Fee Schedule

Effective July 1, 2014

Clerk of the Board

Duplicating public records, per page - $0.15
Microfilm, first page - $1.00
Each CD duplicated -  $12.00

 Code Enforcement 

Fee covering administrative cost of appeal hearing, if guilty - $75.00
Fee per citation in each videotape duplicated - $10.00

 Civil District Courts - Unique Fees

Passport Application,16 years & older (Paid to U.S. Passport Office) - $110.00
Passport Application, under 16 years (Paid to U.S. Passport Office) - $80.00
Passport application execution fee - $25.00
Sheriff Service of Process - $40.00

 Marriage License Bureau

Marriage license - $93.50
Marriage application with completion of premarital preparation course - $61.00
Duplicate license or amended license - $30.00
Ceremony - $30.00
Marriage status search and certificate - $9.00
Deluxe marriage certificate - $10.00
Marriage pictures - $10.00
Affirmation of Common Children - $2.00

 Recorder Service Charges

Official Records/Land Records:
Recording Plat (larger than 8 1/2" x 14" First Page - $30.00
Each additional page - $15.00
Recording Fee (letter, legal size) First Page - $10.00
Each additional page - $8.50
Lis Pendens Recording Fee First Page - $5.00
Each additional Lis Pendens page - $4.00
Indexing Fee for Each Name over 4 Names - $1.00
For searching of records, PER NAME for each year searched - $2.00
Recording Certificate of Discharge, Separation or Services of Veterans - No Charge 

Documentary Stamp Taxes by Department of Revenue:
Documentary stamps on deeds (rounded up to nearest hundred) - $0.60 per $100.00
Documentary stamps on mortgages (rounded up to nearest hundred) - $0.35 per $100.00
Intangible tax on mortgages (on actual amount) - $2.00 per $1,000.00
Surtax per Miami-Dade Code 29-7(D) - $0.45 per $100.00 

Copies:
Copies of instruments from public record (letter, legal size), per page - $1.00
Copies of instruments from public record larger than 8 1/2 x 14, per page - $5.00
Certification of document - $2.00 

Micrographics:
For making microfilm copies of public records:
Microfilm Copy 16mm 100ft roll - $42.00
Microfilm Copy 35mm 100ft roll - $60.00

 Value Adjustment Board

Fee per agenda for each videotape duplicated - $10.00
Filing fee on single petitions appealing real and tangible personal property taxes (per folio), except petitions for tax deferral and certain homestead tax exemptions - $15.00
Filing fee on joint petitions filed by condominium, cooperative and mobile home associations, and owners of contiguous parcels of undeveloped real property, per parcel maximum - $5.00
Filing fee on petition for late filed tax exemption application - $15.00

COURT FUNCTIONS

 Civil Circuit

Filing fee - $401.00
Each defendant in excess of 5 - $2.50
Appeal to District Court of Appeals: Check written to District Court - $300.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals: Collected by Clerk - $100.00
Proceedings of garnishment, attachment, replevins and distress - $85.00
Cross claim, counterclaim 3rd party complaint filing fee - $395.00
Issuance of summons - $10.00
Severance, each - $18.00
Deposit for garnishee - $100.00
Extension of time in medical malpractice (Investigate Negligence) - $42.00
Receiving money into registry of Court : % of 1st $500 - 3%
% of each subsequent $100 - 1.50%
Eminent domain per deposit - $170.00
Processing application, sales, issuance and preparation of tax deed plus disbursement of sales proceeds other than excess proceeds - $60.00
Disbursing excess proceeds of tax deed sale: 1st $100 or fraction - $10.00
Electronic Tax Deed Sale - $70.00
Making, recording and certifying foreclosure sales - $70.00
Foreclosure sale-surplus education fee - $28.00
Foreclosure sale-appointing surplus trustee - $15.00
Each disbursement of surplus of a foreclosure sale - $15.00
Foreclosure sale-furnish records to surplus trustee - $15.00
Electronic Judicial Sale - $70.00
Making and serving certificate for transfer of judgment lien - $15.00
Making & serving certificate for each add'l transfer of judgment lien - $7.50
Notice of recording foreign judgment-new suits - $42.00
Making and serving certificate for transfer of construction lien - $20.00
Making and serving certificate for each add'l transfer of construction lien - $10.00
Filing bond executed as surety by surety insurer licensed for business in this state (mechanic lien) - $20.00
Filing bond executed as surety by surety insurer licensed for business in this state (multiple liens), per lien - $10.00
Filing fee for reopening a case - $50.00
Recording & reporting final judgment of dissolution of marriage to DOH - $10.50
Each multiple unit in foreclosure timeshare filings - $10.00
Attorney appearing pro hac vice - $100.00  

