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The following is a list of departments, divisions, and offices within, or associated with, the City of Tampa that maintain a content section on the TampaGov.Net website.

Accounting

The Accounting Division of the Department of Revenue and Finance administers the general ledger; processes payroll records; maintains accounts receivable and payable; controls reimbursements and interdepartmental billings; and is responsible for investing City funds as well as negotiating bond issues. 

Art Programs

The Art Programs Division develops and provides free access to artistic excellence. The division facilitates the creation of art representative of the character and identity of Tampa to major public-use projects and to heighten Tampa's reputation and visibility both regionally and nationally as a city culturally aware and supportive of the arts.

Budget

The Budget Division of the Revenue and Finance Department prepares revenue and expenditures projections, budget instructions and target budgets. The division controls expenditures within approved appropriations, prepares budget resolutions, adjustments, budget-related briefings and summaries, and administers the Community Development Block Grant program.

Business Tax

The Business Tax Division is part of the City of Tampa's Department of Neighborhood Empowerment Department and is responsible for the issuance and collection for all Business Tax Receipts under the authority of Chapter 24of the City of Tampa Code.

Cable Communication

The Office of Cable Communication monitors and enforces the cable television franchise agreements to ensure that the residents of Tampa are provided reliable cable television service.  It also provides Tampa residents with quality programming, on the City of Tampa Television channel.

Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff for the City of Tampa is Dennis Rogero. He is responsible for coordinating and integrating the efforts of all departments and agencies to implement the programs directed by the mayor and the policies developed by the City Council. He also has direct supervisory responsibility for the Human Resources, Parks & Recreation, Purchasing, and Technology & Innovation Departments, as well as the Minority Business Development Division and coordination of major events.

City Attorney

The City Attorney's Office, under the direction of the City Attorney Julia Mandell, is cognizant of all legal affairs of the City of Tampa. In the capacity as the official legal representative of the City, it is the City Attorney's responsibility to take the management, charge and control of all the legal business of the City and to be, in regard to all municipal affairs, the legal advisor to the Mayor, the City Council and the committees thereof, and all of the department heads, officers and boards of the City.

City Clerk

The proceedings of every City Council meeting are recorded by the Documentation of City Records Division of the City Clerk's Office.

City Council

City Council is the legislative branch of City government and operates in accordance with the provisions of the 1974 Revised Charter of the City of Tampa. It is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions that the Mayor of Tampa administers as chief executive officer.

District 1 - Mike Suarez
District 2 - Mary Mulhern
District 3 - Yvonne Yolie Capin
District 4 - Harry Cohen
District 5 - Frank Reddick
District 6 - Charlie Miranda
District 7 - Lisa Montelione

Community Affairs

The City of Tampa Community Affairs (a Division of Neighborhood Empowerment) provides impartial, unbiased investigation services of discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations to any person who believes they have been discriminated against on the basis of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, familial status, and marital status, through the enforcement of local, state and federal laws that meet the City of Tampa jurisdictional requirements.

Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement

The Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement (formerly the Neighborhood & Community Relations Office), is a division of the Neighborhood Services Department and serves as the Mayor's main liaison to the neighborhood associations and as their voice at City Hall. This division also works with all community partners and private entities to promote and build positive relationships that will showcase the City of Tampa as a desirable living and working environment       

Construction Services Center

Construction Services, a division of the Planning and Development Department, is a one-stop shop for all construction permit and inspection needs. The division reviews construction plans, issues permits, and performs inspections to ensure building projects are built safely and in compliance with state and local codes and regulations helping to create a vibrant, livable, and safe-built community. 

Contract Administration

Contract Administration Department prepares and manages contracts for professional and construction services, including but not limited to, planning and design, contract execution, and construction phase administration, for City of Tampa capital construction projects. 

Convention Center and Tourism

The Convention Center and Tourism Department is responsible for generation of economic impact through the operation of Tampa Convention Center. The facility is a world-class event space located on the beautiful Tampa River Walk in the heart of downtown within walking distance of all the major hotels and restaurants in the core area. The Center features a 200,000-square-foot exhibit hall with 39 flexible meeting rooms and a ballroom accommodating up to 2,000 guests for dining, presentations and more. Also on premise is The Sail which serves refreshing beverages to convention delegates and locals alike with 360 degree panoramic views of our waterfront marina along the historic Hillsborough River. 

