Palm Beach County, Planning, Zoning, and Building performs three types of searches:
Fine/Lien, Open Permit and Code Enforcement Open Violation Searches, upon receipt of request and
NON-REFUNDABLE payment of $50.00 (per PCN/address) for each search type. Multiple addresses and/or large projects (retail/medical centers, mobile home parks, condo/apartment complexes, etc.) may be charged an additional labor rate.
Lien Searches are performed for the Property Owner's Name, Property Control Number, and Property Address. Results represent all Unincorporated Palm Beach County fines/liens processed by PZ&B, which are limited to Building Abatement/Demolition, Code Enforcement, Contractor's Certification, Lot Clearing, and Nuisance Abatement. PLEASE REMEMBER: Unless otherwise indicated, liens recorded by PBC PZ&B encompass not only the property being addressed but all subject properties owned by the same owner. PZ&B staff provides all information to you for your consideration.
Open Permit Searches are performed for the Property Control Number, and Property Address, Results represent all Unincorporated Palm Beach County Building permits.
Code Enforcement Open Violation Searches are performed for the Property Control Number, and Property Address, Results represent all Unincorporated Palm Beach County Code Enforcement Violations.
Fine/Lien, Open Permit and Code Enforcement Open Violation Searches of properties located in Municipalities (Property Control Number's which have the first two digits of anything other than 00) can be requested for Unincorporated Palm Beach County, Planning, Zoning, and Building information as indicated above. These searches will not included any services, or fines/liens provided by the Municipality. PLEASE CHECK YOUR ANNEXATION DATES TO SEE IF THE SEARCH IS WARRANTED.
All checks should be payable to Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County or BCCPBC and mail payments as follows:
PBC - Planning, Zoning and Building Department
Attn: Accounting Section
2300 North Jog Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Credit Card payment in lieu of a check is also accepted by clicking
"ePZB Interactive" on our website
http://discover.pbcgov.org/pzb. Then choose "Online Payments" under Common. Please contact the applicable email listed below for further assistance.
All Lien and Open Permit Searches will be returned within 7 to 10 business days, once payment is received. If required sooner (within 3 business days), there will be an additional $25.00 rush fee.
We appreciate having you as a customer, and if we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us:
PZ&B Open Permit Searches:
PZ&B Code Enforcement Violation Searches:
FOR INQUIRIES ON NON-PZB RELATED COUNTY SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS (ROAD IMPROVEMENT, WATER MAINS) PLEASE CONTACT FSAHelp@mypalmbeachclerk.com