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Pasco County Board of County Commissioners is the legislative and policy-making body of the County Government. The five members of the Board of County Commissioners are elected Countywide from districts. The Board appoints the County Administrator and the County Attorney and confirms the appointment of department heads. The Board establishes policies through the enactment of ordinances and adoption of resolutions.

Establish Florida Residency
  • Obtain a Florida driver’s license and plates for your automobile
  • Notify taxing officials of your change of residence.
  • File future Federal Income Tax Returns in Florida
  • File Florida Intangible Tax Returns in Florida
  • Register to vote
  • File a Declaration of Domicile in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court in which you intend to reside.
  • Own or lease and occupy a dwelling Florida.
  • File for the homestead property tax exemption for you residence in Florida
Voter Registration

To vote you must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen
  2. A Florida resident
  3. Be 18 years old
  4. Not claim the right to vote in another county or state

For more information contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 813-929-1288.

There is no state income or inheritance tax. Pasco County is currently at the minimum of 7% sales tax. The Florida Intangible Tax is a tax imposed by the state on certain assets owned by Florida residents.

The Homestead exemption is a constitutional guarantee that reduces the assessed value of residential property up to $25,000 for qualified permanent residents of Florida. Commercial usage of property is not subject to the exemption. Applications must be filed with the Property Appraiser’s office between January 1 and March 1. For more information call (813) 929-1280.

The Florida Intangible Tax is a tax imposed by the state on certain assets owned by Florida residents and businesses. For more information, call the Pasco County Property Appraiser at (813) 929-1280.

Useful Phone Numbers

Animal Control 813-929-1212
Bright House Networks
(Digital Phone, Internet, Television)
BFI Waste Aid Systems 727-847-9100
Chamber of Commerce 813-909-2722
County Courthouse 813-996-7341
Emergency-Ambulance 911
Florida Auto Tag & Title/Tax Collector 813-929-6020
Florida Driver’s License
Progress Energy
Verizon (Telephone)
Mad Hatter Utilities
Land O’Lakes Library
Community Center
Recreation Complex
Senior Center
Pasco County Building Department 813-929-1266
Disaster Preparedness 727-847-8137
Health Department 813-558-5173
Sheriff’s Department 813-996-6982
Park & Rec. Dept. 813-929-1260
School Board 813-794-2000
Supervisor of Elections 813-929-1288
Water & Sewer 727-847-8131
Public Information 727-847-8110
Withlacoochee Electric 813-979-9732
Post Office 813-996-1257
Volunteer Fire Dept. 813-996-2610
Driver's License

The following is required to transfer a valid out of state license to Florida:
• Surrender of the out of state license
• Social Security Card
• Vision Test
License Plates
The following is required to obtain a Florida license plate when coming from another state:
• Title to the vehicle
• Proof of Florida Auto Insurance for that vehicle
• Driver's License
• Bring that vehicle to verify it's vin number

Transfer License plate from another county in Florida:
• You need to change your address on your driver's license

Driver License and License Plates are now being provided at our following Tax Collector office in Land O' Lakes, Central Pasco Government Center, 4111 Land O' Lakes Boulevard (U.S. Highway 41). For information call 813-235-6020.