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To register new vehicles with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, visit them at www.flhsmv.gov, (for renewals - GoRenew.com), call (954) 765-4697 or find a location near you. Abandoned/partially dismantled vehicles are not allowed in any area of the City. If one is found, the owner of the property upon which it sits will be notified to remove it. For all parking regulations please access the City's Code of Ordinances Chapter 24, Article 5, Section 24-576 or contact the Community Development Department, Planning and Zoning Division at (954) 597-3530. To pay traffic or parking fines, find out information about your case or hear the Clerk of the Courts’ pre-recorded answers to Frequently Asked Questions, call (954) 712-7899. The Clerk of the Court’s website also provides extensive information about the resolution options for tickets and citations, as well as online payment options for some tickets and citations. General information is also available at (954) 831-6565.
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Comcast - The City of Tamarac is listed on the back of every Tamarac resident's Comcast bill because Comcast holds a franchise agreement with the City of Tamarac. If you have an immediate issue with your cable service and/or billing, you should first contact Comcast Cable at (954) 252-1937 or www.comcast.com. However, if your issue persists please contact the Tamarac City Manager's Office at (954) 597-3510. DirecTV also provides service. Call 1-800-271-9853 or visit www.direct.tv.
Flood gates are continuously monitored with increased observation during impending storms.
For more details, please call the Public Services Stormwater Division at (954) 597-3721.
Call Tamarac Fire Rescue's Public Education Specialist at (954) 597-3805 to set up an appointment. Appointments are typically available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am – 11:00 am or email Barry_berhow@sheriff.org for an appointment at BSO-Tamarac. You may also call (954) 720-2225 and ask to make an appointment with Barry Berhow.
115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room A-360, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Phone (954) 357-7880; TTY (954) 537-5608 Broward County Children's Services Administration provides programs and services such as behavioral health, special health care, children in homeless families, and subsidized child care.
The five-member City Commission includes four Commissioners, elected by their respective districts and a Mayor elected citywide. The Commission is responsible for setting policy, adopting the annual budget, formulating goals and objectives, and making decisions that affect the quality of life in the community. They appoint a City Manager who oversees the day-to-day operations of the City, while at the same time carrying out the Commission initiatives and directives. The Commission also appoints a City Attorney to represent Tamarac in legal matters.
Commission Meetings are held the second (evening, 7:00 pm) and fourth (morning, 9:00 am) Wednesday of each month in the Commission Chambers at Tamarac City Hall.Commission Workshops are held the Monday preceding each Commission Meeting in Room 105 at Tamarac City Hall, beginning at 9:30 am.
Commission meetings and workshops are open to the public. Click here to watch commission meetings and workshops streamed live, locate which commission district you live in or to access your Commissioner's email address.
Includes: City Clerk's Office, City Commission Chambers, City Manager's Office, Community Development Department, Customer Service Division, Water Billing, Financial Services, Housing Division, Human Resources, and the Mayor and Commission Office.
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pmFriday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Customer Service/ Water bill, Utility payments:
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:30 pmFriday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
*Customer Service (Water bill, Utility payments) is also available at the Tamarac Community Center, Monday-Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Issues can also be picked up at City Hall, the Tamarac Community Center, the Tamarac Library, Caporella Aquatic Center or online. Although Tam-A-Gram cannot be shipped to our residents out of town, you can call the Public Information Office at (954) 597-3510 to find out if you can get copies of the issues you may have missed.
Tam-A-Gram does not sell ads. To recommend a story, you may contact the Public Information Office at (954) 597-3510. Typically, only City-related stories are printed.
To get a Certificate of Good Conduct for a Certificate of Naturalization call the Broward County Sheriff's Office at (954) 831-8700.
For Building Code violations, please contact the Building Department at (954) 597-3424.
For Fire Code violations, contact the Fire Department at (954) 597-3800. Questions regarding code violation notices should be directed to the Fire Inspector who wrote the violation notice.
To learn about current developments around the City, please visit “Pardon Our Dust”.
To find out what zoning a specific property has, please call or visit and ask one of the planners for assistance.
Concealed handgun permits are issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, not by local law enforcement agencies. To make a specific request for a Concealed Weapon Permit, contact them by mail: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Licensing Post Office Box 6687 Tallahassee, FL 32314-6687 or online at
COP volunteers are local residents who help BSO fight crime by patrolling their community in a BSO-provided vehicle. Anyone wishing to join the BSO - Tamarac COP program should contact (954) 720-2239 or apply online.
Main County Courthouse201 S.E. 6th StreetFort Lauderdale, FL 33301
West Satellite Courthouse100 N. Pine Island RoadPlantation, FL 33324
North Satellite Courthouse1600 Hillsboro BoulevardDeerfield Beach, FL 33442
South Satellite Courthouse3550 Hollywood BoulevardHollywood, FL 33021