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DEO - Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Division of Community Development

Special District Information Program

Official List of Special Districts Online

Non District Report as of April 23, 2014

  1. Airport / Sears MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  2. Airport CRA of the City of Avon Park - Area / Advisory board under the Avon Park CRA
  3. Apalachicola Public Library - Does not have a governing board.
  4. Apalachicola Recreation Board - No governing board - fund in the financial statements only.
  5. Apalachicola River Navigation District - Dissolved by Chapter 69-709, Laws of Florida
  6. Arcadia Fire Department (Desoto) - City Department
  7. Arts Council of N.W. Florida (Multi) - Private, Non-for-Profit, Florida Chartered Corporation
  8. Augusta Savage Arts and Community Center - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  9. Avon Park Airport Authority (Highlands) - Advisory Powers Only
  10. Avon Park Estates Special Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  11. Avon Park Lakes Special Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  12. Baker County Planning & Development Commission (Baker) - Believed to be no longer in operation.
  13. Bal Harbour Village Security Program STD - No policy-making powers.
  14. Bay County Mosquito Control District - No governing board
  15. Belleview Economic Development Council - Advisory Powers Only
  16. Brittany Oaks Drainage District (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  17. Caloosa Estates Lighting District (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  18. Cape Canaveral Beautification Board - Advisory powers only - Previously mistakenly identified as dep. district.
  19. Cape Coral Charter School Authority - Appears to be a special district; city says no - Asked City to seek AG opinion.
  20. Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency - Does not govern anything. Planning org only. Manages transportation planning.
  21. Charlotte County-Punta Gorda Planning Council (Charlotte) - Dissolved by County Ordinance 82-04
  22. Charlotte Fire/Rescue Service - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  23. Charlotte Harbour Water & Sewer District - District not renewed.
  24. Charlotte Public Safety Unit - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  25. Charlotte Street/Drainage District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  26. Charlotte Waterway Maintenance District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  27. Chipola Dormitory Authority (Jackson) - No longer in operation.
  28. Citrus County Library District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  29. Citrus County Special Lighting District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  30. Citrus County Water and Wastewater Authority - Not local special-purpose gov. - regulatory
  31. City of Key West Utility Board (Monroe) - Provides electrical service
  32. City of New Smyrna Beach Utility Commission - Provides electrical service
  33. Collier County Fire Control (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  34. Collier County Water Management District #7 (Collier) - No longer in operation - dissolved.
  35. Collier County Water Pollution Control Program (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  36. Columbia County Mosquito Control District (Columbia) - County Department
  37. Commercial Space Financing Corporation - Created as a corporation not for profit, not a special district
  38. Community Maritime Park Associates, Inc. - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  39. Consolidated Dispatch Agency (Leon) - Not created as a special district.
  40. Corkscrew Road Assessment Unit (Lee) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  41. Crews Lake Road & Bridge District (Pasco) - No longer in operation.
  42. Crews Lake Water & Sewer District (Pasco) - No longer in operation.
  43. Cross Florida Canal Navigation District (Multi) - No longer in operation.
  44. Crystal Water Management District - No longer in operation.
  45. Dade County Mosquito Control District (Dade) - County Department
  46. Dade County Tourist Development Council (Dade) - Advisory Board - no policy-making authority
  47. DeSoto City Special Benefit Fire District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  48. DeSoto County Fire & Rescue MSTU (DeSoto) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  49. Debra Community Development District (Orange) - Never formally established.
  50. Deltona Area Librray District (Volusia) - Referendum failed - not established.
  51. Eagle Lake Community Redevelopment Agency (Polk) - Never established
  52. East Bonita Drainage District (Lee) - Dissolved by Chapter 89-169, Laws of Florida
  53. East Central Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility (Palm Beach) - Formal Declaratory Statement
  54. East Coast Memorial Hospital District (Palm Beach) - Never established - bond issue did not pass
  55. East Hendry County Fire Protection Service MSTU District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  56. East Hendry County Recreation MSTU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  57. East Lake Fire & Rescue District (Pinellas) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  58. East Volusia Mosquito Control District (Volusia) - County Department
  59. El Portal Waste District - Does not have a separate governing board.
  60. Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough Co. (Hillsborough) - Legal determination
  61. Everglades Drainage District (Broward) - Abolished in 1949 by the State Legislature.
  62. Everglades Fire Control District (Multi) - No longer in operation.
  63. Felda MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  64. First Florida Governmental Financing Commission (Multi) - Financing/loan pool created by interlocal agreement.
