JOU 4181: Public Affairs Reporting

A guide for locating public information in Florida.

Florida Free Public Records Searches

Florida Free Public Records Directory

Lists statewide public record resources

Here are links to several of the city and county public record resources:

All Florida counties offer an online searchable database.  Searches can be performed by document type, instrument number, name, date, or address. Official copies of documents can usually be ordered online. If online ordering is not available, the County Clerk’s office may be contacted by phone, email, fax, or in person for document requests.

MyFloridaCounty.com Public Records - Statewide

MyFloridaCounty.com Official Records allows you to search for records by specific county, judicial circuit, region or statewide.This records search has a subscriber search and a non-subscriber search.  MyFloridaCounty.com is maintained and operated by the Florida Association of Court Clerks Services Group.

Hillsborough County Resources

Hillsborough County Website
The official county government Online Information Source

Meetings - Boards, Committees and County Commission

  • HTV22
    "Hillsborough Television brings your county government home to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. See gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Board of County Commissioners and other government meetings. Watch award-winning original programs that provide important information on county services."
  • HTV22 Webcasting

   Allows 24 hour access to HTV programs from any computer with internet access.

City of Tampa Resources

City of Tampa Website

Official website for the City of Tampa  

Meetings - Boards, Commisstions, and City Council

CTTV is webcast around the clock on the Internet. The same programming broadcast over the city municipal channel, CTTV, is simultaneously streamed online.

MyFlorida.com

MyFloridaCounty.com

Access to Public Records for Hillsborough County

Access to Public Records for the City of Tampa

Access to Public Records for the City of Tampa