Economic and Urban Development

Economic and Urban Development is responsible for coordinating and directing citywide redevelopment initiatives, community planning and marketing redevelopment opportunities to the private sector using professional staff and consulting resources. 

Emergency Management

Emergency Management has taken a practical, no-nonsense approach to all-hazards emergency planning, which includes threats from hurricanes and other weather related emergencies, as well as man-made or technological events such as utility disruptions, hazardous materials spills and terrorism. 

Employment Services

Employment Services, a division of Human Resources, performs the personnel hiring and testing function and maintains the City's comprehensive classification plan covering approximately 600 classes of work. This division also monitors the performance evaluation process, coordinates the administration of valid medical standards, and conducts job analysis research for developing valid selection procedures.   

Facility Management

The Facility Management Division carries the responsibility for maintaining and repairing facilities and facility-related infrastructure systems for the City of Tampa in a cost-effective and professional manner.

Fire and Police Pension

The Fire and Police Pension Fund is administered by a nine (9) member Board of Trustees who have appointed a full time Plan Administrator and administrative staff to conduct the daily operations for the effective and efficient administration of the pension plan.  

Fire Rescue

The Fire Rescue Department provides essential service in the areas of fire prevention, fire protection, and emergency medical care. The department is comprised of the Operations, Rescue, Communications, Prevention, and Administrative Divisions. 

General Employee Retirement Fund

The General Employee Retirement Fund pension services provides oversight and administration of the General Employees (GE) Retirement Fund (employees other than uniformed fire and police).  It also assists constituents with their annual healthcare, social security, tax, and annual enrollment processes.

Historic Preservation & Urban Design

Architectural Review and Historic Preservation is a division of the Planning and Development Department. The Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Division identifies, preserves and promotes historically significant buildings, sites, objects and districts for the educational, cultural and economic benefit of the community, in addition to ensuring responsible new development throughout the city.  

Housing

Housing and Community Development is a division of the Planning and Development Department, which administers a variety of housing programs that assist eligible low and moderate-income residents purchase, rent or rehabilitate existing housing units located within the City of Tampa limits.

Human Resources

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the divisions of Employee Relations, Employment Services, and Risk Management and Central Services. 

Intergovernmental Relations

The Office of Intergovernmental Relations represents the City of Tampa position with respect to regulations and legislation. The Office also promotes the City's interests with state and federal government agencies and other governmental entities.

Internal Audit

The Internal Audit Department provides management with an independent appraisal of major areas of City activities in order to reduce potential risk and loss to the City. 

Land Development

Land Development Coordination (LDC) is a division of the Planning and Development Department. LDC houses the Zoning Section, Subdivision/DRI Section and Right-of-Way Mapping Section. Our mission is to efficiently and fairly administer City Codes and policies related to land development. Our goal is to be responsive to the public's need for accurate information related to the development of property.     

Logistics and Asset Management Department

The Logistics and Asset Management Department  provides a variety of services directly to citizens, such as the maintenance of public streets, traffic signals, and buildings, and provides services to other city departments; i.e. the coordination of city-wide public facility contract construction, vehicle maintenance and communication equipment. 

Mayor's Office

The Mayor's Office provides services required of the executive branch of City government including administrative functions and public relations. The department is responsible for providing direction to department heads, administering ordinances and resolutions of City Council, meeting the public and providing information on matters of community concern. The Mayor, as Chief Executive Officer, provides guidance and executive approval of the annual budget and long range planning for the City.  

Minority Business Development

The Minority Business Development program facilitates contract opportunities in construction, professional services and goods, and non-professional services for women and minority business firms that are certified to do business with the City of Tampa.  

Neighborhood Empowerment

The Department of Neighborhood Enpowerment  serves as a convenient single point of contact for citizens to access services from Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement, Business Tax, Community Affairs, Mayor's Neighborhood University, Neighborhood Enhancement.

Neighborhood Enhancement

The City of Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Division (formerly Code Enforcement & Clean City Divisions) enforces all non-criminal city ordinances, codes, and regulations, and to improve the quality of life for Tampa residents through maintenance efforts of medians and vacant lots. The division continues the effort to reduce litter, graffiti and illegal dumping.

Parking

The Parking Division is responsible for the operation of all City of Tampa public parking. The Division develops parking policy and specific facility expansion plans to serve the parking demand in the central business district and adjacent commercial areas. The present parking inventory consists of 10 garages and 26 lots, comprising a total of 11,507 spaces.

