§ 2-92.1. Docketing and service of process in civil cases, surfees.  

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    The Miami-Dade Police Department in civil cases shall charge fixed surfees for docketing and service of process as prescribed by State statute, as may be amended from time to time.


    Evictions: As permitted by State statute 83.62, in addition to prescribed State fee, a fee shall be established by the Miami-Dade Police Department and charged for service of each writ of possession for the first one-half hour during which a police officer must remain at the location of the eviction while the personal property of the tenant is removed. A charge for additional time of the police officer shall also be established by the Miami-Dade Police Department, and charged when the officer remains beyond the one-half hour period.


    All surfees established by this section shall be nonrefundable and shall be deposited monthly into the fine and forfeiture fund of the County, in accordance with Section 30.231(4) and (5), Florida Statutes.

(Ord. No. 77-82, §§ 1, 2, 11-15-77; Ord. No. 81-87, § 1, 7-21-81; Ord. No. 90-41, § 1, 5-1-90; Ord. No. 99-113, § 1, 9-9-99)

Editor's note

Ord. No. 77-82, §§ 1, 2, adopted Nov. 15, 1977, did not expressly amend the Code; hence, inclusion herein as § 2-92.1 is at the discretion of the editor.