Building Department - Lien Research Division
John-Mark Messerian Phone: 954.786.4069
Lien Search Procedures
You may request a lien search on properties located within the city by mail, fax, and/or in
On your letterhead, please include your mailing address, telephone number and fax
Within the text of the letter, you would like to request a lien search on:
1. Owners name
3. Tax id (folio) number
4. Legal description
Note: All of this information can be obtained from the Broward County Property Appraiser’s
internet site: www.bcpa.net
Our fee for lien research is $25 dollars (per tax id - folio number).
Note: All checks must be made out to the City of Pompano Beach. We also accept U.S.
Currency. No Credit Cards and/or Debit Cards are accepted at this time.
To expedite your request, you may fax the lien search request to us at 954.786.4063 along
with a copy of the check.
Note: This will enable us to start the lien search prior to receiving your request and check
via U.S. Mail Service.
Our mailing address is City of Pompano Beach 100 West Atlantic Boulevard, Suite 360
Pompano Beach, Florida 33060 Attention: Lien Search Division
Also, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope with your request and check.
Once your check is received and the lien search is processed, we will fax back the results as
well as mailing you a “hard-copy” for your records.
Customers that want to hand deliver their request may do so by visiting the Lien Search
Division on the third floor – Building Department, Suite 360 at City Hall. Go to the
customer service counter and ask for the Lien Search Division or John Mark Messerian.
Note: The normal turn-around time is approximately 2 – 4 business days.
Our normal business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us at 954.786.4069