A list of local government offices in Florida to help your sinkhole research.

County Website for county Property Appraiser Website for county Planning & Development / Building Dept
Alachua www.acpafl.org https://growth-management.alachuacounty.us
Baker bakerpa.com
Bay baypa.net www.baycountyfl.gov/276/Planning-Zoning
Bradford bradfordappraiser.com
https://www.bradfordcountyfl.gov/permits
Brevard https://www.bcpao.us/ www.brevardfl.gov/PlanningDev
Broward www.bcpa.net www.broward.org/Planning/Pages/Default.aspx
Calhoun www.qpublic.net/fl/calhoun http://calhouncountyfl.org/departments.html
Charlotte https://www.ccappraiser.com/
Citrus http://www.citruspa.org/_DNN/
Clay http://ccpao.com/ http://www.greencovesprings.com/index.php
Collier https://www.colliercountyfl.gov/
Columbia http://columbia.floridapa.com/
DeSoto desotopa.com
Dixie http://www.qpublic.net/fl/dixie/ http://dixie.fl.gov/building/
Duval http://www.coj.net/departments/property-appraiser.aspx
Escambia www.escpa.org/
Flagler flaglerpa.com/
Franklin https://www.qpublic.net/fl/franklin/
Gadsden www.qpublic.net/fl/gadsden/search.html
Gilchrist http://www.qpublic.net/fl/gilchrist/ gilchrist.fl.us/building-and-fire-safety-documents/
Glades www.qpublic.net/fl/glades/search.html
Gulf http://www.gulfpa.com/
Hamilton http://www.hamiltonpa.com/
Hardee https://hardeepa.com/ www.hardeecounty.net/planzone.htm
Hendry hendryprop.com/ http://www.hendryfla.net/planning.php
Hernando https://www.hernandocountygis-fl.us/PropertySearch/
Highlands http://www.hcpao.org/
Hillsborough https://www.hcpafl.org/ http://www.planhillsborough.org/
Holmes http://www.qpublic.net/fl/holmes/
Indian River www.ircpa.org/ irccdd.com/Planning_Division/Index.htm
Jackson www.qpublic.net/fl/jackson/ https://jacksoncountyor.org/ds/Planning/Home
Jefferson http://jeffersonpa.net/
Lafayette http://www.lafayettepa.com/ http://www.lafayettecountyfl.net/building-dept.html
Lake https://www.lakecopropappr.com/
Lee http://leepa.org http://www.leegov.com/dcd/BldPermitServ
Leon www.leonpa.org/pt/Search/Disclaimer.aspx?FromUrl=../search/commonsearch.aspx?mode=combined http://www.talgov.com/place/planning.aspx
Levy www.qpublic.net/fl/levy
Liberty http://www.qpublic.net/fl/liberty/ libertybocc.com/3-2/building-and-zoning/
Madison http://madisonpa.com/ https://madisoncountyfl.com/planning-zoning/
Manatee http://www.manateepao.com/dnn
Marion https://www.pa.marion.fl.us/
Martin https://www.pa.martin.fl.us/
Miami-Dade www.miamidade.gov/pa/ http://www.miamidade.gov/planning/
Monroe http://mcpafl.org/
Nassau http://nassauflpa.com/
Okaloosa http://www.okaloosapa.com/ www.co.okaloosa.fl.us/gm/building/permitting
Okeechobee okeechobeepa.com/
Orange http://www.ocpafl.org/
Osceola http://www.property-appraiser.org/
Palm Beach http://www.co.palm-beach.fl.us/PAPA/index.htm http://discover.pbcgov.org/pzb/Pages/default.aspx
Pasco http://pascopa.com/
Pinellas http://www.pcpao.org/ http://www.pinellascounty.org/Plan/default.htm
Polk http://www.polkpa.org/Default.aspx
Putnam pa.putnam-fl.com/ http://pds.putnam-fl.com/
Santa Rosa http://www.srcpa.org/
Sarasota http://www.sc-pa.com/home
Seminole http://www.scpafl.org/
St. Johns https://www.sjcpa.us/
St. Lucie www.paslc.org
Sumter http://sumterpa.com/ http://sumtercountyfl.gov/77/Building-Services
Suwannee http://g2.suwanneepa.com/ http://suwcounty.org/county/
Taylor www.taylorcountypa.com/
Union union.floridapa.com http://www.unioncounty-fl.gov/
Volusia http://vcpa.vcgov.org/index.html
Wakulla www.qpublic.net/fl/wakullapa
Walton waltonpa.com/
Washington www.qpublic.net/fl/washington/ www.washingtonfl.com/?PN=Contact

Additional Information

Hernando County

Hernando County Property Appraiser – Search for properties with Subsidence/Sinkhole issues in Hernando County, FL

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Property Appraiser – Search for Subsidence/Sinkhole in Hillsborough County, FL

Sinkhole Reports on http://www.hillsboroughcounty.org – A list of Sinkhole reports in PDF format

Hillsborough County General Permit Search 

Lake County

Lake County Property Appraiser  – Their database does not indicate whether there is a sinkhole issue or not. Their sales records (Excel files) contain sinkhole information.

Manatee County

Manatee County Property Appraiser – According to the office, there is no reported sinkhole property in their database. Their database also does not indicate sinkhole / subsidence issue in the property profile.

Pasco County

Pasco County Property Appraiser – Search for properties with Subsidence/Sinkhole issues in Pasco County, FL

Pasco County Permit Search – Search for permits issued for Ground Settlement

Pinellas County

Pinellas County Property Appraiser – Their database indicates if a subsidence permit is associated with a property or not. The property profile shows the subsidence permit if there is one.

Polk County

Polk County Property Appraiser – Advanced search database by using the “Sinkhole” related code found in this page.

Seminole County

Seminole County Property Appraiser – Use their map search to find the property. The property profile does indicate sinkhole issue if there was one.

Sarasota County

Sarasota County Property Appraiser – According to the office, there is no reported sinkhole property in their database. Their database also does not indicate sinkhole / subsidence issue in the property profile. Use their map search function to search for properties, which is more user friendly than the basic search.