Special Magistrate


Lien Search Request

Lien Search Requests for properties within the City of Tamarac can be submitted online, and include information on the following:

  • Building Permits
    • Open Building Permits, including Permit Numbers, for the specified property
  • Special Magistrate Cases (including violations, liens and case information)
    • Building
    • Code Enforcement
    • Business Licenses
    • Fire Prevention

Lien Settlement Request Form

  • To request a Lien Settlement, fully complete the Lien Settlement Request Form, and then submit to the Building Department with all appropriate fees.
  • When a property is subject to a real estate transaction such as a short sale, bank sale or owner to owner and the property may be subject to a lien from the City of Tamarac, realtors and/or title companies are required to submit this form to obtain a settlement on the lien from the City.

Abatement Application

  • The owner of the property can attend the hearing and request that the lien on the property be waived, reduced to a specific amount, or upheld in full.
  • Application for an Abatement Hearing is available to a property owner after compliance of a Building Code Violation has been obtained on the property.

Special Magistrate Hearing Information

Special Magistrate Meeting Dates for 2023 first Wenesday of each month at 2 p.m.

7525 NW 88th Avenue, Tamarac, Florida 33321

January 4, 2023

February 1, 2023

March 1, 2023

April 5, 2023 

May 3, 2023 

June 7, 2023 

July 5, 2023

August 2, 2023

September 6, 2023

October 4, 2023

November 1, 2023

December 6, 2023


Abatement Hearings

Abatement Hearings are scheduled on the Third Wednesday of the month. Abatement Applications need to be submitted one week prior to the hearing date. 

Hearings commence at 2 p.m. and are held in the City Hall - Chambers located at 7525 NW 88 Avenue, Tamarac, FL 33323.