Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

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Although different County personnel are the custodians for certain public records, for your convenience, you may make your request to the County Administrator’s Office.

• By Phone: (863) 763-6441 Ext. 1

• By Email:

By mail or in person:

County Administrator
304 NW 2nd Street, Room 123
Okeechobee, FL 34972

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m.

The County Administrator’s Office will forward your Public Records Request to the appropriate department for response. The County Administrator’s Office is only responsible for providing public records for the departments and divisions within the Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners which are listed on the Organization Chart.  The Clerk of Court, Property Appraiser, Sheriff, Supervisor of Elections, and Tax Collector, are responsible for providing their organizations' public records.