  65. First Municipal Loan Council (Multi) - Financing/loan pool created by interlocal agreement.
  66. Flagler Water Districts #1, #2, #3, and #4 - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Units
  67. Florahome Drainage District (Putnam) - District Abolished - duties assumed by Putnam County
  68. Florida City Foundation - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  69. Florida Development Finance Corporation - Not subject to boundary limitations
  70. Florida Governmental Utility Authority (Sarasota) - Not tied to a limited geographic area.
  71. Florida Local Government Finance Authority (Multi) - Financing/loan pool created by interlocal agreement.
  72. Florida Ports Financing Commission - Legal determination
  73. Florida Rural Utility Financing Commission - Loan/Financing Pool created by interlocal agreement; no distinct boundaries.
  74. Florida Seaport Transportation and ED Council - Not within a limited boundary--statewide coverage
  75. Fort Ogden Special Road & Bridge District (DeSoto) - No longer in operation.
  76. Fort Ogden Volunteer Fire Department (DeSoto) - Volunteer Fire Department
  77. Fort Pierce Utilities Authority (St. Lucie) - Political subdivision of a municipality or part of a municipality.
  78. Four County Corners MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  79. Fruitville Fire Control District (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  80. G. Pierce Wood Hospital Fire Department (DeSoto) - Part of State Mental Hospital
  81. Gadsden County Enterprise Zone Development Agency - Board has advisory powers only.
  82. Gadsden County Mosquito Control District (Gadsden) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  83. Gilchrist County Medical Board (Gilchrist) - Political subdivision dissolved by Legislature in 1989.
  84. Glades County Emergency Medical Services Benefit Unit - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  85. Glades Utility Authority - Legal determination
  86. Glen Oaks Estate Special Assessment District (Sarasota) - No separate governing board.
  87. Goodland Water District (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  88. Grant Drainage District (Brevard) - Abolished in 1989 by the Legislature
  89. Greater Pines Municipal Services (Lake) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  90. Gretna Industrial Community Development Corporation (Gadsden) - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  91. Gulf Gate Lighting District (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  92. Harlem Recreation MSTU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  93. Harney Road Drainage District (Hillsborough) - Dissolved
  94. Hendry County Non-Districts List - List of Hendry Co. Non-Districts as of 5/12
  95. Hialeah Special Parks District (Miami-Dade) - City of Hialeah never created it.
  96. Hickory Hills Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  97. Highlands Lakes Special Tax (Fire) District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  98. Highlands Park Estates Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  99. Highlands Park Estates Special Benefit Fire District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  100. Highlands Park Special Benefit Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  101. Highway Park Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  102. Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission (Hillsborough) - Advisory powers only
  103. Hillsborough County Civil Service Board (Hillsborough) - County Department
  104. Holmes County Tourist Development Council - Advisory Board - no policy-making authority
  105. Hookers Point Lighting District MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  106. Immokalee Lighting & Beautification District (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  107. Immokalee Lighting District (Collier) - No longer in operation.
  108. Intercession Street Lighting District (Osceola) - No longer in operation.
  109. Isles of Capri Municipal Fire Services (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  110. Jackson County Port Authority (Jackson) - Dissolved by the Legislature effective July 1990.
  111. Jackson South Community Hospital Street Lighting Special Taxing District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  112. Jacksonville Economic Development Commission - Advisory powers only.
  113. Jacksonville Electric Authority (Duval) - Provides electrical service
  114. Jacksonville Mosquito Control District (Duval) - Part of the City's Health Department
  115. Julington Creek Municipal Service District (St. Johns) - No longer in operation.
  116. Lake City Regional Utility Authority - No separate governing board - part of City
  117. Lake County Ambulance District - County Agency
  118. Lake Grady Water District (Hillsborough) - No longer in operation.
  119. Lake Haven Estates Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  120. Lake Okeechobee Estates MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  121. Lake Padgett Estates East Road & Bridge District (Pasco) - Responsibilities & operations assumed by the County
  122. Lake Padgett Municipal Service Unit (Pasco) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  123. Lake Panasoffkee Restoration Council - Advisory Powers Only
  124. Lake Placid Special Benefit Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  125. Lake Placid Sun-N-Lakes Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  126. Lake Ridge Estates (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  127. Lake Worth Downtown Development Authority (Palm Beach) - No longer in operation.
