Palm Beach County, Planning, Zoning, and Building performs Lien and Open Permit Searches, upon receipt of request and NON-REFUNDABLE payment.

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.

Lien and Open Permit 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.

 

PBC PZB offers two search options for your convenience

Please choose one of the following:


Option 1: Individual Requests
This option will cost $28.00 for each Lien or Open Permit Search type, per PCN/Address. If you choose to request both the Lien and Open Permit Searches, a total of $56.00 is required per PCN/Address. Search requests and payment should be payable to and forwarded as indicated below.

Option 2: Annual Fax Program
This option will cost $2,755.00, per search type, for unlimited requests throughout the calendar year (January - December). If you choose to participate in both the Lien and Open Permit Programs, a total of $5,510.00 is required. Annual Fax Program payment should be payable to and forwarded as indicated below. The Application for Annual Search Program is required.

 

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 telephone number listed below for further assistance.

 

All Lien and Open Permit Searches will be returned within 7 to 10 business days, once payment is received.

 

We appreciate having you as a customer, and if we can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us:

 
PZ&B Liens:  561-233-5024
PZ&B Open Permit Searches:  561-233-5160
PZ&B Code Enforcement Violation Searches:  561-233-5500
Special Assessments561-355-3457