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DEO - Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Division of Community Development

Special District Accountability Program

Official List of Special Districts Online - Directory
(FloridaJobs.org/OfficialList)

  1. About the Official List of Special Districts Online
  2. Special District Official Websites
    • Alphabetical List of Websites for Active Special Districts - All special districts must have an official website that complies with applicable requirements by the end of the first full fiscal year after its creation and must submit its website address to the department. As they do so, the name of the special district in this list, and some lists below, will link to the special district's official website.
  3. Create Your Own Customized List of Special Districts
  4. Alphabetical List - Find Active Special Districts By Name
  5. Multi-County List
    1. Summary List of Active Multi-County Special Districts as of December 9, 2016 - provides name of district and each county in which it is located
    2. To create a detailed list of multi-county special districts, go to Create Your Own Customized List of Special Districts, scroll down to "Option 6: Select County or Counties of Interest", and select "Multi" in the Counties scroll box. Leave everything else as is, scroll to the bottom of the page, and select "Create Your Report".
  6. Mergers
  7. Inactive Special Districts
    1. All Special Districts Declared Inactive - An inactive special district must be dissolved by the entity that created the district. Dissolution is pending.
    2. Summary List - Special Districts Declared Inactive Between Specific Dates - Enter date ranges to create a list of districts based on the date the Department declared the district inactive. List includes name of the inactive district, county in which it has territory, and the date the Department declared the district inactive.
    3. To see additional data categories, go to Create Your Own Customized List of Special Districts, scroll down to "Option 3" and select "Inactive Only". Leave everything else as is, scroll to the bottom of the page, and select "Create Your Report".
  8. Dissolved Special Districts
    1. All Special Districts Dissolved
    2. Summary List - Special Districts Dissolved Between Specific Dates - Enter date ranges to create a list of districts based on the effective dissolution date. List includes the name of the dissolved district, county in which it had territory, and the effective date of its dissolution.
  9. Function Lists
    1. Special District Primary Functions Cross Reference List
    2. Select One or More Functions and Create a Detailed List of Active Special Districts as of December 9, 2016
    3. Excel Files - Select One or More Special District Functions and Create a Detailed Excel Spreadsheet of Active Special Districts as of December 9, 2016 - Download an Excel spreadsheet of all special districts or special districts with certain functions. Contains all data fields.
    4. Summary Function List of All Active Special Districts as of December 9, 2016
    5. Detailed Function List of All Active Special Districts as of December 9, 2016 - Caution - includes all data categories for over 1,750 special districts (the multi-function special districts are listed under each function). It will take time to load. If printed, it will take about 830 sheets of paper. If you do not need to view the entire list all at once, use the options above to create more manageable-sized reports for viewing and printing.
    6. Active Special District Function Totals as of December 9, 2016 - also includes related statutory authority, if any
  10. Totals Lists
    1. Active Special District Statewide Totals as of December 9, 2016 (Number of Independent, Dependent, Multi-County, Single County, Active, Inactive, and Grand Total)
    2. Active Special District County Totals as of December 9, 2016 (Number of Single County, Multi-County, Independent, Dependent, and Total)
    3. Active Special District Function Totals as of December 9, 2016 - also includes related statutory authority, if any
  11. Name Change Lists by Date Ranges - Enter date ranges to create a list of districts that reported a name change (shows old and new names):
    1. Detail List - Active Special Districts Renamed Between Specific Dates
    2. Summary List - Active Special Districts Renamed Between Specific Dates
  12. Status Change (Independent/Dependent) Lists by Date Ranges - Enter date ranges to create a list of districts based on the date that they reported a status change:
    1. Detail List - Active Special District Status Changes Between Specific Dates (shows new status)
    2. Summary List - Active Special District Status Changes Between Specific Dates (shows old and new status)
  13. Date Registered with the Department Lists (Date Added to our Database) by Date Ranges - Enter date ranges to create a list of districts based on the date that they registered with the Department and were added to the special district database. This list may be useful to agencies updating their databases. Important: June 27, 1997 is the base date for all special districts since this is the date that this field was added to the database. If June 27, 1997 appears, the district was added to our database on or before that date. Use the Create Your Own Customized List of Special Districts to create a list of special districts based on the actual date they were established.
    1. Detail List - Active Special Districts Added Between Specific Dates
    2. Summary List - Active Special Districts Added Between Specific Dates
  14. All Active Special Districts Sorted By County List
  15. Download Excel Files
  16. Historical Information - View / download scanned versions of the Official List of Special Districts as it existed before the availability of the online version. For historical information only.
  17. Non-District Report - This is an informal list of various entities that have informed the Department that they are not special districts or, in the Department's opinion, are not special districts within the meaning of Chapter 189, Florida Statutes. The list also contains some old districts that were dissolved before the Department had its existing database.