The County Attorney's Office provides legal advice, legal counsel, and legal representation to the Board of County Commissioners, County Administration, and various boards and committees created by the Board of County Commissioners on substantive legal issues involving such matters as the regulation, use, and development of land; contracts, bidding, and purchasing requirements; personnel compliance with State and Federal regulations; utility and general administrative issues; and litigation.
In addition, the County Attorney supervises the Property Acquisition Division and the Criminal Justice Coordinator, both of which are located in the County Attorney's Office.
County Attorney: Daniel S. McIntyre
Address: 2300 Virginia Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34982
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Property Acquisition Division
The Property Acquisition Division provides a wide range of services for the Board of County Commissioners, which include the negotiation and acquisition of real property, permanent and temporary easements for roadway widening, drainage projects and abandonment's of Plats, right-of-way's, utility & drainage easements. They also negotiate and acquire land approved under the St. Lucie County Environmentally Significant Land program and are responsible for the acquisition needs of the County's Municipal Services Benefit Unit projects.
An inventory of all County owned real property including buildings, parks, vacant land, and county roads is maintained by the Acquisition Division. They provide information to many of the county's departments, the public, professional developers and other local and state government agencies. The Property Acquisition Division also reviews site plans and subdivision plans to ensure adequate right-of-way is present and noting any encroachments on county property.
Address: 2300 Virginia Ave, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982