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Thank you for visiting us on the web!  Please direct all comments, questions and compliments regarding the Property Appraiser's office services, or website, to the Polk County Property Appraiser Email Contact Page or you may contact the appropriate department directly using the numbers listed below.

Bartow / Main Office    255 N Wilson Avenue Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: (863) 534-4777
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 534-4753
Lakeland Office Open by appointment ONLY. To make an appointment please call (863) 534-4779. Phone: (863) 802-6150
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 802-6163
Winter Haven Office Closed to the public starting Monday, July 20, 2020 until further notice. NOTE: The Gil Jones Plaza is a designated COVID-19 Testing site starting Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Phone: (863) 401-2424
    CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Fax:     (863) 401-2428

  ADA Coordinator 863-534-4765
Data Request    
  Taxroll Oversight 863-534-4765
Deed/Ownership (FAQ)    
Deed Department Deed Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
Supervisor Debbie Shore 863-534-5707
Exemptions (FAQ) / Homestead Compliance Investigations    
Exemptions Department Exemption Dept. 863-534-4777
Exemptions Supervisor John Coulter 863-534-5704
Exemption Investigator Monique Ford 863-534-4785
GIS/Mapping (FAQ)    
Mapping Department Mapping Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
GIS / Mapping Manager Dakota Jones 863-534-4786
Real Estate Assessments (FAQ)    
Director Todd Mudge 863-534-4751
Assistant Director Karen Price 863-534-5732
Residential Appraisal Manager Wayne Cote 863-802-6154
Tangible Personal Property (FAQ)    
Utilities, Phosphate Karen Price 863-534-5732
Petroleum, Convenience Stores Amanda Cawood 863-534-5721
Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Medical, Sand Mine, Block & Ready Mix Plants Lisa Radlein 863-534-5747
Cellular, Billboards, Hotels, Apartments, ALF's, Wired Telecommunications Tina Greene 863-534-5720
Leasing, Citrus Processing Shary Smith 863-534-5778
Restaurants, Banks Cornesia Thurston 863-534-5755
Tax Roll Contacts (FAQ)    
CAMA / Tax Roll Oversight Srini Kommineni 863-534-4787
eTRIM Help (DOR) Wyatt Peters 850-617-8921
eTRIM Help (DOR) Dametria Hayward 850-617-8922
eTRIM Help (PCPA)   Srini Kommineni 863-534-4787
Special Districts Paige Simms 863-534-4759
Website Issues Help Desk 863-534-4765
Website Technical Assistance / Suggestions    
  Help Desk 863-534-4765

Taxing Authority / TRIM Notice Contact Information

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Permit Agencies in Polk County Florida

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Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 13, 2021

Mail out date
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 13, 2021

Missed the 2021 VAB deadline of September 13, 2021 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
Late File for 2021
Pre-file for 2022

You may file via mail, email, or online.
TPP Tax Return Deadline

Extension Request Period
3/18/2021 - 4/1/2021

12/23/2021 - 12/24/2021

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Memorial Day

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Labor Day

Veteran's Day

11/24/2022 - 11/25/2022