Parks and Recreation

The Tampa Parks and Recreation Department manages, maintains and operates all the park and recreational facilities of the city, and develops and implements programs for cultural and recreational activities. 

Planning and Development

The City of Tampa Planning and Development Department's overall function is to ensure safe and affordable housing and commercial structures that are compatible and compliant with the applicable codes and ordinances.  The department is comprised of the following divisions: Construction Services, Architectural Review and Historic Preservation, Housing & Community Development, Land Development Coordination, Planning and Urban Design, and Real Estate. It is also home to the City's Green Officer who guides the City in programs and services as we work toward becoming a more sustainable community.

Planning and Urban Design Division

The Planning Division is comprised of multiple disciplines that are directly related to current and long-range planning and development projects throughout the City of Tampa. The Division serves as the lead for six primary focus areas, which include Development Code Writing, Community Planning & Form Based Codes, Long Range & Strategic Planning, Transportation Planning, Natural Resources, and GIS.   

Police

The Tampa Police Department works to reduce crime and enhance the quality of life through a cooperative partnership with all citizens.

Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Division works behind the scenes to develop City messaging and programs that effectively communicate the City's goals, accomplishments, and projects with a unique emphasis on the City's six strategic focus areas. 

Public Works and Utility Services Administrator

The Public Works and Utility Services Administrator supports the administration's commitment to overseeing functional aspects of public works and utilities. This office is responsible for coordinating and directing five city departments: Contract Administration, Public Works, Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management, Wastewater, and the Water departments; and the Clean City and Transportation divisions.

Purchasing

The Purchasing Department, as provided for in the City Charter, is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process. Its objective is to acquire needed goods and services as efficiently and as inexpensively as possible, while assuring fair and equal opportunity to all qualified vendors.

Real Estate

Real Estate is a division of the Planning and Development Department. The Real Estate Division acts as a central service organization, providing the purchase, sale, leasing and property management services of real estate for other City departments.   

Revenue and Finance

The Department of Revenue and Finance is responsible for managing the City's financial matters. Primary functions include: administration, budgeting, planning, accounting, investment, licensing, utility accounting, pension, and grant administration.

Riverwalk

The Tampa Riverwalk is a 2.6 mile, 15-foot walkway that runs along the east side of the Hillsborough River and the north side of Garrison Channel in Tampa’s urban core.  The Riverwalk allows both tourists and area citizens to access museums, hotels, restaurants, shopping and key destinations while enjoying Tampa’s beautiful shoreline. As a key downtown neighborhood amenity, it provides a safe pathway for exercise, access to urban parks and numerous boater access points. It provides an educational canvas for the celebration of Tampa’s history and culture, linking numerous venues with current and future commercial/retail development. 

Solid Waste

The Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management provides environmentally safe, time responsive, and cost effective collection, disposal and recycling services for over 79,000 residential and commercial customers. 

Stormwater

The Stormwater Division is responsible for planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of Tampa's stormwater system. The activities of the Division are geared towards the prevention of flooding and reduction of pollution.

Technology and Innovation

The Department Technology and Innovation (T&I) is the City of Tampa's central technology provider in areas of applications development and support, technology infrastructure and integration, IT security, geographical information systems, computer/telecommunications and radio support. 

Transportation

The Transportation Division focuses on transportation planning, project development and management, traffic engineering, right of way permitting, and mass transit initiatives, as well as the City's overall mobility needs.

Utilities Billing

Utility billing for the City of Tampa is managed by the Water Department's Distribution and Consumer Services Division. Most of the City's utility customers receive a consolidated monthly bill for three utility services: water, wastewater (sewer) and solid waste (refuse and recycling). The Division reads over 140,000 water meters in a 211 square mile service area, and prepares and mails bills monthly.

Wastewater

The Wastewater Department's goal is to provide outstanding Wastewater services to our customers while protecting public health and the environment.  

Water

The Tampa Water Department delivers potable and reclaimed water services to more than 124,000 service locations. 

Ybor City Development Corporation

The Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a division of the City of Tampa's Economic & Urban Development Department. YCDC facilitates the development, redevelopment, economic revitalization and general improvement of the Ybor City's Historic District, its 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) and surrounding community.