 Real Property/Mortgage Foreclosure:

Claim value <= $50,000 - $401.00
Claim value > $50,000 & < $250,000 - $906.00
Claim value >= $250,000 - $1,906.00
Cross-claim <= $50,000 - $395.00
Cross-claim > $50,000 & < $250,000 - $900.00
Cross-claim >= $250,000 - $1,900.00
Civil Process Server Certificate Application - $300.00
Civil Process Server Re-certification - $200.00
Sheriff Service of Process - $40.00

 Civil County

Each defendant in excess of 5 - $2.50
Filing fee for claims < $100 - $55.00
Filing fee for claims ($100.00 - $500) - $80.00
Filing fee for claims ($500.01 - $2,500) - $175.00
Filing fee for claims > $2,500 - $300.00
Eviction cases - $185.00
Appeal to Circuit Court - $281.00
Filing fee for reopening a case for claims <$500.01 - $25.00
Filing fee for reopening a case for claims >$500 - $50.00
Proceedings of garnishment, attachment, replevin & distress - $85.00
Attorney appearing pro hac vice - $100.00
Cross claim, counterclaim 3rd party complaint filing fee < $2,500 - $0
Cross claim, counterclaim 3rd party complaint filing fee >= $2,500 - $295.00
Issuance of summons - $10.00
Foreign Judgment - $42.00
Transfer of Lien - $10.00
Claims <= $1,000 filed with action for replevin of property that is subject of claim - $130.00
Sheriff Service of Process - $40.00

 Civil Family

Adoptions, including sealing the file - $443.00
Dissolution of marriage - $409.00
All other actions(except non-domestic petitions) - $301.00
Non-domestic-related petitions - $401.00
Each defendant in excess of 5 - $2.50
Appeal to District Court of Appeals (Check written to District Court) - $300.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals (Collected by Clerk) - $100.00
Proceedings of garnishment, attachment, replevins and distress - $85.00
Filing fee for reopening a case - $50.00
Attorney appearing pro hac vice - $100.00
Notice of recording - $42.00
Cross claim, counterclaim 3rd party complaint filing fee - $295.00
Maintain professional guardian files - $7.50

 Parking Violation Bureau

Paid Within 30 Days:

Overtime parking and improper parking within meter space - $18.00
Moving other person's parked vehicle without authority - $23.00
Improper or restricted parking - $23.00
Prohibited parking - $28.00
Leaving vehicle unattended without stopping engine - $28.00
Parking so as to obstruct traffic or hazardous parking - $28.00
No valid license plate - $33.00
Willfully obstructing traffic - $33.00
Stroller parking - $34.00
Dismissal fee with proof of handicapped parking permit or license - $7.50
Dismissal fee with proof of valid registration - $10.00
Unlawfully parking in "Disabled Permit Only" space (1st violation) - $153.00
Unlawfully parking in "Disabled Permit Only" space (2nd violation) - $253.00
Unlawful parking/blocking handicap access - $103.00

Paid After 30 Days:

Overtime parking and improper parking within meter space - $45.00
Moving other person's parked vehicle without authority - $42.00
Improper or restricted parking - $42.00
Prohibited parking - $47.00
Leaving vehicle unattended without stopping engine - $47.00
Parking so as to obstruct traffic or hazardous parking - $47.00
No valid license plate - $57.00
Willfully obstructing traffic - $57.00
Stroller parking - $57.00
Unlawfully parking in "Disabled Permit Only" space (1st violation) - $153.00
Unlawfully parking in "Disabled Permit Only" space (2nd violation) - $253.00
Unlawful parking/blocking handicap access - $103.00

 Civil Probate/Guardianship

Opening an estate;open a safe-deposit box; enter rooms and places; determination of heirs; foreign guardian,authenticating copies, settling minor's claims, emergency misc.-CP and GD - $232.00
Caveat and notice of trusts - $40.00
Petition and order to admit foreign wills - $232.00
Disposal of personal property without administration - $232.00
Summary administration for estate < $1,000 - $236.00
Summary administration for estate >= $1,000 - $346.00
Formal & ancillary administration, curatorship and conservatorship - $401.00
Guardianship of person only - $236.00
Formal guardianship - $401.00
V.A. guardianship - $236.00
Petition for incapacity - $232.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals (Check written to District Court) - $300.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals (Collected by Clerk) - $100.00
Filing of verified inventory valued at > $25,000 - $85.00
Filing annual accounting for estate valued at <= $25,000 - $20.00
Filing annual accounting for estate valued at $25,000 to $100,000 - $85.00
Filing annual accounting for estate valued at $100,000.01 to $500,000 - $170.00
Filing annual accounting for estates valued at > $500,000 - $250.00
Filing fee for reopening a case - $50.00
Attorney appearing pro hac vice - $100.00

