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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 - 5:00 PM  Fax:     (863) 802-6163
     
Winter Haven Office Closed to the public starting Monday, July 20, 2020 until further notice.
NOTE: The Gil Jones Plaza is a designated COVID-19 Testing site. For the safety of our staff and customers, this office will be closed starting Tuesday, July 21, 2020 until further notice.
Phone: (863) 401-2424
    CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 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
Investigations Supervisor Sara West 863-534-4793
Exemptions Supervisor John Coulter 863-534-5704
Exemption Investigator Monique Ford 863-534-4785
Exemption Investigator Holly Murphy 863-534-5743
Exemption Investigator Brittany Sackett 863-534-5799
Exemption Investigator Kimberly Salgado 863-534-4798
 
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
Commercial Appraisal Supervisor Andrew Perry 863-534-5736
 
Tangible Personal Property (FAQ)    
Supervisor - Utilities, Phosphate, Wired Telecommunications Demitrist Wiley 863-534-5705
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, Eye Clinics, Apartments, ALF's, New Car Dealerships David Simpson 863-534-5720
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 863-534-4787
eTRIM Help (DOR) Chito Landrito 850-617-8920
eTRIM Help (DOR) Wyatt Peters 850-617-8921
eTRIM Help (DOR) Dametria Hayward 850-617-8922
eTRIM Help (PCPA)   Srini Kommineni 863-534-4787
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
Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mail out date
Monday, August 17, 2020

File a petition deadline
Friday, September 11, 2020

Missed the deadline and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
Late File for 2020
Pre-file for 2021

You may file via mail, email, or online.
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/1/2020

Extension Request Period
3/18/2020 - 4/1/2020


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