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BRANCH OFFICE ADDRESS PHONE / FAX
Bartow / Main Office    255 N Wilson Avenue Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: (863) 534-4777
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 534-4753
Lakeland Office 930 E Parker Street, Suite 272 Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: (863) 802-6150
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 802-6163
     
Winter Haven Office 3425 Lake Alfred Rd. 3 Gill Jones Plaza, Winter Haven, FL 33881 Phone: (863) 401-2424
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 
Office hours effective Monday, January 24
Fax:     (863) 401-2428


CATEGORY / DEPARTMENT NAME PHONE
ADA/ACCESSIBILITY    
  ADA Coordinator 863-534-4765
 
Data Request    
  Taxroll Oversight 863-534-4765
 
Deed/Ownership (FAQ)    
Deed Department Deed Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
Supervisor Debbie Shore 863-534-5707
 
Exemptions (FAQ) / Homestead Compliance Investigations    
Exemptions Department Exemption Dept. 863-534-4777
Exemptions Supervisor John Coulter 863-534-5704
Exemption Fraud Investigator Monique Ford 863-534-4785
 
GIS/Mapping (FAQ)    
Mapping Department Mapping Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
GIS / Mapping Manager Dakota Jones 863-534-4786
 
Real Estate Assessments (FAQ)    
Director Todd Mudge 863-534-4751
Assistant Director Karen Price 863-534-5732
Residential Appraisal Manager Wayne Cote 863-802-6154
 
Tangible Personal Property (FAQ)    
Utilities, Phosphate Karen Price 863-534-5732
Petroleum, Convenience Stores Amanda Cawood 863-534-5721
Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Medical, Sand Mine, Block & Ready Mix Plants Lisa Radlein 863-534-5747
Cellular, Billboards, Hotels, Apartments, ALF's, Wired Telecommunications Tangible Personal Property Department 863-534-5778
Leasing, Citrus Processing Shary Smith 863-534-5778
Restaurants, Banks Cornesia Thurston 863-534-5755
 
Tax Roll Contacts (FAQ)    
CAMA / Tax Roll Oversight Srini Kommineni 863-534-4765
eTRIM Help (DOR) Wyatt Peters 850-617-8921
eTRIM Help (DOR) Dametria Hayward 850-617-8922
eTRIM Help (PCPA)   Diana Aguirre 863-534-4752
Special Districts Paige Simms 863-534-4759
Website Issues Help Desk 863-534-4765
 
Website Technical Assistance / Suggestions    
  Help Desk 863-534-4765

Taxing Authority / TRIM Notice Contact Information


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Permit Agencies in Polk County Florida


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Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 12, 2022

Mail out date
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 12, 2022

Missed the 2022 VAB deadline of September 12, 2022 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
2022 Late Filing Period
3/2/2022 - 9/12/2022

Pre-file for 2023

You may file in person, via mail, email, or online.
Office Locations
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/3/2023

Extension Request Period
3/20/2023 - 4/1/2023

Christmas
12/23/2022 - 12/26/2022

New Year's Day
1/2/2023

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/16/2023

Good Friday
4/7/2023

Memorial Day
5/29/2023

Independence Day
7/4/2023

Labor Day
9/4/2023

Veteran's Day
11/10/2023

Thanksgiving
11/23/2023 - 11/24/2023