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Division of Community Development

Special District Accountability Program

Official List of Special Districts

Special Districts Currently Inactive (Summary)

Section 189.062, Florida Statutes, provides a process by which the Department must declare a special district inactive under certain circumstances. After the department declares a special district inactive, the department must provide notice to the entity that created the special district that the special district has been declared inactive. The creation entity must then dissolve the inactive special district. The inactive special districts listed in this report have been declared inactive by the department and notice has been provided to the creation entity. However, the entity that created the special district has not yet dissolved it.

Total Inactive Special Districts: 13

Baker Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Date Declared Inactive: August 3, 2020
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Petition/State Soil Conservation Board Resolution
  • County(ies): Baker
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: March 23, 1953
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 582, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Baker County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: No
Brandon Groves North Special Dependent Tax District
  • Date Declared Inactive: April 29, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: County Ordinances 88-39, 98-8 and 09-11
  • County(ies): Hillsborough
  • Status: Dependent
  • Date Created / Established: December 29, 1988
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.02, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Hillsborough County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: No
Calhoun County Transportation Authority
  • Date Declared Inactive: April 15, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapter 76-341, Laws of Florida
  • County(ies): Calhoun
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: June 25, 1976
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.031, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Calhoun County
  • Govering Body: Governor Appoints
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Dead Lakes Water Management District
  • Date Declared Inactive: April 22, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapter 57-1115, Laws of Florida
  • County(ies): Calhoun, Gulf
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: June 20, 1957
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.031, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Multi
  • Govering Body: Governor Appoints
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Deerfield Preserve Community Development District
  • Date Declared Inactive: May 12, 2020
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: County Ordinance 2006-43
  • County(ies): St. Johns
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: April 26, 2006
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 190, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: St. Johns County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Emerald Coast Bridge Authority
  • Date Declared Inactive: March 17, 2017
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapters 90-412; 2001-346, Laws of Florida
  • County(ies): Okaloosa
  • Status: Dependent
  • Date Created / Established: July 6, 1990
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.031, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Okaloosa County
  • Govering Body: Appointed
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Estuary Community Development District, The
  • Date Declared Inactive: April 15, 2019
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: County Ordinance 13-26
  • County(ies): Hillsborough
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: October 10, 2013
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 190, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Hillsborough County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Highland View Water and Sewer District
  • Date Declared Inactive: April 22, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapters 61-2212 and 85-417, Laws of Florida
  • County(ies): Gulf
  • Status: Dependent
  • Date Created / Established: June 22, 1961
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.02, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Gulf County
  • Govering Body: Identical to Local Governing Authority
  • Bond Authority: No
Martin Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Date Declared Inactive: March 17, 2020
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Petition/State Soil Conservation Board Resolution
  • County(ies): Martin
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: May 6, 1950
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 582, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Martin County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: No
Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority
  • Date Declared Inactive: August 14, 2019
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapter 343, Part IV, Florida Statutes
  • County(ies): Bay, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: June 20, 2005
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.031, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Multi
  • Govering Body: Governor Appoints
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Sunny Isles Reclamation and Water Control Board
  • Date Declared Inactive: December 3, 2010
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Circuit Court Decree of the 11th Judicial Circuit 66C-7402
  • County(ies): Broward, Miami-Dade
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: August 29, 1966
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 298, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Broward, Miami-Dade
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: Yes
Villages of Avignon Community Development District
  • Date Declared Inactive: January 4, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: County Ordinances 06-54 and 07-30
  • County(ies): Manatee
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: August 3, 2006
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 190, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Manatee County
  • Govering Body: Elected
  • Bond Authority: Yes
West Orange Airport Authority
  • Date Declared Inactive: June 29, 2021
  • Enabling Law(s) to be Repealed: Chapters 99-482 and 2007-305, Laws of Florida
  • County(ies): Orange
  • Status: Independent
  • Date Created / Established: June 4, 1999
  • Statutory Authority: Chapter 332, Florida Statutes
  • Local Governing Authority: Orange County
  • Govering Body: Appointed
  • Bond Authority: Yes