  128. Lake-Sumter Emergency Medical Srvcs, Inc - Not-for-profit corporation
  129. Lakewood Ranch Inter-District Authority - Non-governing - maintaining/operating for benefit of CDD members
  130. Leisure Lakes Special Benefit Fire District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  131. Lely Golf Estates Beautification Municipal Service Tax Unit (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  132. Levy Central Landfill & Polllution Prevention District (Levy) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  133. Levy County Ambulance & Emergency Medical District (Levy) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  134. Levy County Road Maintenance District (Levy) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  135. Longbranch & Lakeside Special Road & Bridge District (Clay) - Clay County says entity does not exist
  136. Lorida Special Benefit Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  137. Manasota Key Conservation District (Sarosata) - Legal determination
  138. Manatee Children's Service Advisory Board (Manatee) - Advisory powers only
  139. Marco Island Beach Renourishment & Public Access MSTU (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  140. Marco Island Beautification MSTU (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  141. Marina at the Bluffs Property Owners Associaiton (Palm Beach) - Town of Jupiter says district never was created
  142. Marion County Sports Authority (Marion) - No longer in operation.
  143. Martin County Special Districts A-F - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Units
  144. Martin Downs Community Development District (Martin) - Never formally established
  145. Metro-Dade County HUD (Miami-Dade) - County Department
  146. Miami Airport & Harbor District (Miami-Dade) - No longer in operation
  147. Mid-County MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  148. Mid-State and Tower Lake Estates (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  149. Military Point Advanced Wastewater Treat - Does not have a separate governing board
  150. Moon Lake Volunteer Fire Department (Pasco) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  151. Moonlight Volunteer Fire Department (Pasco) - Part of County Government
  152. Mosquito Control MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  153. Myakka Special Road & Bridge District - Manatee County can't find any indication of this entity's existence.
  154. Naples Community Hospital - Was not created by city of Naples
  155. Naples Drainage District (Multi) - City of Naples never created district
  156. Naples Harbor District (Collier) - City of Naples never created district
  157. Naples Production Park MSTU (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  158. New Smyrna Beach Airport / Industrial Park - Advisory board
  159. Niceville-Valparaiso Regional Sewer Board, Inc. - CPA verified it is set up as a non-profit corp.
  160. Nocatee Volunteer Fire Department (DeSoto) - County Department
  161. North Beach Special Fire District (Miami-Dade) - County Department
  162. North Florida Broadband Authority - Not set up as special district; all work is outsourced.
  163. North LaBelle Lighting District (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  164. North LaBelle MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  165. North Lake County Ambulance Taxing District (Lake) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  166. North Naples Roadway MSTU (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  167. North Orange Blossom Special Benefit 8 and 9 - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  168. North Walton Mosquito Control District (Walton) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  169. Northeast Fire Control District (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  170. Northwest Florida Creek Indian Council (Multi) - Legal determination
  171. Northwest Highlands Park Estates Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  172. Northwest Regional Library System (Bay) - Non-profit corporation
  173. Northwestern Palm Beach Conty Hospital District (Palm Beach) - Repealed
  174. Oak Haven Lighting District (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  175. Ocean at the Bluffs NID (Palm Beach) - Town of Jupiter never formally created this entity
  176. Ochopee Fire Control District (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  177. Okaloosa County Mosquito Control District (Okaloosa) - County Department
  178. Orange Blossom (Unit 12) Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  179. Orange Blossom Country Club Community Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  180. Orange Blossom Estates Special Benefit District (Units 1-19) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  181. Orange Blossom Unit 6 Speical Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  182. Orange Villa Mobile Home Estates Special Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  183. Orlando Utilities Commission (Orange) - Provides electrical service
  184. Osceola County Children's Services Council (Osceola) - County dissolved on February 15, 1995
  185. Osceola Heritage Park - Does not have a governing board; was not created by local ordinance.
  186. Palm Beach Construction Licensing Board - Reason unknown - appears to be a Special District
  187. Palm Coast Fire District (Flagler) - Corporation
  188. Pen Haven Sanitary District (Escambia) - County says district never existed
  189. Penney Farms Water Utility (Clay) - Legal determination
  190. Pensacola Port Authority (Escambia) - Dissolved by Legislature in 1970
  191. Phillips Road MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  192. Picciola Island Street Lighting (Lake) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  193. Pinellas County Unified Personnel System (Pinellas) - Legal determination
  194. Pinellas Planning Council - Ch. 2012-245 LOF not effective until Spring 2013
  195. Pinellas Soil & Water Conservation District (Pinellas) - Unknown status
  196. Placid Lake Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  197. Placid Lakes Special Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  198. Ponce DeLeon Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association, Inc. - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  199. Port Charlotte-Charlotte Harbour Fire Control District (Charlotte) - Abolished by Charlotte County Ordinance 86-33
