Facilities and Real Property Division provides a full range of real estate services including acquisition and sale of property, leasing, permits, and licensing of property, support to capital projects, property management services to leased properties, releases and vacations of property rights. The Division also provides professional in-house and contracted services to maintain and operate County buildings. Services are provided to all County departments and agencies, the Board of County Commissioners, the Constitutional Officers, and the citizens of Pinellas County.
Petition to Vacate a Public Right of Way or Easement
Petition to vacate request steps:
- The first step in the petition to vacate process for public right-of-way or platted easements is a no cost review of your request. During this review, staff will make non-binding recommendations regarding your request, as well as, provide a preliminary indication as to whether staff plans to support or object to the petition at the public hearing. To initiate this first step in the petition to vacate process, go to the Petition-to-Vacate Pre-Application Meeting Request Form.
Please note that regardless of any staff objections that may arise from the above-mentioned review process, the applicant has the full right and ability to submit the Petition-to-Vacate Application and proceed to the Board of County Commissioners for the Board to consider the petition.
- The second step in the petition to vacate process for public right-of-way or platted easements is the submission of a complete Petition-to-Vacate Application. Fill out the application, print it, sign it and mail or hand-deliver it to the address below. (It is recommended that you retain copies of all documents for your records).
Pinellas County Real Property Division
Petition to Vacate
509 S. East Ave.
Clearwater, Florida 33756
Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (727) 464-3773
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