Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email
address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic
email to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Pursuant to 119.12 (2), F.S., the custodian of public records is Hampton Peterson, 561.355.2996.

About the Clerk & Comptroller’s Office

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About the Clerk & Comptroller's Office

The Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller is your public trustee, responsible for safeguarding public records and public funds. The Florida Constitution established the Clerk & Comptroller as a constitutional officer, directly elected by and accountable to Palm Beach County citizens.  

Hours, Locations & Directions provides a list of services available at each of our locations, as well as directions and maps. 

To contact specific departments, please see the Telephone & Mail Directory.


About Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller

Sharon Bock, Esq. was elected to the office of Clerk of the Circuit Court in November 2004.

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We measure our success on the journey to being a world-class organization by seeking rigorous assessments of our practices.

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Community Outreach

The Clerk & Comptroller’s office has a proud history of educating and supporting its community.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Whether you get married, buy a house, receive a traffic ticket, or simply enjoy the benefits of a county that is financially stable, you have been impacted by the services of this highly diverse and complex office.

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Ethics Policy

It is the mission of the Clerk & Comptroller's office to protect, preserve and maintain the public records and public funds with integrity and accountability.

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Since its origin in 1909, the office of the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County has evolved into a world-class organization of 740 employees.

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The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is divided into several divisions. Its 740 employees perform more than 1,000 different functions from various locations throughout Palm Beach County.

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Our Vision, Mission & Values

The vision, mission and values of the Clerk & Comptroller’s office were created by its employees. Our Strategic Direction provides a framework for all planning and decision-making in the office.

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