Pursuant to section 50.33 (Am. Ord. 1978, passed 11-17-21) the City of Pembroke Pines Code of Ordinances in accordance with Ch. 50.08, new utility accounts can only be opened by the property owner or their designated representative. (click here to read the Ordinance)
The owner is fully responsible for all charges at the property until transferred to a new owner.
All new Commercial Accounts require the following:
Settlement Statement (HUD), Closing Disclosure, Warranty Deed, Certificate of Title, a copy of the ownership page from Broward County Property Appraiser (BCPA) or Sunbiz. (We require all closing documents to be signed by either the seller or buyer.)
Driver's license or government-issued photo ID with signature (We require an ID from the owner or the Power of Attorney (POA) authorized to handle utility affairs.)
Deposit Depends on Meter Size (Payment must be in the form of cash, check, or money order.)