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Travelers can dial 511 to access current information for specific Tampa Bay area routes and roadway segments, including anticipated travel delays, traffic accidents, roadway blockages and lane closures. The website also incorporates motion images from traffic cameras, e-mail alerts, links to stakeholder websites, public transportation information and customer feedback.
Use this service to report an abandoned or inoperative vehicle. Any vehicle that cannot be legally driven on the street is considered an inoperative vehicle. This means that the vehicle must have a current license plate and must be operational.
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.
Use this service for general correspondence to 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. Additionally its personnel are responsible for balancing utility accounts; providing property control and central cashiering services; producing financial reports: and administering the City's pension fund.
Use this service to report accumulated junk, trash or debris that occurs on private property. Things that most people would not normally use to decorate their yards are usually accumulations. Things such as lawn mowers, concrete blocks, lumber, and buckets for example should be stored away in a storage building or garage. At the very least, they may not be visible from the street and should be behind a fence or wall. This includes storage of garbage cans except on pickup day.
Receive vital updates when a hurricane is threatening our city or about crime trends in your neighborhood. These time-critical notifications will be sent directly to your home phone, cell phone or email address.
801 6th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
All Children's Hospital, located in St. Petersburg, Florida is a regional referral center for children with some of the most challenging medical problems. More than 140 pediatric specialists and subspecialists keep All Children's Hospital at the forefront of treatment, teaching and research.
The AARP Foundation administers programs that assist older Americans. These programs, funded by grants or cooperative agreements with governments or private organizations, provide a wide variety of services including job training, tax assistance, assistance with important lawsuits being decided by the courts, and much more.
This equestrian event draws some of the world's finest horses and riders. The finale of the Winter Equestrian Festival is the American Invitational, a world class jumping competition, at Raymond James Stadium.
The American Victory Mariners Memorial & Museum Ship is a unique and innovative maritime attraction aboard the World War II era merchant ship SS American Victory. Located near downtown Tampa and adjacent to the Florida Aquarium, the memorial creates a world-class museum depicting life aboard Victory and other classes of merchant ships during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.
Use this service to contact Architectural Review and Historic Preservation.
The City of Tampa has a rich diverse, dynamic history that can be traced through our historic structures. These structures display a variety of architectural detail and uses that collectively build distinct neighborhoods and cultural areas. Many of these areas have been recognized and designated as historic districts. Each district has a period of historical significance, the time when most of the historic structures within the district were constructed. These structures are classified as "contributing". Individual structures that have historic significance that are not located within a historic district are classified as "landmark structures".
The request/approval requirements of the Architectural Review Commission and Barrio Latino Commission which involve an application for a certificate of appropriateness. You may download the application forms, complete them, then make an appointment with staff for submission.
The City routinely relies on architectural and engineering firms for design, bid document preparation, construction inspection, survey, landscape design and related services. Open Work Order Contracts are established with a wide variety of firms to manage peak work load and to provide expertise which is not available within the City organization. For large design efforts independent selections are made by way of the State of Florida's Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act.
The Office of the City Clerk would like for citizens to be able to enjoy photographs currently being housed in Archives and Records. As such, periodically a selection of interesting photographs will be featured on the web site.
Art Programs (formerly Tampa Public Art) was founded in 1985. The program is governed by an ordinance, administered pursuant to Program Guidelines, and is designed to foster and administrate projects integrating artwork into Tampa's urban culture.
Use this service to connect to the Office of Attorney General for the State of Florida . The Attorney General is the constitutional, statewide elected official who serves as the attorney for the State of Florida. The Attorney General is responsible for the enforcement of state consumer protection and antitrust laws as well as civil prosecution of criminal racketeering. In the area of criminal law, the Attorney General represents the State when those convicted appeal their convictions, including capital murder cases.
Use this service to renew your State of Florida vehicle registration (license plate, disabled parking placard, mobile home or vessel); renew your vehicle registration and change your registration address.
701 6th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Bayfront Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit community hospital and academic teaching center. The hospital’s medical staff of more than 450 board-certified physicians offers a level of care unsurpassed in the region. In addition, Bayfront’s physician residency programs in family practice and obstetrics/gynecology, and fellowship program in sports medicine, are highly sought after nationwide.
Use this service to help find government benefits you may be eligible to receive. The online screening tool is free, easy-to-use, and completely confidential. You answer a series of questions about yourself, and then GovBenefits.gov returns a list of government benefit programs you may be eligible to receive along with information about how you can apply.
The City of Tampa is dedicated to motorist, pedestrian and bicyclist safety. With more than 40 miles of bike lane on Tampa’s roadways, we recognize how important it is to share the road in order to ensure everyone’s safety.
119 Oakfield Drive
Brandon, FL 33511
Brandon Regional Hospital is a 250+ bed, full-service acute care facility with specialty services including Cardiac Surgery, High-Risk Obstetrics, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Service, Pediatrics and Vascular Institute.
The budget for FY2001 totals $610 million and the ad valorem property tax millage rate remains at 6.539 mills for the 12th consecutive year. Also,
for the third consecutive year, we are not recommending any changes in the rates of the Water, Sanitary
Sewers, or Solid Waste departments.
recommended budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2001 and ending September 30, 2002 (the budget for FY2002 totals $649 million
and the ad valorem property tax millage rate remains at 6.539 mills for the 13th consecutive year)
This is the Recommended Annual Budget for the City of Tampa fiscal year beginning October 1,
2002 and ending September 30, 2003. The budget for FY03 totals $660 million, which is only a 2% increase over the
current year, due primarily to a reduction in capital improvement projects. This budget supports City services provided
by a staff of 4,794, for a population of 308,005.
This is the Recommended Annual Budget for the City of Tampa fiscal year beginning October 1, 2003 and ending September 30, 2004. The budget for FY04 totals $646 million, which is a 2% decrease from the current year, due primarily to a reduction in bond funded capital improvement projects. This budget supports city services provided by a staff of 4,873 for a population of 311,880.
The Recommended Annual Budget for the City of Tampa for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2004 and ending September 30, 2005. The budget for fiscal year 2005 totals $674 million. This budget supports the provision of city services for a population of 321,487 living in over 116.1 square miles by a staff of 4,935.
This year’s budget theme, “Providing Quality Services,” reflects our commitment
to our residents. From our police and fire to the 165 parks throughout our
neighborhoods, our city is all about quality. It’s about building quality for the
future - a new Tampa Museum of Art, a new Curtis Hixon Park, a new 40th
Street, a new recreation center in New Tampa and new stormwater projects that
will stop flooding in neighborhoods.
This year’s budget theme is “Commitment to
Progress.” Despite shrinking property tax revenue and a sluggish economy,
we believe that the city should aggressively repair, maintain and improve its
infrastructure. It is also important to maintain high levels of public safety
and basic core services that the public depends upon.
Tampa, like the rest of our
nation, is facing tough economic
challenges. During this recession
it is important that we work to find
sensible solutions to our financial
issues in order to protect the
quality of the services we provide
Use this service for general correspondence to the Budget Office.
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.
The City of Tampa's annual budget process routinely begins in November with the preparation of initial revenue and expense estimates, which are reviewed with the Mayor. In February, departments prepare various objectives and performance reports. The Mayor meets with department managers and develops the service delivery objectives for each department. Then the Mayor determines the amount of funding, or target budget, to be allocated to each department. Targets are based on current budget levels, level of service desired by the Administration and estimates of available revenues. Each department then prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year within the target amount
The City of Tampa's annual budget process routinely begins in November with the preparation of initial revenue and expense estimates, which are reviewed with the Mayor. In February, departments prepare various objectives and performance reports. The Mayor meets with department managers and develops the service delivery objectives for each department. Then the Mayor determines the amount of funding, or target budget, to be allocated to each department. Targets are based on current budget levels, level of service desired by the Administration and estimates of available revenues. Each department then prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year within the target amount.
The City of Tampa's annual budget process routinely begins in November with the preparation of initial revenue and expense estimates, which are reviewed with the Mayor. In February, departments develop service delivery objectives for use in building the budget for the coming year. Then amounts of funding, or target budgets, to be allocated to each department are determined. Targets are based on current budget levels, level of service desired by the Administration and estimates of available revenues. Each department then prepares its budget for the upcoming fiscal year within the target amount. The resulting budgets are reviewed and requests for additional funding are considered. A Budget draft is sent to City Council in mid-July. The completed Recommended City Budget is presented to City Council in August. Finally, budget hearings are held and the Budget is adopted by the end of the current fiscal year (September 30).
Link to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation's (DBPR) online license search. DBPR licenses approximately one out of every 16 citizens of Florida, so it is hard to live in or visit Florida without being touched by DBPR. Whether you are dining in one of Florida's 37,000 restaurants, getting your haircut, visiting a racetrack, buying real estate, or riding an escalator, DBPR is changing the way you interact with state government.