 Civil Traffic

Persons cited for traffic violations select one of the following:

1. Pay civil penalty within 30 days (points).

2. Attend driver improvement school within 30 days (no points).

3. Request a trial by a hearing officer or judge within 30 days.

Note: Total payment includes fine, court costs and fees

Pedestrian/bicycle violation - $77.50
Child restraint violation - $179.00
Failure to stop for a school bus - $284.00
Illegal parking in disabled spaces - $196.00
Moving (except speeding & failure to stop at traffic signal) Ch. 316 - $179.00
Spectator to a drag race - $244.00
Non-moving-Chapter 316 - $129.00
Seat belt violations - $129.00
Toll facility violations - $149.00
Failure to move or slow down for an emergency vehicle - $149.00
Illegal railroad crossing - $219.00
Driving all terrain vehicle without a helmet - $124.00
Farm Labor Vehicle/Notice not displayed - $199.00
Farm Labor Vehicle/Equipment violation - $299.00
Failure to stop at a red traffic signal - $277.00
Moving-Chapters 320 & 322 - $176.00
Non-moving-Chapters 320 & 322 - $129.00
Speeding 6-9 MPH - $144.00
Speeding 10-14 MPH - $219.00
Speeding 15-19 MPH - $269.00
Speeding 20-29 MPH - $294.00
Speeding 30 MPH and over - $369.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 1-5 MPH - $169.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 6-9 MPH - $169.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 10-14 MPH - $319.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 15-19 MPH - $419.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 20-29 MPH - $469.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone >= 30 MPH - $619.00
Renewing DL/tag/registration - $129.00
Renewing Insurance - $129.00
Unsafe equipment - $109.00

Election of driver improvement school:

Child restraint violation - $186.00
Failure to stop for a school bus - $291.00
Moving (except speeding & failure to stop at traffic signal) Ch. 316 - $186.00
Spectator to a drag race - $251.00
Failure to move or slow down for an emergency vehicle - $156.00
Illegal railroad crossing - $226.00
Failure to stop at a red traffic signal - $284.00
Moving-Chapters 320 & 322 - $183.00
Speeding 6-9 MPH - $151.00
Speeding 10-14 MPH - $226.00
Speeding 15-19 MPH - $276.00
Speeding 20-29 MPH - $301.00
Speeding 30 MPH and over - $376.00
Speeding in School/Construction/Toll zone 1-5 MPH - $176.00
Speeding in School/Construction zone 6-9 MPH - $176.00
Speeding in School/Construction/Toll zone 10-14 MPH - $326.00
Speeding in School/Construction/Toll zone 15-19 MPH - $426.00
Speeding in School/Construction/Toll zone 20-29 MPH - $476.00
Speeding in School/Construction/Toll zone >= 30 MPH - $626.00
Reduced fine if attend Child Restraint Offender's Program - $126.00
Late charges for payments after 30 days - Add'l $16
Additional maximum fine for injury or damage to the blind - $250.00
Dismissal fee or repairing defect - $10.00
License reinstatement - $60.00
Failure to attend driver school after electing it - 100% fine + $112
Preparing and releasing D-6 - $7.00
Purchase driver history <= 3 years old - $8.00
Purchase driver history 4-7 years old - $10.00
Appeal to circuit court - $281.00

 Criminal Circuit - Felony and Juvenile

Additional court cost clearing trust fund - $3.00
Local law enforcement education - $2.00
Crimes compensation trust fund - $50.00
Criminal justice trust fund - additional court costs - $225.00
Fine - Various
5% of fine surcharge for Crimes Compensation Trust Fund - Various
Crime prevention - $50.00
Crime stopper trust fund - $20.00
Domestic violence surcharge - $201.00
Rape crisis program trust fund - $151.00
FDLE operating trust fund - $100.00
Public defender application fee - $50.00
Alcohol and drug jail based programs - Various
Prostitution - $500.00
Attorney lien: Application fee, if unpaid - $50.00
Attorney lien: Attorney fees & costs, at least - $100.00
Child Advocacy Trust - $151.00
County ordinance for additional court costs - $65.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals(Check written to District Court) - $300.00
Appeal to District Court of Appeals (Collected by Clerk) - $100.00
Tobacco Regulations for Minors - $25.00
Receiving and disbursing all restitution payments, per payment - $3.50
SAO Cost of Prosecution at least - $100.00
County ordinance for revenue replacement surcharge - $85.00
Teen Court - $3.00
Attorney application fee chapter 39 proceedings - $50.00

