• Special Districts

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What is a special district?

What types of entities are excluded from the definition of a special district?

How many special districts are in Florida? How many are in each county? How many are independent? How many are dependent?

Why are special districts created?

How do special districts generate revenues?

Who oversees special districts?

What can be done when special districts fail to comply with certain requirements?

How can I get a copy of a special district's charter or budget or other official records?

How are special districts created?

How are special districts dissolved?

What is a dependent special district?

What is an independent special district?

Why are special districts classified as either dependent or independent?

If a special district has the authority to levy ad valorem taxes, must its millage rate be added to the rate set by the county or municipality?

What is the purpose of the Special District Information Program?

Why does Chapter 189, Florida Statutes, require all special districts to register with and provide updates to the Special District Information Program?

How do special districts register with the Special District Information Program?

What if a special district did not register with the Special District Information Program within 30 days?

Why are special districts required to pay a $175 annual fee to the Department of Economic Opportunity?

What is a registered agent and registered office?

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