The Business Tax Division is part of the City of Tampa's Department of Revenue and Finance and is responsible for the issuance and collection for all Business Tax Receipts under Chapter 24 of the City's code. The Division also administers the issuance of Business Operating permits to certain regulated businesses defined by Chapter 6 of the City code, and also handles the enforcement and maintenance of the Alcoholic Beverage/Wet Zoning Code set forth in Chapter 3. Additionally, the Division handles the collection of revenues from Rental Certificates, which are currently enforced by the Neighborhood Improvement Division of the Department of Business and Community Services.
Use this service for general correspondence to Business Tax.
The Business Tax Division is part of the City of Tampa's Department of Revenue and Finance and is responsible for the issuance and collection for all Business Tax Receipts under Chapter 24 of the City's code. The Division also administers the issuance of Business Operating permits to certain regulated businesses defined by Chapter 6 of the City code, and also handles the enforcement and maintenance of the Alcoholic Beverage/Wet Zoning Code set forth in Chapter 3. Additionally, the Division handles the collection of revenues from Rental Certificates, which are currently enforced by Code Enforcement.
The Cable Communication Department insures that the residents of Tampa are provided reliable cable television service, which meets industry technical standards, by the cable television franchisee. They also provide Tampa's residents with a broad range of public, education and government information via cable television at minimal cost, while maintaining programming with a high level of integrity through neutrality.
The cultural district was designated in the late 1980’s and presently contains the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Public Library, Tampa Museum of Art, three parking garages, parks and open space, and a major office building. Because the district is located in the central business district and at the gateway to the downtown, the study area for this project extends well beyond the actual district.
The Central Intelligence Agency was created in 1947 with the signing of the National Security Act by President Truman. The National Security Act charged the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) with coordinating the nation’s intelligence activities and correlating, evaluating and disseminating intelligence which affects national security.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Chief of Staff.
The Chief of Staff is responsible for oversight and direction of several City departments including: Communications Office, Cable Communications, Intergovernmental Relations, Purchasing, Strategic Planning & Technology, and Human Resources.
Use this service to pay child support online. The services are available for all child support cases that are facilitated by the Florida State Disbursement Unit (SDU), Florida Clerks of Court, or Florida Department of Revenue.
Citizen Corps asks you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.
Citizen Corps is the component of USA Freedom Corps that creates opportunities for individuals to volunteer to help their communities prepare for and respond to emergencies by bridging together local leaders, citizen volunteers and the network of first responder organizations, such as fire departments, police departments and emergency medical personnel.
The City Archivist, working with USF, has made early city records available online. Included are several of the original hand written, official minutes books of the City of Tampa, West Tampa, and Fort Brooke. Contained within these documents are discussions that led to the construction of the earliest governments of Tampa.
Use this service for general correspondence to the City Attorney.
The Legal Department, under the direction of the City Attorney, is cognizant of all legal affairs of the city and of all matters pertaining to the office of the city attorney. It is the city attorney's duty 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 of the mayor, the city council and the committees thereof, and all of the department heads, officers and boards of the city. The city attorney provides, when required, written or verbal opinions of law to the aforesaid, upon any subject in which the city is interested. In addition, the city attorney prosecutes and defends the city's interest before courts and boards. The city attorney is the official legal representative for the city.
The City Clerk's Office is responsible for recording City Council meetings; preparing City Council agendas; indexing local laws, ordinances, resolutions, agreements, and deeds; updating and distributing supplements to the City Code; and maintaining current appointments to City boards and committees, City and State financial disclosure statements and executive orders recording of official documents with appropriate agencies, and indexing of City cemetery burials.
Use this service for general correspondence to the City Clerk.
The proceedings of every City Council meeting are recorded by the Documentation of City Records Division of the City Clerk's Office. This Division is also responsible for preparing City Council agendas; indexing local laws, ordinances, resolutions, agreements, and deeds; updating and distributing supplements to the City Code; and maintaining current appointments to City boards and committees, City and State financial disclosure statements and executive orders. The publication of legal notices, recording of official documents with appropriate agencies, and indexing of City cemetery burials is also the responsibility of this division.
Use this service for general correspondence to all City Council members. The Tampa City Council is a legislative branch of City Government and operates in accordance with the provisions of the 1974 Revised Charter of the City of Tampa. The City Council is responsible for enacting ordinances and resolutions that the Mayor of Tampa administers as chief executive officer. To direct your message to only one specific Council member, select one of the links below.
Stay connected with the official City of Tampa mobile app for Android and iOS.
- NEWS: view official news and press releases as they come out
- EVENTS: view upcoming events in and around Tampa
- JOBS: view the latest job openings at the City of Tampa
- SOCIAL: connect with the mayor and the City of Tampa on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and more
CONTACT US: view and call contact numbers for hurricane information, city services, code enforcement, and more
- ACTIVE DEVELOPMENT: stay tuned for more features in the next update
Utility billing for the City of Tampa is the responsibility of 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 and Solid Waste.
Tampa will be a place that celebrates the works of artists, writers, performers, film makers and all forms of fine and commercial arts professionals, providing opportunities for residents and visitors of all ages to enjoy and be enriched by a wide array of creative pursuits while encouraging the growth of creative businesses.
Use this service for questions about paying City of Tampa Code Enforcement Civil Citations online within 30 days after citation issuance. After 30 days, all City of Tampa Civil Citations must be paid at the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Use this service for questions about paying City of Tampa Police Department Civil Citations online within 30 days after citation issuance. After 30 days, all City of Tampa Civil Citations must be paid at the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Whether you are still in high school, are currently an undergrad or are a returning student, it's never too early to start looking for ways to pay for school. There are many options open to undergraduate students - the difficulty is determining which ones work for you.
The Community Affairs section is responsible for the planning, administration and coordination of programs, projects and activities that are designed to promote and maintain good relations among citizens of Tampa.
Use this service for general correspondence to Community Affairs.
The Community Affairs section is responsible for the planning, administration and coordination of programs, projects and activities that are designed to promote and maintain good relations among citizens of Tampa.
Community Affairs provides impartial, unbiased investigation services of discrimination complaints in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations to any person who believes has been discriminated against on the basis of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, familial status or marital status. Mediation services are also offered to both parties as a voluntary, informal and confidential way for all involved to reach an early resolution of the case. Both of these services are free of charge.
Use this service to contact the Community Affairs Youth Workshop coordinator. The Community Services unit coordinates six Law Enforcement/Community Relations youth workshops, each year throughout the city and county. Workshops are free of charge.
The CDBG Advisory Committee is a volunteer group of eighteen (18) citizens, which represents the entire city. The members make recommendations to the City each year, based on the needs of the various neighborhoods. City department heads consider these recommendations as they prepare the annual budget, which is presented to City Council for approval. For more information, contact this program's coordinator using this service.
The office of Community Partnerships and Neighborhood Engagement (formerly Neighborhood and Community Relations) works to preserve and improve the physical, social, and economic health of Tampa's neighborhoods.
Use this service for general correspondence to Community Partnerships and Neighborhood Engagement (formerly Neighborhood and Community Relations).
Tampa’s Community Partnerships and Neighborhood Engagement Office works to preserve and improve the physical, social and economic health of Tampa’s neighborhoods. Our goal is to preserve established neighborhoods, stabilize those in transition and give new life to waning neighborhoods. Our office lends support to citizens during the organizational process and works with members of established associations to develop neighborhood action strategies. Community Partnerships and Neighborhood Engagement serves as a contact between the Mayor, citizens and city departments.
The City of Tampa’s Strategic Plan of the Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2002-2007 focus is
to provide housing to low and moderate income residents through the means of financial variables as
well as not impeding the development of safe, decent housing; including fair treatment in the
housing market. This will be accomplished by coordination of the private sector, its resources, and
the Housing and Community Development Division.
The City of Tampa has the ability for you to obtain certain express permits via the Internet. Permits are available for a new roof, roof repair, siding, replacing an air conditioning condensing unit, residential ductwork, electric meter replacement, and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing permits for residential work.
Use this service to report a condition where new construction, renovations or remodeling work is occurring to an existing home or building on private property, and there is no building permit posted on the job.
The Contract Administration Department prepares and manages the preparation of contract documents for professional and construction services, architectural design, drafting services for civil and architectural design needs, and construction inspection services for architectural construction projects.
The Tampa Convention Center is the city's major "meeting" place... the facility is recognized for the staff’s helpfulness and efficiency; the design and quality of exhibit space, conference and break-out rooms; its downtown water-front location; and outstanding food services.
Use this service for general correspondence to Convention Center and Tourism.
The Tampa Convention Center located directly on the waterfront in the heart of downtown Tampa, is a beautiful facility that includes 600,000 feet of meeting space and 2,000 feet of waterfront views.
The Tampa Convention Center is conveniently located within walking distance to hotels, restaurants and clubs. So, after a busy day of lectures, seminars or classes, attendees are welcome to visit Ybor City, Channelside (movie theaters, restaurants, shops and nightclubs) or the Florida Aquarium, located just a few steps away.
Use this service to request convention center event related information (i.e., ambassadors, scheduled event times/locations, directions, maps, shopping, dining, and last minute items that need attention).
