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Resource Management
1101 East 1st Street
3rd Floor
Sanford, FL 32771
Phone: (407) 665-7176
Fax: (407) 665-7183
E-mail


Budget Division
Phone: (407) 665-7176
Fax: (407) 665-7183
E-mail

Grants Administration
Phone: (407) 665-7168
Fax: (407) 665-7183
E-mail

MSBU Program
Phone: (407) 665-7178
Fax: (407) 665-7185
E-mail

Purchasing and Contracts
Phone: (407) 665-7116
Fax: (407) 665-7956
E-mail

Open Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

 

 



Resource Management


Municipal Service Benefit Unit (MSBU) Program

Solid Waste MSBU Street Lighting MSBUs Sidewalk Construction MSBUs Water/Sewer Line MSBUs Lake Restoration/Aquatic Weed Control MSBUs Wall Reconstruction MSBU

Welcome to the website for the MSBU Program of Seminole County!

The MSBU Program administers the non-ad valorem assessments levied for various local improvements within the unincorporated boundaries of Seminole County. An assessment district as established in Seminole County is commonly referred to as an MSBU (Municipal Service Benefit Unit). Through the MSBU Program, non-ad valorem assessments are levied by the Board of County Commissioners.

The assessments associated with MSBUs are based on the cost to provide the improvement, number of participating properties, and the benefit unit allocated to each participating property. Typically, community improvements funded via non-ad valorem assessments include residential household solid waste collection and disposal services, residential street lighting, lake management - restoration & aquatic weed control, and a variety of construction projects such as road paving and stormwater control systems, wall reconstruction and water/sewer line construction.

Please take a few moments to browse the website for additional information and on-line services. The MSBU Program personnel are available and look forward to assisting with all questions about established MSBUs or the process of establishing a new MSBU.

The MSBU Program of Seminole County operates according to the guidelines set forth in the Florida Statutes (primarily Chapter 125 and Chapter 197) and the Seminole County Administrative Code. The County's Administrative Code provides the framework for program operations [Section 22.10 (PDF)] and the fee schedules for applications [Section 20.37 (PDF)].  The policies and practices of the MSBU Program are further defined according to each  Ordinance and Resolution document  governing individual MSBUs and/or specific types of municipal services offered through this program.    Effective and efficient operations are managed by operating procedures established at the program level.  As confirmed by Resolution 2006-R-19 and Resolution 2009-R-39 (page 2), the non-ad valorem assessments levied by the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners are collected via the "Uniform Method" which provides for collection of assessments (and installment billing of financed assessments) by the County Tax Collector via the annual property tax  bills.

 

 Active MSBUs

 MSBU Applications/Petitions In Process  

 Customer Service

Service Option Change Request Form

Request for Information

Street Light Repair Request

Recycle Bin Request

New Resident Information

Property Sale Information

Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Notices

Seminole County Information Kiosk

Request Address Change  (processed by the Seminole County Property Appraiser). 


  Available MSBU Opportunities 

Lake Management - Restoration & Aquatic Weed Control Information

Street Lighting

Sidewalk Construction/Renovation

Wall Reconstruction


Water and Wastewater Utility Line Construction

Road Paving/Stormwater Control Systems/Retention Pond Renovation


 MSBU Program - Guidelines & Procedures

MSBU Program Brochure

MSBU Terminology

MSBU Process

MSBU Application Fee Schedule [PDF]

History of the MSBU Program
 


SEMINOLE COUNTY VISION
Providing excellent service to create a vibrant community.

SEMINOLE COUNTY MISSION
To deliver excellent public service that enhances quality of life and addresses our community's needs, now and in the future.