Request a Lien Search

To request a Lien Search please submit your request via email or via regular mail to each individual department. 

Please make sure to include all of the parcel information for the address you are inquiring about, as well as your contact information so that we can properly respond to your request. 

Please make sure to route your lien search request accordingly, otherwise it may cause delays in processing your request. 

Please make sure to copy the appropriate emails below. 


Permit Lien Search – LienSearches@LakeWalesFL.Gov    ---------------------------------------- $25.00

 Phone number: 863-676-5112

Code Compliance Lien Search – CodeCompliance@LakeWalesFL.Gov ----------------------- $25.00

 Phone number: 863-676-5118

Utility Lien Search – UtilityServices@LakeWalesFL.Gov    --------------------------------------- Free

 Phone number: 863-678-4182                                 


Q: How to pay for your Lien Search Request? 

1- you can submit your request via email and we can have our cashiers contact you to collect payment over the phone using a credit card. 

(Note: If you do not hear back from the cashiers within 48 hrs after you submit your request, please contact us to ensure that we received your request)

2- you can submit your request via regular mail along with a check with the appropriate amount to each individual department. 

Q: When can I expect to have results?

Processing time for Lien Searches is 7-10 business days from receipt of payment. Please keep in mind that your responses will come from three different departments and you may not get all of the responses at the same time. 

Q: If I choose to pay via mail, who should I make the check out to and what is the mailing address?

Payments are made payable to: CITY OF LAKE WALES

Mail to: 

City of Lake Wales

Attention: (DEPARTMENT)

201 W. Central Ave 

Lake Wales, FL 33853