Tampa Police Department Crime Statistics crime maps and analysis. The Tampa Police Department has teamed up with RAIDS Online to provide easy to read crime maps and analysis. RAIDS Online displays crime data to the public using Google Maps well-known mapping interface. Crime type, street address, date and time are displayed for the public.
Crime Stoppers provides an anonymous, toll-free tipline and Web Tips to encourage citizens in the community to volunteer vital information helpful to law enforcement agencies to fight against crime. Tips may be submitted via phone, the web, or even text messaging.
The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay can help you cope with the devastating trauma of sexual or physical violence, domestic violence or abuse, depression and despair, substance abuse, financial problems, family issues or whenever life’s challenges start to weigh you down. Dial 2-1-1 where you will receive free, confidential crisis counseling by highly trained staff, along with information and referrals to Crisis Center programs or over 3,000 other community services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The David A. Straz, Jr. Center For The Performing Arts (formerly Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center) is located in downtown Tampa and includes four theatres, a rehearsal hall, a banquet hall and in-house catering.
Volunteers are critical to The Center. Not only is their work essential to patron safety and enjoyment of the performance, but the volunteer’s contribution of their time saves The Center more than $500,000 annually. The The David A. Straz, Jr. Center For The Performing Arts (formerly Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center) employs hundreds of volunteers in a number of areas, including Usher Corps, Volunteer Office Corps and Tour Guide Corps.
The mission of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is to safeguard the public and support Florida's agricultural economy by:
ensuring the safety and wholesomeness of food and other consumer products through inspection and testing programs; protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive business practices and providing consumer information; assisting Florida's farmers and agricultural industries with the production and promotion of agricultural products; and conserving and protecting the state's agricultural and natural resources by reducing wildfires, promoting environmentally safe agricultural practices, and managing public lands.
Use this service to determine if an employment concern falls under the protection of the Human Rights Ordinance, which protects persons from being discriminated against within the Tampa city limits because of their race, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, color, sexual orientation, or familial status.
Use this service to determine if a housing concern falls under the protection of the Human Rights Ordinance, which protects persons from being discriminated against within the Tampa city limits because of their race, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, color, sexual orientation, or familial status and restricts you from living where you choose.
Use this service to determine if a public accommodation concern falls under the protection of the Human Rights Ordinance, which protects persons from being discriminated against within the Tampa city limits because of their race, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, color, sexual orientation, or familial status.
Use this service to locate profiles for all licensed doctors of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, podiatric and advanced registered nurse practitioners in the State of Florida). A profile is self-reported information about the practitioner and is designed to help you choose a practitioner or find out more about a practitioner you go to now.
The East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area is the City’s "Unpolished Gem". Located just north of I-4 and Ybor City, East Tampa is one of the City’s most historically and culturally rich communities. With its residential core, easy access to two interstates, new business and housing developments, and its proximity to downtown Tampa and the waterfront East Tampa is emerging as a national model of economic and community revitalization.
The Economic and Urban Development Department 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. The department is dedicated to maximizing the quality, pace and beneficial economic impact of Tampa's key strategic community revitalization and urban development and economic incentives.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Economic Development Administrator. The Economic Development Administrator is responsible for oversight and direction of several City departments including: Arts & Cultural Affairs, Convention Center & Tourism, Minority Business Development, and Business & Housing Development.
Transform East Tampa into a community of vibrant residential, business, recreational, social and cultural life through the implementation of a strategic economic development model, focused on neighborhood assets that can be replicated in other challenged areas within the City of Tampa.
The Efficiency and Effectiveness Task Force (EETF) was assembled to take a fresh look at how the City of Tampa delivers services and provides an on-going mechanism for evaluating ideas to save money or increase revenue.
The City of Tampa will become a model of government efficiency and effectiveness, delivering the highest quality of services at the best possible value, while providing outstanding customer service in all areas of operations.
Doing business with the City online should save you time and money. We created this calculator to help you estimate your savings by transacting business via this web site versus traveling to City offices.
Identify ways on how to prepare for a disaster by finding out the nearest evacuation zone, shelter locations, sandbag availability and emergency phone numbers. Find out the latest hurricane updates by following the links to the National Hurricane Center and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as well as local newspaper and television sites.
Recent hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and winter storms have emphasized the need for us all to be prepared for disasters in the Tampa Bay region. The frequency and intensity of these disasters are increasing. In 1998 alone, Hurricanes Georges and Mitch were responsible for the death of over 7,000 people in Central America and destroyed billions of dollars worth of property in Central America and Florida. The Public Works Department has prepared this guide to help you prepare for disasters.
Discover why innovative businesses like yours belong in an innovative state like Florida! The state's pro-business, pro-technology climate, combined with easy trade access to key growth regions of the Americas, provide ample reasons to locate or expand a business in Florida.
The Enterprise Zone program offers financial incentives to businesses and property owners located in designated areas. These incentives are offered to encourage private investment in the zones as well as employment opportunities for the area’s residents. Such incentives include jobs tax credits, property tax credits, sales tax refund for building materials, machinery and equipment and the Community Contribution Tax Credit program.
Use this service to report erosion problems within the City of Tampa limits that are not related to construction sites. This includes embankments that are deteriorating and washing away, piles of dirt that are breaking down and washing into the street, and any ground erosion over or near drainage ditches, pipes, inlets, manholes or culvert pipes. Please use this link to report an erosion problem at a construction site.
FactMonster.com was launched in August 2000 by Information Please. Fact Monster and its Homework Center have received national recognition for their unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help.
Use this service to report fallen tree limbs or low overhanging tree limbs that are causing an obstruction in public right of ways or the streets. For trees limbs obstructing street signs or causing hazardous roads conditions select Traffic Sight Obstruction service.
The FBI is a field-oriented organization in which FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) in Washington, D.C., provides program direction and support services to 56 field offices, approximately 400 satellite offices known as resident agencies, four specialized field installations, and more than 40 foreign liaison posts. The foreign liaison offices, each of which is headed by a Legal Attache or Legal Liaison Officer, work abroad with American and local authorities on criminal matters within FBI jurisdiction.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks against America on September 11th, 2001, President George W. Bush decided 22 previously disparate domestic agencies needed to be coordinated into one department to protect the nation against threats to the homeland. The Department of Homeland Security's first priority is to protect the nation against further terrorist attacks. Component agencies will analyze threats and intelligence, guard our borders and airports, protect our critical infrastructure, and coordinate the response of our nation for future emergencies.
Americans should begin a process of learning about potential threats so we are better prepared to react during an attack. While there is no way to predict what will happen, or what your personal circumstances will be, there are simple things you can do now to prepare yourself and your loved ones.
DISASTER. It strikes anytime, anywhere. It takes many forms -- a hurricane, an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature or an act of terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or hits suddenly, without warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster, and its terrifying consequences.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency -- FEMA -- is an independent agency of the federal government, reporting to the President. Since its founding in 1979, FEMA's mission has been clear:
to reduce loss of life and property and protect our nation's critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
For over 35 years, Americans have been contacting the Federal Information Center, now known as the FCIC’s National Contact Center (NCC), to get answers to their questions about their government. Here is the link to their site.
FedLaw was developed to see if legal resources on the Internet could be a useful and cost-effective research tool for Federal lawyers and other Federal employees. Fedlaw has assembled references of use to people doing Federal legal research and which can be accessed directly through "point and click" hypertext connections.
FedMoney.org is the most comprehensive FREE full-text online resource on all U.S. federal government student financial aid programs. Here you will find detailed and up-to-date information about (1) who can apply, (2) how to apply, (3) full contact info, and much more... for over 130 government loans and grants (scholarships, fellowships, traineeships) related to education!
The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress. Its mission: to provide America's taxpayers with top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. Here is the link to their site.
The Fire and Police Pension Board is charged with the general administration and responsibility for the proper operation of the pension system and for making effective provisions of the Special Acts of the State of Florida.
The Fire Marshal addresses several permit types such as Bonfire, Campfire, Open Burning Permits; Special Indoor, or Outdoor Event, and Annual Assembly Permits; and Sale of Sparklers and Fireworks within the City Limits.
Use this service for general correspondence to 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.
Use this service to request Fire Watch personnel. The Fire Marshal may require the employ of one or more experienced Inspectors to be on duty at public assemblies or any other places where people congregate. Inspectors shall be in uniform and remain on duty during the time such places are open to the public or while the activity is being conducted.
We do not encourage the use of sand bags. Technology has greatly improved, and a combination of expandable foam and sheets of polypropylene, or similar plastic, are the best materials to use.
The city may supply sand bags depending on the type of emergency. After an emergency is declared, the bags would be made available at various sites throughout the city. Those locations will be publicly announced at the time of the emergency.
FACTS.org is Florida's one-stop statewide student advising system. FACTS.org is an acronym for Florida Academic Counseling and Tracking for Students. The system was designed by the Florida Department of Education to provide maximum access and seamless articulation services in order to help high school and college students make informed choices about their education.
The State of Florida offers the Florida Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program to help Floridians identify how they can strengthen their homes against hurricanes and to reduce hurricane damage exposure in our state, the Florida Comprehensive Hurricane Damage Mitigation Program will offer free home inspections by qualified hurricane mitigation inspectors to eligible homeowners.
