We encourage all Manatee County residents to take advantage of the many services we offer that make living in Manatee County so special. The most frequently requested services are found in the left-hand and right-hand columns. Others are grouped into categories below. Contact our Citizen Action Center (see the Contacts section at the bottom of the page) if you can't find what you need. read on Residents
News for Residents
To register and vote, you must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States of America and a legal resident of Florida and of the county where you intend to vote. A person who is otherwise qualified may pre-register on or after that person's 16th birthday and may vote in any election held on or after that person's 18th birthday. (See section 97041, Florida Statutes) read on Voter Registration Information
Manatee County has a number of Red Light Cameras (RLC) in operation. Visit our RLC FAQ page to learn about violation notification procedures, hearings, penalties and other common questions regarding the RLC law. read on Red Light Cameras FAQ
Help us prevent algal blooms, fish kills and poor water quality in our lakes, streams, rivers and bays. Manatee County has adopted a residential fertilizer ordinance to reduce the potential for nutrient-laden runoff to our aquatic environment. read on The Manatee County Fertilizer Ordinance
In urban areas, coyotes can lose their fear of humans if they come to rely on food sources, including household refuse, pet food and even intentional feeding of coyotes by residents. Follow a few easy rules of thumb to make your neighborhood less attractive to coyotes. read on Prevent coyotes in your neighborhood
Hurricane Season has arrived. Use the resources on our Hurricane Readiness Center to prepare a plan that you can quickly turn to if a hurricane threatens the area. With a solid plan in place, you can minimize stress and loss and prepare your family for a safe hurricane season. read on Hurricane Readiness
Services for Residents
Manatee County supports and strengthens families through a broad range of family-oriented activities and services. Look here for everything from key family service contacts to plenty of options for family fun, learning, and involvement. read on Families
The Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department mission is to support and enhance the quality of life for all of Manatee County’s residents. Explore the services offered to make Manatee County a better place to live, work and play. read on Neighborhoods
Home and property owners will find popular services and resources here that will help them maximize the value of their property. read on Home and Property Owners
Manatee County provides many more valuable services to the community. Here's a selection of some of our other community services. read on More Services
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