For more detailed contact information please see the Contact Us page for the individual department. Listing of all Contact Us pages

Address Phone Fax
Accounting
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33603
- Map
813-274-7171813-274-7171 Contact Form 813-274-8127
Art Programs
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8531813-274-8531 Contact Form
Budget
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8552813-274-8552 Contact Form 813-274-8127
Business Tax
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8751813-274-8751 Contact Form 813-274-8723
Cable Communication
202 West 7th Avenu
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8217813-274-8217 Contact Form 813-274-7028
Chief of Staff
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7360813-274-7360 Contact Form
City Attorney
315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8996813-274-8996 Contact Form 813-274-8809 or 813-274-5908
City Clerk
315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8396813-274-8396 Contact Form 813-274-8306
City Council
315 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8131813-274-8131 Contact Form 813-274-7076
Community Affairs
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-5835813-274-5835 Contact Form 813-274-8127
Community Partnerships & Neighborhood Engagement
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7835813-274-7835 Contact Form 813-274-5696
Construction Services Center
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
- Map
813-274-3100813-274-3100 Contact Form 813-259-1712
Contract Administration
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8568813-274-8568 Contact Form 813-274-7368
Convention Center and Tourism
333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-5624813-274-5624 Contact Form
Economic and Urban Development
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8245813-274-8245 Contact Form 813-274-8245
Emergency Management
808 East Zack Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7011813-274-7011 Contact Form 813-274-7144
Employment Services
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8251 Job Line: 813-274-8115813-274-8251 Job Line: 813-274-8115 Contact Form 813-274-8913
Facility Management
1550 North Grady Avenue
Tampa, FL 33607
- Map
813-348-1166813-348-1166 Contact Form 813-348-1050
Fire and Police Pension
3001 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
- Map
813-274-8550813-274-8550 813-274-7504
Fire Rescue
808 East Zack Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7011813-274-7011 Contact Form 813-274-7026
General Employee Retirement Fund
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8136813-274-8136 Contact Form
Historic Preservation & Urban Design
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8920813-274-8920 Contact Form 813-274-8387
Housing
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7954813-274-7954 Contact Form 813-274-7927 or 813-274-7999
Human Resources
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8041813-274-8041 Contact Form 813-274-8365
Intergovernmental Relations
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8162813-274-8162 Contact Form 813-274-7176
Internal Audit
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7159813-274-7159 Contact Form 813-274-7176
Land Development
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
- Map
813-274-3100, Option 2813-274-3100, Option 2 Contact Form 813-259-1799
Logistics and Asset Management Department
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8181813-274-8181 Contact Form 813-274-8080
Mayor's Office
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8251813-274-8251 Contact Form 813-274-7050
Minority Business Development
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-5522813-274-5522 Contact Form 813-274-5544
Neighborhood Empowerment
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8211813-274-8211 Contact Form 813-274-8723
Neighborhood Enhancement
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-307-5525 Weekends: 813-690-4631813-307-5525 Weekends: 813-690-4631 Contact Form 813-274-5567
Parking
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8182813-274-8182 Contact Form 813-274-8956
Parks and Recreation
3402 W. Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
- Map
813-274-8615813-274-8615 Contact Form 813-274-5749
Planning and Development
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8577813-274-8577 Contact Form 813-274-8127
Planning and Urban Design Division
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-3311813-274-3311 Contact Form 813-259-1838
Police
411 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-276-3200813-276-3200 Contact Form
Public Affairs
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8211813-274-8211 Contact Form 813-274-7050
Public Works and Utility Services Administrator
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7883813-274-7883 Contact Form
Purchasing
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8353813-274-8353 Contact Form 813-274-8355
Real Estate
306 E. Jackson Street, 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-7852813-274-7852 Contact Form 813-274-8387
Revenue and Finance
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8151813-274-8151 Contact Form 813-274-8127
Riverwalk
120 W Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
(813) 274-7439(813) 274-7439 (813) 274-8127
Solid Waste
4010 West Spruce Street
Tampa, FL 33607
- Map
813-348-1146813-348-1146 Contact Form 813-348-1156
Stormwater
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-3101813-274-3101 Contact Form 813-622-1958
Technology and Innovation
411 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8155813-274-8155 Contact Form 813-274-7302
Transportation
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8333813-274-8333 Contact Form 813--274-8901
Utilities Billing
2105 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8811813-274-8811 Contact Form 813-274-8430
Wastewater
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8108813-274-8108 Contact Form 813-274-8448
Water
306 East Jackson Street
Tampa, FL 33602
- Map
813-274-8121813-274-8121 Contact Form 813-274-7435
Ybor City Development Corporation
2105 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605
- Map
813-274-7936813-274-7936 Contact Form 813-274-7935