The Department of Community Affairs is responsible for review of comprehensive plans and amendments to the comprehensive plans for consistency with state law. The Department reviews both proposed amendments submitted by the local government and amendments once adopted.
State of Florida Dept of Elder Affairs, a division of Health and Human Services. The goal of this State of Florida agency is to create an environment that provides choices, promotes independence and enables older Floridians to remain in their communities for a lifetime.
The role of public health is to promote and protect the health and safety of all Floridians. This mission is accomplished by:
identifying health risks in the community;
maintaining a safe and healthful environment;
detecting, investigating, and preventing the spread of disease;
promoting healthy lifestyles;
providing primary care for individuals with limited access to such care from the private sector; and ensuring that health care practitioners meet the requirements for providing adequate care;
informing the public on health issues.
State of Florida Dept of Veterans’ Affairs' mission is to act as an advocacy group representing the
American Legion, American Red Cross, Blinded Veterans of America, Fleet Reserve Association, Florida Department of Veterans Affairs, Marine Corps League, National Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers Association, The Retired Enlisted Association, Jewish War Veterans of USA, Veterans of WWI of USA, Vietnam Veterans of America.
Use this service to subscribe to the Florida Do Not Call Program. Florida residents who do not wish to receive sales calls may have their residential, mobile or paging device telephone number included on this list.
The Bureau of Compliance Planning and Support reviews site plans to enhance first-response efforts at facilities storing hazardous materials, and assists facilities with reporting requirements and compliance verification. Staff also conduct on-site audits of county Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans and provide technical assistance for plan development.
This Foreclosure Registry Application Form is the first step in applying for registration in the City of Tampa. A possible on-site inspection may be required. If you need assistance completing this form, contact (813) 274-8751.
NOTE: All required fields are marked by an asterisk. Use NA for any fields that are not pertinent to your request.
The City of Tampa is working with many agencies to give you every opportunity to save your home. To guide you through the process, we have listed some important steps that you should and should not take.
When we are faced with difficult situations, it is extremely important that we take time to learn about all the various options available. Please look through the resources that are available through these important foreclosure related links.
Foreclosure may occur, but it doesn't necessarily have to. You can take action to save your home. The more you know, the better prepared you will be. Take some time to learn more about the process and other helpful hints through these foreclosure questions and answers.
Don't lose your house to foreclosure recovery scams. Never sign a legal document without reading and understanding all the terms and getting professional advice from an attorney, a trusted real estate professional or a HUD approved housing counselor.
The Federal Government recently unveiled programs that are aimed directly at homeowners who may be assisted by either a mortgage modification or refinancing. City government is committed to ensuring that our residents are aware of these programs and are able to understand how they may be of assistance.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Franklin Street Mall Office.
Franklin Street Mall is a six block, open air, pedestrian mall, in the heart of downtown Tampa. The Mall is the host location for weekday entertainment, a variety of sidewalk vendors selling a range of goods from hot dogs to hair scrunchies, and is frequently used as a venue for special events. The Mall also hosts numerous restaurants and retail shops and serves as a performance and activity site for downtown office workers and tourists. The Franklin Street Mall Office, apart from coordinating activities on Franklin Street Mall, also handles special event request for the use of Herman C. Massey Park, NationsBank Plaza Park, Lykes Gaslight Square Park, and Curtis Hixon Park.
The Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. provide leadership and support of Tampa's recreation and leisure services. The important work of Friends makes an impact throughout Tampa by improving our recreation and leisure services and our quality of life.
Discover why the Gasparilla Pirate Fest is one of the of country’s most unique and outdoor celebrations. The invasion features the world's only fully rigged pirate ship with its crew of 700 pirates with flags flying and cannons booming as the vessel makes its way along Hillsborough Bay.
The Geographic Information Systems Group undertakes several GIS support activities, including promoting GIS technology from an "intelligent" mapping perspective; providing technical assistance; finding data sources; and distributing data of general interest.
The City of Tampa’s Green Office will ensure that the City of Tampa reaches its goal to become a Certified Florida Green Local Government by October of 2010 and coordinate programs that will help the City fulfill its commitment to the U.S. Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement. We will work continually to advance the use of green building techniques and sustainable development practices.
As part of an elite group of NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Centers, Moffitt focuses on the development of early stage translational research aimed at the rapid translation of scientific discoveries to benefit patient care. The not-for-profit Cancer Center includes private patient rooms, the Southeast’s largest Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, outpatient treatment programs that record more than 135, 000 visits a year, the Moffitt Research Center, and the Lifetime Cancer Screening & Diagnostics Center.
The High School Hub is a noncommercial learning portal to excellent free educational resources for high school students. It features online learning activities, an ongoing teen poetry contest, a reference collection, college information, and subject guides for English, mathematics, science, social studies, and world languages.
The Clerk of the Circuit Courts mission is to keep and protect the public records and to serve the people in compliance with the state constitution, state statutes, administrative orders, county ordinances and resolutions.
Hillsborough County Emergency Management is responsible for planning and coordinating the evacuation and sheltering of county residents in the event of a natural or manmade disaster. This agency is also responsible for planning, orchestrating and coordinating response actions and continuity of government in the aftermath of a major disaster.
the Planning Commission promotes and coordinates comprehensive long-range planning, growth management, transportation, and environmental protection. It makes recommendations to the local jurisdictions regarding land use, neighborhood planning, capital improvements, urban design and other comprehensive plan issues
the Supervisor of Elections administers all elections in Hillsborough County, conducts voter registration and issues voter identification cards, updates voter registration lists, and provides for absentee registration and absentee voting
the Hillsborough County Tax Collector, located in Tampa, Florida, bills, collects and disburses annual property taxes levied by the Hillsborough County Commission and other taxing agencies such as the School Board and the municipalities of Tampa, Temple Terrace and Plant City
The Hillsborough Education Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to help Hillsborough County Public School teachers and students excel in programs that are not funded by public tax revenues.
developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936 and opened to the public in 1938; this 3,950-acre park offers camping, picnicking, canoe rentals and seasonal swimming in an ADA accessible man-made swimming pool
Historic Preservation and Urban Design is responsible for maintaining the integrity of historic districts by preserving contributing structures and insuring that any changes to these structures are implemented in a manner architecturally appropriate.
The Housing and Community Development Division is responsible for the implementation of the City's affordable housing programs. These programs are designed to assist residents with housing repair, to preserve the City's housing stock, and to provide first-time homeownership opportunities of rehabilitated and newly constructed homes. HCD staff can assist citizens residing in the City of Tampa with information on affordable housing opportunities.
Use this service for general correspondence to Employment Services. Employment Services 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, and conducts job analysis research for developing valid selection procedures.
Use this service to report a protected tree being cut down or removed on private property, and there is no permit posted on the job. Examples of protected trees include oaks, pines, elms, etc. which are greater than 5" in diameter at 4.5' above grade.
Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records, Infoplease places the resources of an entire reference information center at your fingertips.
Use this service for general correspondence to Information Technology Services.
Information Technology Service’s mission is to provide the City of Tampa with effective and efficient Information Management and Integration services. We strive to: (1) leverage technology to streamline government services; (2) provide a flexible, reliable technology infrastructure that enables the City of Tampa to collaborate with its constituents; and (3) provide technology services that make government support processes predictable and accountable.
The Technology and Innovation Department publishes a comprehensive electronic guide to all information technology standards utilized by the City. Online standards help ensure a fair technology-related RFP/bid process for vendors, provides consistent delivery of IT services to other City departments, and ultimately decrease costs of providing those services.
Use this service to file and pay the State of Florida Intangible Personal Property Tax. Several options exist including: filing corporate, partnership, and fiduciary returns; filing individual and joint returns; submitting a zero tax due notification; and applying for an extension of time to file.
Use this service for general correspondence to 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.
Use this service for general correspondence to Internal Audit.
Internal auditing is a form of self-appraisal. It is our mission "to provide an independent appraisal function within the City." To accomplish this, the City's operations are divided into audits based on our assessment of the risks involved with those operations. Next, audits are categorized by how often they should be performed. A few areas are audited every year, whereas, others are audited every five years. Finally, a five-year audit agenda is developed to schedule a time frame for the audits. Besides our coverage of the City's departments, audit hours are made available for special assignments requested by the Mayor and the City Council.
Use this service to file a complaint with the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC). The IFCC is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).
Kaboose's award winning kids communities and family properties - Funschool, Zeeks and Kids Domain together with Kaboose.com comprise the Kaboose Network which is a top 10 global internet site for kids and families (Source: Comscore Media Metrix ranking Dec 2003).
Learey Technical Center offers over 25 long-term training programs in health occupations, industrial education, and public service for adults. They have an extensive list of short term programs which provide training for new careers, supplemental training for those currently employed, and continuing education (CEUs) for health occupations and industrial education as well as CPEs for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).
Links to information of citizen interest including City activities, events and schedules, City budget, the environment, public safety, planning and management, utilities, licenses and permits, transportation, the municipal codes, and more.
