836-5115

Palm Beach
Sharon R Bock Clerk & Comptroller
Clerk & Comptroller P.O. Box 4177 By express mail, the address is Clerk & Comptroller 205 N. Dixie Highway, Room 4.2500
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(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

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

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

FAQs about Florida Notice to Owner Form

Recent Questions & Answers About Florida Preliminary Notice
Is it to late for notice to owner

I’ve been on a project for 3 months on Florida is it to late to send notice to owner and if so how do I...

Waiting for final payment (retainage) over 60 days.

can I send and NTO even after the 45 days limit if the final payment to the GC is not done yet.

Do sign companies that file their own NOC still need to send a Notice to Owner?

We are a sign company that is often hired by a large project management company. The project management company is hired by the business owner....

Claim of Lien is asking for date NTO was served on Contractor but it was unclaimed

If the Notice to Owner was unclaimed and returned by my Contractor, what date would I use for date of serving NTO to my customer,...

Do I need to send multiple NTOs if the GC and PO are the same?

I am working on two jobs at two different addresses, but under the same contract, GC, and property owner. Will one NTO suffice, or should...

Whats the possibilities of getting paid if i did not send a NTO to owner and landlord

So i did send an NTO to the General Contractor but it did not made it to the owner and Landlord

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