State Lands Appraisal
List of Appraisers or Reviewers by County
The bureau has also been entrusted with obtaining appraisals when land is acquired for various other state agencies and programs such as Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Department of Education, and circuit courts.
The rules and laws governing the procedures for the Bureau of Appraisal are located in Chapter 253.025 and 259.041 Florida Statutes & Constitution, as well as Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 18-1 [PDF].
All appraisals for Board of Trustees acquisitions must conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Supplemental Appraisal Standards for Board of Trustees Land [PDF].
State of Florida Appraiser Certification
Information and laws related to State of Florida appraiser certification and licensure should be directed to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Real Estate, Real Estate Appraisal Board .
The Division of Forestry of the Department of Agriculture and the Division of State lands of the Department of Environmental Protection, with technical advice from professional Foresters and Appraisers, have produced a manual with guidelines designed to provide procedural and reporting standards for timber cruise and timber appraisals for the State of Florida. These standards represent the first known effort in this country to codify a set of professional standards and guidelines for foresters and fee appraisers for the completion of timber appraisals.
Last updated: November 28, 2012
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