 Criminal County - Juvenile, Domestic Violence, Misdemeanor and Traffic

Additional court cost clearing trust fund - $3.00
Local law enforcement education - $2.00
Crimes compensation trust fund - $50.00
Criminal justice trust fund - additional court costs - $60.00
Fine - Various
5% of fine surcharge - Various
Crime prevention - $20.00
Crime stopper trust fund - $20.00
Domestic violence surcharge - $201.00
Rape crisis program trust fund - $151.00 
FDLE operating trust fund - $100.00
Public defender application fee - $50.00
Alcohol and drug jail based programs - Various
County alcohol and drug abuse - $15.00
Prostitution - $500.00
Attorney lien: Application fee, if unpaid - $50.00
Attorney lien: Attorney fees & costs, at least - $50.00
BUI brain/spinal cord injury - $60.00
BUI/DUI brain spinal, EMS, criminal justice standard and training TF - $135.00
Child Advocacy Trust - $151.00
County ordinance for additional court costs - $65.00
Criminal wildlife violation - $250.00
Boating late charges for payments after 30 days - $20.00
Tobacco Regulations for Minors - $25.00
Delinquency fee for Traffic Criminal - $25.00
Dismissal fee for proof of boating safety ID - $10.00
Dismissal fee for proof of boating registration - $10.00
Dismissal fee for proof of hunting and fishing license - $10.00
Receiving and disbursing all restitution payments, per payment - $3.50
Appeal to circuit court - $281.00
SAO Cost of Prosecution-at least - $50.00
County ordinance for revenue replacement surcharge - $85.00
Teen Court - $3.00
County/Municipal Ordinance Cost Recovery - $10.00
State Law Enforcement Radio System Trust Fund - $3.00

 Depository for Alimony and Child Support

Statutory fee -  4% with $5.25max
Delinquency fee - $25.00
Contest fee - $25.00
Final judgment fee - $25.00
Pay-off statement fee - $25.00
Suspension of Driver License - $25.00

 Interest Rates on Final Judgments

October 1, 2011 - March 31, 2015 -  4.75%
January 1, 2010 - September 30, 2011 - 6.00%
January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2009 - 8.00%
January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2008 - 11.00%
January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006 - 9.00%
January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2005 - 7.00%
January 1, 2003 - December 31, 2003 - 6.00%
January 1, 2002 - December 31, 2002 - 9.00%
January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2001 - 11.00%
January 1, 1996 - December 31, 2000 - 10.00%
January 1, 1995 - December 31,1995 - 8.00%

 Non-Criminal Violations

Filing fee for County and Municipal ordinance or special law violations - $10.00
Contest fee against non-prevailing party of County and Municipal ordinance violation - $40.00
Vessel safetyreportable accident;
>1 infraction In 12 months - $90.00
Littering <= 15 lbs. - $105.00
Littering > 15 lbs. - $500 Maximum

 Service Charges for County and Court Functions

Examining, comparing, correcting, verifying & certifying transcripts - $5.00
in appellate proceedings, per pagePreparing, numbering & indexing original record of appellate proceedings, per instrument - $3.50
Certifying copies in public record - $2.00
Verifying an instrument prepared by someone other than clerk - $3.50
Copies by photographic in public records not > 14" x 8 1/2" - $1.00
Public records copy per page other than by photographic process - $6.00
Writing paper other than specifically mentioned,same as for copying,including signing and sealing - $7.00
Oath, administering, attesting and sealing - $3.50
Validating certificates - $3.50
Preparing affidavit of domicile - $5.00
Exemplified clerk certificates, including signing and sealing - $7.00
Authenticated clerk certificates, including signing and sealing - $7.00
Issuing and filing subpeona for a witness, including signing & sealing - $7.00
Signing and sealing subpeona - $2.00
Approving bond - $8.50
Searching records, each year - $2.00
Sealing any court file or expungement of record - $42.00
Payment plan fee - $25.00
Certified or registered mail postal charges - Cost
Electronic copy of computer database information - Cost
Non-sufficient funds: <= $50 - $25.00 Non-sufficient funds: $50.01 to $300 - $30.00
Non-sufficient funds: > $300 - >of $40 or 5% of check
County court mediation and arbitration, per session - $60.00
Circuit court mediation and arbitration: <= $50,000 income - $60.00
Circuit court mediation and arbitration: > $50,000 income - $120.00

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