Use this service to lookup road, shelter storm surge information and evacuation routes and zones. The map pages provide citizens with current and accurate information which can be used to prepare for and recover from disasters.
Developed through meetings with Department Directors and staff, Mayor Greco's Final Status Report (March 2003) provides profiles of each of the city departments. The report identifies key public services, the scope of department operations, departmental initiatives currently underway, critical issues and areas of concern (from the departments' perspective) and contains a hyperlink to the departments' web page (where further information can be obtained).
The office hosts monthly meetings of the MAAAC and participates in scheduled community forums. A periodic newsletter is produced for the community, informing citizens of the activities and involvement of the council. For more information, contact this program's coordinator using this service.
The Mission of the Mayor's Beautification Program is to build communities that value and contribute to Tampa's natural outdoor environment by helping to improve and beautify public areas, parks and streetscapes.
The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council is composed of Hispanics who are appointed by the Mayor and serve as a liaison between City government and the Hispanic community.
El Consejo Hispano del Alcalde de la Ciudad de Tampa está formado por un grupo de hispanos designados por el Alcalde, para servir como mediadores entre el gobierno de la cuidad y la comunidad hispana.
The City of Tampa Mayor's Hispanic Heritage Celebration Committee was formed in 1988 as a City Employee volunteer committee. Each year in the Month of October (Hispanic Heritage Month) the Celebration Committee hosts a celebration in honor of Tampa's Hispanic Employees, the Hispanic Community, and their many contributions to Tampa and its citizens.
The purpose of this training program is to help landlords on code requirements, learn techniques on property maintenance, and address the challenges property manager and landlords, in particular, the issue of safety in today's environment.
The Mayor’s Youth Corps will be comprised of two students from each participating high school, both public and private, located within the city limits of Tampa as well as six at large members. Every effort will be made to ensure the Mayor’s Youth Corps represents the ethnic, gender and age diversity of the high school population. The initial Youth Corps will include 40 students. As the program evolves and develops with youth input, the program’s membership may grow.
The McKay Bay Refuse-To-Energy Facility provides a reliable, environmentally friendly method of managing the City of Tampa’s 360,000+ tons of municipal solid waste that citizens generate each year. Energy created in burning this waste is converted into enough electrical power to supply electrical needs for up to 15,000 Tampa homes.
Use this service to access the State of Florida site for Medicaid. Medicaid is the state and federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people with low incomes. Its purpose is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children. Medicaid is different in every state.
Use this service to access the U.S. government site for Medicare. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for: people 65 years of age or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure with dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).
2901 Swann Avenue 813-873-6400 Providing a wide range of acute medical and surgical care to residents in South Tampa and surrounding communities, Memorial Hospital of Tampa has 174 licensed beds, including 26 psychiatric beds, over 500 employees and is affiliated with more than 400 of Tampa's finest physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
On a continuous basis the Minority Business Development (MBD) Office conducts outreach efforts to identify and register women and minority businesses interested in supplying goods and services to the City.
Transaction history contains detailed information on events that you initiate when using MyTampaGov. Examples include a record of messages you've sent to City offices, updates to your MyTampaGov account and other online service usage receipts.
You may cancel your MyTampaGov membership at any time. When your membership is terminated, all related information is deleted including your personal information, transaction history, and MyTampaGov preferences.
Add, remove or change basic MyTampaGov membership information such as your name, address and telephone number. Most information is optional, however by providing it, your use of the site will be more convenient. This information is used to pre-fill City of Tampa online forms.
Change your MyTampaGov password and email address. You can create a sign in assistance question used to gain access to MyTampaGov in case you forget your password. You can also specify whether you want your settings saved on your PC.
NCOA promotes the dignity, self-determination and well-being of older persons through a wide variety of services and programs. NCOA primarily works with community organizations and professionals to help them enhance the lives of older persons.
The mission of the Tropical Prediction Center (National Hurricane Center) is to save lives and protect property by issuing watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conducts research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, space, and sun, and applies this knowledge to science and service that touch the lives of all Americans.
Link to the National Weather Service Home page. The starting point for official government weather forecasts, warnings, meteorological products for forecasting the weather, and information about meteorology.
Located in front of the Museum of Art, Nations Bank Plaza features a courtyard lined with palm trees, a fountain, a small amphitheater, and an elevator. The Plaza, which is 2.5 acres, also provides excellent views of the Hillsborough River.
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 Neighborhood Registry is the official list of active neighborhood associations within the City of Tampa. It also identifies other related agencies that receive courtesy notifications for neighborhood activities and events. For each group, contact information including a related web site address and geographic boundaries are noted.
The Neighborhood Watch concept centers on the community and police working together for the safety and protection of a neighborhood. It is an organization made up of citizens concerned about their neighborhood.
Use this service to report illegal objects in the right of way, i.e., railroad ties, walls or fencing, landscaping, basketball goals, paving, private signage, etc. Please do not use this service for emergency clean-up requirements; instead call 813-622-1940 24 hours a day.
The Office of Special Events is the regulatory authority of permitting outdoor special events on public property within the City of Tampa. All reservations for special events, such as festivals, runs / walks, parades, block parties and citywide holiday celebrations that take place on public property are initiated with this office.
Request For Proposals Dated October 1999. In 1997 the City of Tampa moved the main police department to a renovated building near City Hall. The former police department, which was inadequate for current needs, has become surplus property. The City has recognized an opportunity to convert the former police department and surrounding property into an extension of Tampa’s urban renaissance. The site, which is located on the Hillsborough River, enjoys dynamic views and deep-water access. Several historic properties are located nearby. With renovated housing, transit and interstate access, this site and its surrounding area are well positioned to become a community cornerstone and a major gateway to Downtown Tampa. The Community Redevelopment Plan for the Area is designed to eliminate unsafe conditions and obsolete land uses, and provide a framework that will increase investor confidence in the renewal of the Area. As a result of redevelopment, the City’s tax base will be expanded, jobs and housing will be available in the Area, parks and open space improvements will be implemented and the environment will be enhanced to increase the enjoyment of Area residents and employees.
Tampa Electric offers this service to help you manage your energy use and reduce your costs. This free service gives you a customized view of your home's energy use and compares it to your electric bills for the past 12 months. By learning more about your energy habits, you can make more informed decisions on ways to save energy and money. You'll need the following information to complete the survey: (1) The first five letters of your last name as printed on your bill and (2) your Tampa Electric account number. The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete.
Use this service to report a code violation related to an overgrown lot/yard. When the weeds and grass on the majority of a parcel of land has reached a height of twelve inches, it is considered overgrown. Overgrowth may also involve trees and vines that need to be trimmed.
The Parking Division of the Department of Public Works 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.
Use this service for general correspondence to Parking.
The Parking Division of the Department of Public Works 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.
Tampa Parks and Recreation Department operates the David Barksdale Senior Citizen Center offers programs and activities specifically designed for our older population. Activities include low impact aerobics, shuffleboard, cards, arts and crafts, language lessons, painting, entertainment and social dancing.
Central Parks & Recreation permits and reservation page. Reserve a picnic shelter, rent a community center, plan a special event, get food card vending permits, Franklin Street Mall vending permits or commercial file permits.
The City of Tampa Department of Planning and Developments overall department function is to ensure safe and affordable housing and commercial structures that are compatible and compliant with applicable codes and ordinances
Use this service for general correspondence to Planning and Development. The Department of Business Growth Management and Development administers housing and development standards for Tampa. Its primary function involves coordinating land development through intergovernmental action and the review and modification of building plans and code requirements.
Call your poison center for questions about poisons and poisonings. Use this web site to read about poison centers and poison prevention. This web site does not provide information about diagnosing and treating poisonings.
The Tampa Police Department is Tampa's law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect the lives, property, and constitutional rights of the public by maintaining and promoting community order and respect for the law.
Tampa PAL is a non-profit organization staffed by full time Tampa Police Officers and civilian employees. The Officers and staff are dedicated to establishing a better relationship between Tampa's community and the police department through the close interaction of officers and kids.
Delayed Crime Reporting is handled by each TPD Patrol District and can be contacted by calling (813) 276-3205. Forms that may be filled-out and submitted to TPD include Supplemental Property Loss, False Offense Affidavit, Alarm User Registration, Complaint Withdrawal Affidavit, Missing Persons Affidavit, Failure to Return Hired Vehicle, and Vehicle Stolen from Inventory.
The Evidence Control Section oversees all inventory procedures for property in the custody of the Tampa Police Department. Specifically, this unit performs various tasks related to in custody property, impounded vehicles and auctions.
The Tampa Police Explorer Post is a group of young people ages 14-21, who have an interest in learning about law enforcement as a possible career. Explorers learn about the law, court procedures, police patrol techniques and organizational skills.
The Forensic Investigation Unit provides expertise at crime scenes through the use of photography, identification, evidence collection, processing and preservation. Technicians also perform latent fingerprint comparisons, forensic artistry and provide expert court testimony.
Use this service for general correspondence to Police.
