Lookup Public Records in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Miami-Dade County, Florida Overview
Miami-Dade County is located in the state of Florida. Named after Francis L. Dade, the county was formed in January 18, 1836 and its county seat is Miami. The county has a total population of 2617176, as of 2013, with its area spanning 2431 square miles (land area being 1898 square miles, while water area being 533 square miles). The county consists of 80 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 33012 recorded as the one with the largest population. Miami-Dade County borders the following counties: Broward County, FL to the north; Collier County, FL to the northwest, and; Monroe County, FL to the southwest.
Miami-Dade County Clerk Information
The primary responsibility of the Property Appraiser’s Office is to identify and appraise all real and tangible personal property within the County and certify the annual tax roll with the Florida Department of Revenue (DOR) in accordance with State law. Additional responsibilities include the maintenance of all associated property records, the administration of all exemptions, and the annual notification to all property owners in Miami-Dade County of the assessed value of their property.
The Property Appraiser offers a property search application in their website. The application provides the following:
- Search by Address, Name, Folio, and Subdivision name
- View key property characteristics, ownership, and sales information
- View assessment, exemption benefits, and taxable value information
- View current and prior year aerial imagery
- View building sketch (if available)
- …and many more functions.
Below is the physical address of the Property Appraiser:
Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia
Stephen P. Clark Center
111 N.W. 1st Street
Miami, Florida 33128-1984
Office hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. excluding weekends and holidays
Court Clerk Information
The responsibilities of the Clerk are established by the State Constitution, the Florida State Statutes, County Ordinances and Regulations and Judicial Orders. In this capacity he serves as:
- Ex-Officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
- County Recorder
- County Auditor
- Custodian of all County Funds
- Custodian of all records filed with the Court
The Clerk of Courts, in his role as Recorder, offers an online search facility for official records. Two options are available, either the standard/basic search or the advanced search, the latter of which requires an account. The basic search has the following search options: name search, CFN number, recording book / page, and legal description.
A case search is also provided in the website. The following are available options for search: case number, state case number, citation/police number, defendant, and jail number.
If the record you require is not online, you can complete the Public Records Request form and send it either through physical or electronic mail.
Below is the physical address of the Clerk of the Courts (Recorder):
County Recorder Office
22 NW First Street
Miami, Florida 33128
|Miami-Dade County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Miami-Dade County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Miami-Dade County Marriage License|
|Location:||140 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida, 33130|
Miami-Dade County Recorder Office
Address: 73 W Flagler St # 133, Miami, FL 33130, United States