  200. Port Miami - Seaport Department (Miami-Dade) - Miami-Dade County Department
  201. Port St. John Dependent Special District - Board has advisory powers only.
  202. Prairie Creek Water Conservation (DeSoto) - Dissolved by County in 1974
  203. Red Hills Farm Improvement District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  204. Ridge at the Bluffs Property Owners Association (Palm Beach) - Town of Jupiter says entity never was formally created
  205. River North Property Owners Association NID (Palm Beach) - Town of Jupiter says entity never was formally created
  206. River Property Owners Association NID (Palm Beach) - Entity never formally created
  207. San Sebastian Drainage District (Brevard) - Dissolved by Chapter 76-331, Laws of Florida
  208. Sarasota County Fire and Rescue District (Sarasota) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  209. Sebring Acres Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  210. Sebring County Estates Speical Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  211. Sebring Hills Special Benefit District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  212. Sebring Utilities Commisison (Highlands) - Board provides electrical service and is a political subdivision
  213. Sebring-Highlands Special Tax District (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  214. Seminole Tribe Housing Authority (Multi) - Chartered as a Federal agency
  215. Seven K Estates MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  216. Shell Harbour Canal Maintenance District (Lee) - Per Court Judgement the district was improperly formed - ordinance invalid
  217. Sky Valley MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  218. Slavia Drainage District (Seminole) - Duties and responsibilities assumed by the County.
  219. South Beach Erosion District (St. Lucie) - County says district never was formally established
  220. South Broward Park District (Broward) - Repealed
  221. South Daytona Community Trust Fund - 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
  222. South Gate Lighting district (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  223. South Lake County Aviation Authority (Lake) - No longer in operation.
  224. South Martin Regional Utility Authority - Fictitious name only
  225. South Tampa Farms Drainage District (Hillsborough) - County dissolved in 1991
  226. South Trail Fire Control District (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  227. Southeastern Palm Beach County Hospital District (Palm Beach) - No longer in operation.
  228. Southside Community Redeveloment Agency of the City of Avon Park - Area / Advisory Board under the Avon Park CRA
  229. Southwestern Palm Beach County Hospital District (Palm Beach) - No longer in operation.
  230. Spring Hill Fire and Rescue District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  231. Springfield Neighborhood Improvement District (Duval) - Entity never established
  232. St. Armand's Special Assessment District (Sarasota) - No separate governing board.
  233. St. Augustine South Lighting District (St. Johns) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  234. St. Johns Co. Fire Prevention & Control District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  235. St. Lucie County Special Improvement District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  236. Suburban Pensacola Sanitary District (Escambia) - City of Pensacola says entity does not exist
  237. Sugar Lake MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  238. Sumter County Enterprise Zone Development Agency Committee - Advisory powers only.
  239. Sumter Housing Finance Authority (Sumter) - No longer in operation.
  240. Sumter Recreation & Water Conservation & Control Authority (Sumter) - Abolished
  241. Sun-N-Lake Estates Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  242. Sun-N-Lakes Estates & Acreage - Lake Placid (Highlands) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  243. Sun-N-Lakes of Lake Placid Recreation District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  244. Sunshine Lake Estates (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  245. Sunshine State Government Financing Commission (Leon) - Financing/loan pool
  246. Suwannee County Hospital (Suwannee) - Dissolved by Chapter 94-414, Laws of Florida
  247. Suwannee County Rescue District - MSBU
  248. Tanglewood Improvement District (Lee) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  249. Tanglewood Lighting District (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  250. Taylor County Recreation Board (Taylor) - No longer in operation.
  251. Titusville Economic Development District Zone - No governing board.
  252. Topeeskeegee Yungnee Park District (Broward) - County abolished in 1988 and assumed responsibilities
  253. Town & River Improvement District (Lee) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  254. Town Foundation (City of Weston) - Not created by local ordinance.
  255. Twin Lakes (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  256. Unit 6 Orange Blossom Special Benefit District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  257. University Hospital & Clinic (Escambia) - No longer in operation.
  258. Valencia Terrace Street Lighting (Lake) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  259. Venice Gardens Lighting District (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  260. Victoria Park One MSTU (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  261. Village Green Street Lighting (Lake) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  262. Warm Mineral Springs Lighting District #1 (Sarasota) - No longer in operation.
  263. Waste Collection / Disposal / Management MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  264. Water Pollution Control District (Collier) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  265. West Bay Drive Community Redevelopment District - Redevelopment area under the Largo CRA.
  266. West Hendry County Fire Protection Service MSTU District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  267. West Hendry County Recreation MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  268. West Sebring Special Benefit Fire District - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  269. Western Acres Improvement Unit (Lee) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  270. Wheeler Road MSBU (Hendry) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  271. Whiskey Creek Club Estate (Lee) - Municipal Service Taxing or Benefit Unit
  272. Whitfield Zoning District (Manatee) - Law creating this district declared unconstitutional
  273. Winter Garden Downtown Parking District Fund - Does not have a governing board.
  274. Winter Haven Community Redevelopment Agency (Polk) - Referendum failed to pass
  275. Withlacoochee Job Training Consortium - Interlocal agreement believed expired / Not functioning