The Tampa Police Department, located on Florida's gulf coast, is responsible for ensuring the protection, safety and welfare of city residents and visitors; providing protection of property; and preventing crime. The department employs nearly 1000 sworn law enforcement personnel and over 300 civilian staff.
The Property Appraiser is the elected officer responsible for determining the just value of all real and tangible property in the County; locate, identify, and accurately appraise all properties subject to ad valorem taxes; maintain property value roll equity; and to process allowable exemptions.
Use this service to inquire about property you are considering purchasing and want to know its history including outstanding code violations, possible use of underground storage tanks, hazardous material, etc.
Public Affairs develops and implements communication and public relations strategies to effectively market the city’s initiatives, services and information. Public Affairs also prepares print publications and collateral marketing materials.
Use this service to communicate City of Tampa public records requests in accordance with Florida Statute F.S.119.
The Public Affairs Office is responsible for disseminating information to the media and the public, as it relates to the City of Tampa's administration initiatives, events and programs. The Director of Public Affairs also serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor for the City of Tampa Television station (Channel 15), the City of Tampa website content and design (www.tampagov.net) and the City of Tampa newsletter (The Mascotte).
The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hillsborough County provides an Index of the Official Records of Hillsborough County, Florida. The Index is a guide to the information contained within the records referenced in an underlying public document.
Use this service for general correspondence to Public Works.
The Department of Public Works provides a variety of services to the public and to other City departments. The Department is functionally organized into five Divisions: Administrative and Fiscal Management; Contract Administration; Transportation; Parking; and Fleet Maintenance.
Use this service to ask purchasing related questions or make requests. These include inquiries about becoming a registered vendor, the current awardee for an existing bid, requesting a copy of the bid tab, and who is the buyer for a certain commodity.
The Real Estate Division is part of the Business and Housing Development Department. The Division acts as a central service organization, providing the purchase, sale, leasing and property management services of real estate for other City departments.
The Reclaimed Water project (formerly STAR - South Tampa Area Reclaimed Water) distributes highly treated wastewater from the Howard F. Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant on Hooker's Point to residents and businesses in parts of South Tampa where it can be used to irrigate lawns and landscaping.
The Recycling Division is responsible for implementing, monitoring and administering the department’s comprehensive recycling program. This includes curbside and multi-family recycling, yard waste recycling, office paper and commercial recycling programs.
Use this service to send general correspondence to Residential Development Services. Residential Development Services provide efficient, comprehensive plan review of single-family construction projects for conformance with building and site development codes.
Here in Tampa Bay, you don't have to go far to find the original flavor of Florida. It's in the spicy scent of our Spanish paella, a rich sip of café con leche, a healthy bite of a Cuban sandwich or the delicate taste of fresh, local seafood.
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.
Use this service for general correspondence to Revenue & 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. These functions are divided among the following divisions: Administration, Accounting, Budget, Licensing, and Utility Accounting.
12502 Pine Drive 813-972-2250 Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of pediatric specialty hospitals, founded by the Shrine, where children under the age of 18 receive excellent medical care absolutely free of charge. There are 18 orthopedic Shriners Hospitals, three Shriners Hospitals dedicated to treating children with severe burns, and one Shriners Hospital that provides orthopedic, burn and spinal cord injury care.
The Sister Cities Program is administered by Sister Cities International and was initiated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 to encourage greater friendship and understanding between United States and other nations through direct and personal contact.
The application form and procedure used in the administration of the Small Business Enterprise program. The SBE program is a set-aside program enabling only small businesses regardless of race to be allowed to participate on a specified bid.
Solid Waste Enhanced Environment Program (S.W.E.E.P.) - In November 2005, The City of Tampa Department of Solid Waste assumed the weekend neighborhood cleanup services, formerly under the N.E.A.T. program, and will continue bulk trash items and debris removal through the S.W.E.E.P. for Cleaner Neighborhoods initiative.
The Solid Waste Enhanced Environment Program (S.W.E.E.P.) is managed by the Solid Waste Department. In an effort to continually improve our program and ensure adequate scheduling of volunteers, staff and equipment, the Department of Solid Waste will begin riding routes prior to weekend neighborhood cleanups and will post signage throughout the area receiving service. Through the S.W.E.E.P. for Cleaner Neighborhoods initiative, we hope to improve the quality of life in Tampa’s neighborhoods.
Use this service for general correspondence to Solid Waste.
The Solid Waste Department is responsible for refuse collection and disposal for over 80,000 residential and commercial City customers. Its goal is to provide efficient and environmentally safe solid waste collection and disposal. More than 360,000 tons of solid waste is processed annually. Eighty-eight percent is received at the McKay Bay Refuse to Energy Facility (RTE) where waste is separated and then burned to produce electricity. Nine percent of the current waste stream is recycled either through City of Tampa Recycling Programs or private ventures. The remaining three percent is sent to the County landfill.
The Department of Solid Waste will observe various holidays throughout the year by adjusting the residential and commercial collection schedules. Solid Waste customers may also call the department at (813) 348-1111 and then press five (5) for specific holiday pick-up schedule.
The Solid Waste Special Services Division is responsible for providing collection to residents who have large bulky items, such as large household appliances and old furniture that are too large to be collected by the residential crews. Large quantities of brush that are too large to be collected by yard waste crews are picked up mechanically using a special boom truck and pay loader. This division abates debris from illegal dumpsites throughout the city.
301 N. Alexander St. Plant City, Florida 813-757-1200 South Florida Baptist Hospital is a progressive acute care facility, offering a full range of diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, women’s and rehabilitative services. For almost 50 years, South Florida Baptist has served Plant City and surrounding areas as a non-denominational, not-for-profit community hospital. SFBH takes pride in being fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
The year of 1998 marked the centennial of the Spanish-American War and in commemoration of this historical event, a series of activities took place throughout our community, the state and the nation. See how Tampa celebrated here.
The application form, procedures and guidelines associated with a request for a special event permit. Special Events are any privately sponsored activity, or a City co-sponsored activity, requiring the use of a portion of a public street, public right-of-way, or public park within the Mall District, which exceeds specific spatial measurements.
Use this service to inquire about special event permit requirements where street or right-of way access may be affected. Special events (e.g. parades, block parties, carnivals, road festivals, etc.) which are to be held in whole or part in municipal streets and rights-of-way are regulated by way of a permit process.
Please indicate the exact location (On, To and From streets or the nearest street address)of your concern in order to expedite the investigation.
Use this service to inquire about special event permit requirements where street or right-of way access may be affected. Special events (e.g. parades, block parties, carnivals, road festivals, etc.) which are to be held in whole or part in municipal streets and rights-of-way are regulated by way of a permit process.
3001 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 813-870-4000 St. Joseph's Children's Hospital offers high-tech treatment in a kid-friendly environment. Our staff of more than 700 specially-trained pediatric health care professionals work with a 200-member medical staff, many who have an international reputation for excellence. Specialties include heart, hematology/oncology, robotics-assisted surgeries and neonatal and pediatric intensive care. Tampa Children's Hospital is also a state-designated Pediatric Trauma Center treating more than 35,000 children per year.
3001 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 813-870-4000 St. Joseph’s Hospital has served the health care needs of Tampa since 1934, and is the largest not-for-profit health care provider in Hillsborough County. St. Joseph’s was named one of America’s top 50 hospitals in two categories by U.S. News & World Report and has been named Consumer Choice Award winner for the past six years. St. Joseph’s is known for its advanced medical technology and surgery, and its Centers of Excellence include the Cancer, Neuroscience and Heart institutes.
3030 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 813-879-4730 For more than 28 years, St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital has been the leader in offering women in the Tampa Bay area one place to turn for their medical needs. As the largest provider of health care services exclusively for women in Florida, this specialty hospital offers complete obstetrical, prenatal, surgical, gynecological and educational services. Programs focus on compassionate care for the whole woman—body, spirit and peace of mind.
Official Records search and document ordering function is a service of Florida's Clerks of Court.
Official Records are defined (s. 28.001, F.S.) as those instruments (documents) required or authorized to be recorded in one general series called "Official Records" at the county level.
Searches may be made by specific county, judicial circuit, region or statewide.
Link to the Florida Crime Information Center Public Access System. This site is designed to provide the public with the opportunity to assist law enforcement agencies in locating stolen property, missing persons and persons wanted in connection with ongoing investigations. It is not intended to be used for reporting property as stolen or persons as missing. Please contact your local law enforcement agency to report this kind of event.
Use this service to request a right of way permit. All private construction or maintenance activities, which take place within the City right-of-way, are subject to permitting by the City of Tampa. Sidewalk and driveway construction/repair, which takes place within City right-of-way, is regulated by Right of Way a permit process.
Most street light malfunctions are addressed by Tampa Electric Company. An online form is available to notify TECO of street lights or area lights that are out or malfunctioning.
Street lights are located on public roads. Area lights are located on privately-owned roads or property.
Students.gov came online in 1999 with the mission of providing students and their families with a student-centered, interagency gateway to the federal services and information they need from across the entire US government and selected non-government sites. Site links on students.gov come from suggestions made by students, parents, teachers, school administrators, and others who know first-hand what information will be most helpful during the transition to life beyond high school.
