Welcome to the Special District Accountability Program - Florida's centralized source of information about the 1,860-plus special districts in the state and their requirements. Resources and information are categorized as follows to help you find what you are seeking.

The Special District Accountability Program

The 2022 Florida Association of Special Districts Annual Conference

The 2022 Florida Association of Special Districts Annual Conference will be held June 13 - 16, 2022, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The Special District Accountability Program has provided limited funding to pay conference registration fees to help individuals from eligible special districts attend this valuable educational event. Key session topics include accountability requirements, intergovernmental affairs, strategic planning, ethics, open government, elections, labor law, legislative updates, and governance and leadership. Funding does not include any other expenses, such as travel, hotel, meals or per diem. For more information, see the Reimbursement Program page. Please be aware that this event is hosted by the Florida Association of Special Districts, not the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Information about Individual Special Districts and County and Statewide Data

  • Official List of Special Districts: Search an online database to find up-to-date and uniform information about Florida's special districts. Users may access information through quick summary reports, select variables of interest to create customized reports, and download Excel spreadsheets. Available information includes each special district's official name, its registered agent and registered office, its independent or dependent status, its special purpose, the county or counties in which it has territory, and its official web address where additional information about the special district is posted.

Special District Requirements and Operating Procedures

Special District Accountability, Oversight and Enforcement

Questions or Concerns about a Special District?

The Annual State Fee (for special districts only)

Contact Information

  • Special District Accountability Program Contact: (see the "Contacts" box in the upper right corner of this page).
    • Mailing Address:
      • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
      • Division of Community Development
      • Special District Accountability Program
      • 107 E Madison Street, MSC-160
      • Tallahassee, FL 32399-2100

Special District Contacts

  • Legislative Inquiries

    (850) 245-7116
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