Public Records Requests
**SPECIAL NOTE: Public records are retained by different agencies. Please contact the correct agency for the record type listed below. **
Civil Cases, Criminal Cases, Case Searches, Criminal Records, Marriage Licenses, Divorce Decrees, Jury Duty, Payment of Citations, Official Records (Recorded Documents), Deeds, Liens, Lawsuits, Final Judgements, Satisfaction of Mortgage, etc.
Property Research, Map Searches, Homestead Exemption; Tax Facts, Recent Sales, etc.
Online Forms, Driver Licenses and Registration, Disabled Parking Permits, Pay Taxes Online, etc.
Case Reports, Arrest Reports, Crime Line, Background Checks, Warrants, Criminal/Correctional Facility, Animal Control etc.
Voter Education, Voter Registration, Election Results, Statistics, Precinct Maps, etc.
Public Defenders, State Attorney or Prosecutor Assignments, etc.
Records pertaining to the School Board or Purchasing for the School Board.
Ticket/Citation, Background Check, Camera Footage and requests such as these, please contact each Law Enforcement agency directly. (Ex: Melbourne Police Department)
These entities have their own public records custodians because they are separate legal entities, independent of the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners and its departments. Please utilize the above links to file a request for that respective entity. For all other records requests, please continue below.
Welcome to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners Public Records Request page.
The Board of County Commissioners maintains public records for its following departments:
- 911 Dispatch
- Asset Management
- Attorneys for Commissioners/Departments
- Budget Office
- Building & Zoning
- Code Enforcement
- Communications / SCGTV
- Contractor Licensing Regulation & Enforcement
- County Commissioners
- County Manager
- Emergency Management
- Fire Rescue
- Fleet Services
- Housing & Human Services
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Library Services
- Medical Examiner
- Merritt Island Redevelopment Agency (MIRA)
- Mosquito Control
- Natural Resources
- North Brevard Economic Development Zone (NBEDZ)
- Parks & Recreation
- Planning & Development
- Public Safety
- Public Works
- Purchasing Services
- Road & Bridge
- Solid Waste Management
- Tourism Development
- Transit Services
- UF / Extension Services
- Utility Services
- Valkaria Airport
- Veterans Services
In accordance with Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, the County hereby designates the County Attorney’s Office as the custodian of public records for entities under the jurisdiction of the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners.
Ways to submit a public request:
- Online: Complete and submit the form below
- Email: PublicRecordsRequest@BrevardFL.gov
- Phone: Call the Public Records Request Coordinator at (321) 633-2071
- Mail: Send your request to: County Attorney’s Office, Attention: Public Records Coordinator, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Bldg. C-308, Viera, Florida 23940
- In-person: make a request at the County Attorney’s Office located at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Bldg. C-308, Viera, Florida 23940 or any other Brevard County office.
Your request for public records should include:
- A clear concise description of the records that you are seeking. (Please avoid acronyms.)
- Searches of emails should include:
- Date range for the requested email messages
- Identify email accounts that should be searched
- Keywords to use during a search
In order for us to provide you the best response to your request, please carefully consider the information that will be useful to you. Very broad requests can take longer to fulfill and may become costly. The requested information will be provided in a reasonable period of time under normal conditions, unless such information is considered to be confidential or exempt from public records disclosure.
Under Florida law, you are not required to identify yourself or to submit a public records request in writing. To make an anonymous public records request, please call the County Attorney’s Office at the number above and ask for the Public Records Coordinator, who will process your request through the County’s Public Records Request Tracking System. However, depending on the nature of a request, certain fees and/or costs may need to be collected before a request can be fulfilled. Therefore, a point of contact may be requested.
As an alternative, you can use the online form on this page when requesting records maintained by Brevard County Board of County Commissioners ONLY. In order for the County to successfully respond to your request via the online form, a complete description of the records needed and current contact information such as a telephone number OR email address is * required to complete your online request.