This facility delivers lists of nearby Parks, Public Schools, Police/Fire Stations, Hospitals, and other points of interest. It also creates a map and displays other location characteristics such as Neighborhood, Census Tract, Council District and more.
There's no shortage of shopping options in Tampa Bay, from new entertainment complexes and mega malls to quaint shopping villages and factory outlets. Pick up something too cool to be a souvenir - like a handmade cigar or works from a local gallery.
Use this service for contact the Tampa Bay Economic Development Corporation. The Tampa Bay Economic Development Corporation (TEDCO) is a private, not-for profit corporation committed to supporting economic development and job creation in the Tampa Bay area (Hillsborough County only) through private public partnerships that create innovative, accessible financing for small businesses.
The Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) web site for interstate construction information. Get information on active and future projects, photos, safety tips, press releases and more. In addition, you can sign up for a free email service to receive project updates, closure news, and other information to help you make informed decisions regarding your commute.
PORTS is a decision support tool that improves the safety and efficiency of maritime commerce and coastal resource management through the integration of real-time environmental observations, forecasts and other geospatial information. PORTS measures and disseminates observations of tides and currents, and predictions of water levels, currents, salinity, and meteorological parameters (e.g., winds, atmospheric pressure, air and water temperatures) that mariners need to navigate safely.
the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Councils mission is to serve our citizens and member governments by providing a forum to foster communication, coordination, and collaboration in identifying and addressing issues and needs regionally
Detailed characteristics of Tampa's neighborhoods including: Council Districts, Crime Stat's, Evacuation Zones, Flood Zones, Street Cleaning Schedule, Zip Codes, Fire Stations, Hospitals, Libraries, Schools, Shelters, and Other Points of Interest.
Tampa Downtown Partnership is a not-for-profit organization focusing on the revitalization of Tampa's center city area. Formed in 1986, it has a broad constituency and strong relationship with local government and community organizations.
The Tampa Educational Cable Consortium is a private non profit organization that oversees the operations of The Education Channel and the Explorer Channel, two local non-commercial educational access channels.
Davis Islands; P.O. Box 1289 813-844-7000 Tampa General Hospital serves a 12-county region with a population in excess of 4 million, in West Central Florida. TGH serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Since 1971, the College of Medicine has graduated nearly 1,700 physicians and prepared 2,000 doctors in specialty residency programs. Ranked among the nations top 100 research universities, USF and TGH are committed to developing advances in medicine through both clinical practice and research.
Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation (formerly Committee of One Hundred) is officially recognized by Enterprise Florida as Hillsborough County’s primary economic development team in partnership with Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace and private investors.
One of the most beautiful, functional airport terminals in the world today. A combination of terminal roof top auto parking, escalators and a shuttle system, ensures passengers that their airplane boarding gate is never far from their ground transportation.
One of the most beautiful, functional airport terminals in the world today. A combination of terminal roof top auto parking, escalators and a shuttle system, insures passengers that their airplane boarding gate is never far from their ground transportation.
Obtain information on every organized neighborhood within the City of Tampa limits. This information includes neighborhood association contacts, neighborhood meeting schedules, pictures, area demographics, land use and printable maps, evacuation and flood zones, hospitals, libraries, parks, and schools.
Artistic training and creative instruction for youth and adults is available for beginners through experienced craftsmen. Classes include ceramics, pottery, stained glass, jewelry-making, fabric design, basketry, woodworking, drawing, painting, watercolor, and much more.
The Port of Tampa is Florida’s largest seaport and handles nearly half of all sea-borne commerce that passes through the state. It is the 12th largest cargo port in the nation, and with several homeported passenger vessels, it has become a major cruise port.
The City of Tampa American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) web pages are a gateway of resources pointing to the availability of federal stimulus funding opportunities, eligibility requirements, national and state ARRA news, and how the City of Tampa is pursuing federal and state stimulus funds.
The Tampa Sister Cities Committee, Inc. is affiliated with Sister Cities International which was formed during President Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration. The purpose of Sister Cities was, and still is, to involve people and organizations at all levels of our society in personal diplomacy. Incorporated on July 12, 1967 as a non-profit corporation and defined in its articles of incorporation as a membership organization to foster better international understanding and cooperation through Sister City relationships. Citizens of Tampa who have a desire to become directly involved with another culture and want to share their culture by linking with a community in another country can join the Tampa Sister Cities Committee, Inc. and participate in the many affiliations' activities.
Come experience a few of the Bay area's finest golf courses. These accommodating courses are open all year around to the public. Babe Zaharias, Rocky Point, and Roger's Park provide everything you need, including natural beauty and favorable weather. All three courses are challenging to a golfer at any level and are reasonably priced.
The City of Tampa Strategic Planning Process will become a cornerstone for the City's delivery of services and operations. Before we can allocate our available resources, we must first understand the needs of our community and develop a vision for our future. By looking ahead and determining our needs, we will establish a vision for what level of service we will provide, along with an understanding of what resources will be necessary to provide them.
The Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System promotes lifelong learning, an informed citizenry, individual intellectual freedom, enhanced quality of life, and broadened horizons for all residents of Hillsborough County through a network of free libraries with open access, a community focus, welcoming environments, a broad range of relevant materials in a variety of formats, and highly qualified, customer-focused employees.
TampaGov, the City of Tampa Internet site, is provided as a customer service to the citizens of Tampa, Florida and to the general public. In providing access to information and services via the Internet, tangible benefits to citizens and government offices are delivered. The TampaGov Savings Estimate provides a cumulative year to date measure of the benefits.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Technology and Information Department.
The Mission of the Technology and Innovation Department is to
..Plan for the future,
....Create strategic partnerships and
......Lead process improvements
that advance better, smarter, faster business decisions and innovative solutions based on dynamic core services.
6001 Webb Rd. 813-885-6666 Town & Country Hospital opened in December 1980, after nearly 10 years of planning by the four physicians who originally purchased the 45 acres of land where the hospital stands today. The acute-care hospital, which is located in Hillsborough county, is licensed for 201 beds. A broad range of surgical, and diagnostic services to help meet the medical needs of the community is provided.
Use this service to request a study of an intersection for possible engineering changes. This requires a comprehensive investigation of traffic conditions and physical characteristics of the location, three year accident analysis history.
Use this service to inquire or comment on the most current volumes of traffic. These are listed in a spreadsheet for functionally classified city roads which can you access through the Transportation Department website/Traffic Counts or View traffic count spreadsheet.
Use this service to request a new traffic signal. Signal installations must confirm to the U.S. Department of Transportation FHA Manual On Uniform Traffic Control Devices. This requires a comprehensive investigation of traffic conditions and physical characteristics of the location, traffic and pedestrian volumes, speed of vehicles on the uncontrolled approaches, and one year accident analysis.
Use this service to report a problem with a traffic light or signal where the situation does not require immediate attention. Excessive timing delays are instances that are of a non-emergency nature. Please do not use this service to report failures; instead please call (813) 622-1940 for immediate attention.
Use this service to a report observations of motorists consistently speeding at a specific location. Transportation will only study a location one time a year and make recommendations as appropriate; the Tampa Police Department is responsible for enforcement issues.
The Transportation Division operates the City's transportation system through its management of the City's transportation and traffic planning activities; transportation project survey, design, and construction supervision; and sign, signal, and roadway maintenance activities. Transportation's present inventory consists of 1,441 miles of streets, 565 computerized traffic signals, and 68,300 traffic signs.
Use this service for general correspondence to Transportation.
The Transportation Division of the Department of Public Works operates the City's transportation system through its management of the City's transportation and traffic planning activities; transportation project survey, design, and construction supervision; and sign, signal, and roadway maintenance activities. Transportation's present inventory consists of 1,441 miles of streets, 565 computerized traffic signals, and 68,300 traffic signs.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Transportation Planning Section where the situation does not require immediate attention. The Transportation Division Planning Section of the Department of Public Works is responsible for transportation development review, planning, project management, project scheduling and analysis. Do not use this service to request a study if there is an existing service that is closely related your request."
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All private construction and/or maintenance activities which take place within the City right-of-way are subject to oversight by the City. This is most usually accomplished via a permit application and review process.
Use this service for general correspondence to the Transportation Roadway & Bridge Design Section where the situation does not require immediate attention. The Transportation Division Roadway Design Section of the Department of Public Works is responsible for the management of survey, design, and construction engineering for city streets and bridges. Do not use this service for Sidewalk Damage Request (Repair) or Sidewalk Installation Request (New).
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Use this service for general correspondence to the Transportation Traffic Engineering Section where the situation does not require immediate attention. The Transportation Division Traffic Engineering Section of the Department of Public Works is responsible for the management of all traffic studies on city streets. Do not use this service to request a study if there is an existing service that is closely related your request."
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Use this service for general correspondence to the Transportation Traffic Operations Section where the situation does not require immediate attention. The Transportation Division Traffic Operations Section of the Department of Public Works is responsible for the management of roadway maintenance of city streets. Do not use this service to request maintenance if there is an existing service that is closely related your request."
