Lien Inquiries

Public Utilities Lien Inquiries

NOTE: PLEASE PROVIDE AS MUCH INFORMATION IN THE QUESTIONS BELOW TO ENSURE YOUR REQUEST IS PROCESSED QUICKLY. Lien payoff inquiries must be submitted in writing. To inquire about a Property Lien that has been recorded by the Hillsborough County Public Utilities Department, please follow the steps below and submit your request information. By providing complete property records, including the OR Book and Page, you will greatly assist us in timely processing.

  1. Search the owner name, address or folio number on Public Property Record.
  2. Obtain the lien OR Book and Page information on Clerk of Circuit Court Records
  3. Submit the form.
  4. The Public Utilities Department provides a formal response within 72 hours, 3 business day, on all property inquiries where an actual lien recording has been verified. A lien payoff response is where an Instrument number and Book or Page has been assigned in the Public Record. All other inquiries, including debt payoff requests will be completed in the order they are received.

NOTE: Very Important Notice: All payoff inquiries NOT related to a Hillsborough County Public Utility Account or Premise are automatically filtered and will be completed in the order they are received. Response times may exceed 72 hours.

Proceed to the Lien Inquiry Form