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Use this service to request information on the city's designated truck routes and for guidance of when trucks may lawfully use residential roads for deliveries, pick-ups, and returning to designated truck routes.
Use this service to file an unemployment compensation claim and learn about your rights/responsibilities as a claimant or employer. Unemployment compensation is managed by the State of Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation.
3100 E. Fletcher Avenue 813-979-7300 University Community Hospital (UCH) was founded in the mid 1960's by a group of progressive businessmen who recognized the need for hospital services in a rural, yet developing north Tampa region. The 208-bed hospital opened on July 15, 1968, with 225 employees and 203 physicians on staff. The hospital was a pioneer in medical innovations in the Tampa Bay area. UCH's Radiology Department was the first area facility with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CT scan capabilities.
7171 N. Dale Mabry Hwy. 813-932-2222 University Community Hospital - Carrollwood, acquired in 1993, offers comprehensive medical and surgical care, as well as a number of specialized services. The 120-bed facility, which opened in 1961, has undergone extensive growth and renovation. It features one of the most advanced 24-hour emergency facilities in the area
The University of Phoenix Westshore Learning Center is located inTampa, Florida and offers a variety of degree programs. Bachelor's and master's-degree students attend class once a week, generally in the evening, plus meet weekly with their learning teams.
The University of South Florida is one of the 20 largest universities in the nation, offering roughly 200 programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialty and doctoral levels, including the M.D., to more than 35,000 students.
The University of South Florida Health Sciences Center has as its core the colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. These work in conjunction with a network of major Tampa Bay area health care institutions. As physicians, nurses, educators, public health professionals and researchers, faculty members provide health care, train future providers and create new knowledge related to current health issues.
Offering more than 60 comprehensive areas of undergraduate study, UT follows a well-defined mission aimed at providing students with a high level of academic excellence. Through the University's Honors Program, academically-gifted students can enrich their educational experience with special research and travel opportunities.
The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
In response to the growing number of older people and their diverse needs, the Older Americans Act of 1965 as Amended calls for a range of programs that offer services and opportunities for older Americans, especially those at risk of losing their independence. The Act established the Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which is headed by the Assistant Secretary for Aging in the Department.
AoA is the Federal focal point and advocate agency for older persons and their concerns. In this role, AoA works to heighten awareness among other Federal agencies, organizations, groups, and the public about the valuable contributions that older Americans make to the Nation and alerts them to the needs of vulnerable older people. Through information and referral and outreach efforts at the community level, AoA seeks to educate older people and their caregivers about the benefits and services available to help them.
The Middle District of Florida is one of the busiest federal district courts in the nation. In FY 2000, over 8,200 civil and criminal cases were filed in Middle Florida. Over 7000 civil cases (ninth highest among all 94 district courts) and nearly 1,200 criminal cases (eleventh highest among all district courts) were filed during FY 2000. The Middle District also had the seventh highest number of criminal trials. In FY 2000, the district had the third highest number of criminal defendants charged with fraud related offenses among all district courts. The Middle District of Florida has been officially designated a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Enforcement Area (HIDTA) by the Department of Justice. The number of annual drug related criminal defendants in the district continues to rank in the top ten percent of all district courts.
Every day, every American comes in contact with a host of products regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), everything from the most common food ingredients to complex medical and surgical devices, lifesaving drugs, and radiation-emitting consumer and medical products. In fact, FDA-regulated products account for about 25 cents of every consumer dollar spent in the United States.
The Government Printing Office (GPO) keeps America informed. For nearly 140 years, GPO has produced and distributed Federal Government information products. Whether providing public access to Government information online, or producing and procuring printed publications, GPO combines conventional technology with state-of-the-art methods for supporting nearly all the information needs of the Congress, Federal agencies, and the American public.
USA.gov Senior Citizen Resources provides information on a wide range of topics of particular interest to senior, including consumer protection, education, jobs, health, housing, age related laws, and travel.
Use this service to obtain an Automatic Electronic Utility Bill Payment Application form. Signing-up for this service allows your City of Tampa utility bill to be paid automatically by electronic transfer of funds from your bank account.
The city is continuing to invest in neighborhoods through an important pipeline improvement program, collectively known as the Utility Capital Improvement Projects (UCAP). The program started in early 2008 and includes major improvements to the city’s existing drinking water and wastewater pipelines, as well as the construction of a new water pipeline that will deliver drinking water to points throughout the city.
Use this service to access Florida Veteran's services and benefits including acquisition of a Certification of Discharge or Separation, Disabled Veteran Identification Card, Homestead Exemptions, and other Veteran's preferences in Florida.
13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd. 813-972-2000 Tampa Veterans Hospital is a 431 bed Level III tertiary care teaching hospital with a diverse patient mix, serving 350,000 veterans in central Florida. The hospital consists of 150 medicine, 96 surgery, 75 psychiatry, 60 spinal cord injury, 42 rehabilitation medicine and 8 neurology beds. A 180-bed Nursing Home Care Unit is attached to the hospital.
Vital Statistics consists of official records of birth, death, marriage, and dissolution of marriage. These records are essential for just administration of our law and for the protection of individual rights. In addition, the statistical data from these records are of great value to public health and other agencies.
Wastewater Department personnel collect, treat, and dispose of more than 50 million gallons of wastewater per day from over 98,000 customers in Tampa and its immediate suburbs. Sanitary treatment requires the careful removal of pollutants and pathogens from wastewater in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local regulations so that the end product can be returned to the environment for natural recycling.
Use this service for general correspondence to Wastewater.
The Department's goal is to provide complete and cost-effective service and to respond rapidly to expanding service requirements. Department personnel collect, treat, and dispose of more than 50 million gallons of wastewater per day from over 98,000 customers in Tampa and its immediate suburbs. Sanitary treatment requires the careful removal of pollutants and pathogens from wastewater in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local regulations so that the end product can be returned to the environment for natural recycling.
The Wastewater Service application form and general information concerning wastewater service including sewer maximum billing. Since all metered water does not enter the sewer system, a Sewer Max program is in place to account for the water used for lawn care, car washing, etc.
Offered under an umbrella called the Water Ambassador Program, Tampa's in-school education efforts focus on educating and informing elementary and secondary school students, teachers and parents about the importance of water resources and conservation
Use this service for general correspondence to Water.
The Tampa Water Department is a municipally operated water supplier, treating an average of 75 million gallons of surface water per day and distributing it through more than 2,100 miles of water mains to its population of 450,000. The Department's service area encompasses 211 square miles.
This service is provided for you to report an issue related to water pressure. “Low water pressure” issues may be easily resolved within your residence. Customers experiencing low pressure often find debris clogging their faucet aerator screens. An easy way to help determine where the pressure problem may be is to open an outside spigot. If you have good pressure at the spigot, then the problem is located within the plumbing system. If that’s the case, you should consult a plumber to see what remedies are available.
This service is provided for you to report a concern related to water quality. Cloudy or discolored water may be due to construction in the area, hydrant flushing or deteriorating internal plumbing. This may be easily resolved within your residence by running the cold water in your bathtub for a minute or two.
This web site, the City of Tampa Internet site, (also known as www.tampagov.net, www.ci.tampa.fl.us, www.tampagov.org, and www.tampagov.com), is provided as a service to the citizens of Tampa, Florida and to the general public.
The Westshore Alliance is a business- based, membership-driven, organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the nearly 100,000 employees that call the Westshore Business District their working home.
The City of Tampa’s Women’s History Month Celebration was began in 1997 by City employees to recognize the many accomplishments of the City’s female employees. Each year the Women’s History Month Committee solicits nominations for the Josephine Howard Stafford Memorial Award.
The application form and procedures related to the Women/Minority Business Enterprise Program. The WMBE Program was established to provide women and minority businesses equal contract opportunities in construction, professional services, and goods and non-professional services.
Ybor City is one of only three National Historic Landmark Districts located in the State of Florida. Ybor City attracts large numbers of visitors due to the wide variety of shops, restaurants, clubs, and galleries.
Ybor City Development Corporation, Inc. (YCDC) is a not-for-profit Florida corporation created in October 4, 1988, by the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa to promote redevelopment in the Ybor City Area. The YCDC is the City’s primary vehicle for planning, promoting development, and assisting with the redevelopment of Ybor City through public and private sector offices.
Use this service for general correspondence to Ybor City Development Corporation.
Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a not-for-profit Florida corporation created in October 4, 1988, by the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa to promote redevelopment in the Ybor City Area. The YCDC is the City’s primary vehicle for planning, promoting development, and assisting with the redevelopment of Ybor City through public and private sector offices.
The measure of a community's success is the support and opportunity it provides to children, families, adults and seniors. Volunteer coaches, program leaders, policy-setting board members and fund raisers invest thousands of hours at the YMCA to serve their community because they believe in the lasting benefits of the YMCA.
Use this service to register as a participating organization for notification when zoning changes are proposed in neighborhood areas in which you are interested. Petitioners for zoning changes may also use this service to obtain a listing of organizations to whom they must mail a notice of the proposed zoning change.