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PBC Government
Palm Beach County Government Info
Department/Division Phone Number
(area code 561)
Administration/Mayor's Office 822-1400
Construction Services Department 805-6700
City Clerk Public Records, City Ordinances, Copies 822-1210
City Hall Main Number 822-1200
Code Compliance 822-1465
Commission Office For Commissioner Inquiries 822-1390
Community Events Info on Downtown Events 822-1515
Economic Development Business/Developer Assistance 822-1250
Community Development Affordable Housing/Public Services 822-1250
Grounds Maintenance 822-2182
Human Resources Job Line 494-1001
Lab - Water Quality 822-2270
Library For questions, renew and reserve books 868-7700
Mayor's Office 822-1400
Mayor's Response Team 822-4636
Parks Maintenance/Maintenance issues in parks 822-2150
Parks and Recreation Programs and Sports 835-7025
Planning Services 822-1435
Police Non-Emergency When 911 is not necessary 653-3456
Sanitation Refuse and garbage collection 822-2075
Stormwater Drains and/or flooding 822-2085
Sewer Problems 822-2174
Street Lighting 822-2075
Street (pot holes) and sidewalk repairs 822-2085
Utilities Customer Service For Water Bills 822-1300
Utilities Dispatch & 24 hour/7 days a week Emergency After Hours (not police/fire calls) 822-2210
Youth and Family Services Vickers House 835-7030
To declare a Declaration of Domicile or obtain a Marriage License (for a Marriage License both individuals must present photo identification such as driver's license or passport):

Area Street Address Phone Number
North County Courthouse 3188 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens 561-624-6500 Central County Courthouse 205 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach 561-355-2962 South County Courthouse 200 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach 561-355-2996

A Florida driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of starting a job, declaring residency or enrolling a child in school. Applicants must surrender their out-of-state license and show one other form of identification, such as birth certificate. You will be required to pass a visual test, written test, driving test and a 4-hour drug and alcohol course in order to get your license, if you do not have a valid license from another state. With a valid out-of-state license, only a vision test and social security card are required.

Proof of insurance, title or registration, and vehicle identification number are required. License plates must be secured within 30 days of establishing permanent residency in Florida. An emission inspection is also required. Registrations for short-term leased vehicles expire in six months. Registration expiration for long-term leased vehicles are assigned an expiration month based on the first letter of the leasing company or the registrantA?A?A?a??A?A?a??A?s date of birth. All Florida drivers must have at least $10,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) auto insurance and at least $10,000 property damage liability (PDL) insurance.Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles: 1-850-922-9000

The Tax Collector has a contract with the Board of County Commissioners to issue occupational licenses for the privilege of operating a business anywhere in the county, including municipalities. Anyone providing merchandise or services to the public, even through a one-person company or home-based occupation, must obtain a license. Some businesses also are subject to county zoning codes and state regulations. Occupational licenses expire September 30 and can be renewed on or after August 1. On October 1, they are delinquent and subject to penalties each month thereafter. New licenses are issued at any time during the year and are prorated April 1, at which time half-year fees apply. Any change made in a license status, such as an address, ownership, or name change, must be reported to the Tax CollectorA?A?A?a??A?A?a??A?s Office. Public access to information about new businesses is required by law. Daily listings may be obtained in hard copy, on diskettes or by modem for Palm Beach County. Information on fees for those services are available by calling 561-355-2272 and pressing 4. A license must be obtained from West Palm Beach first if a business is located in that city. Call 561-659-8096 and press 3 for information.

Dogs and cats must be licensed and vaccinated against rabies within 30 days of moving to Palm Beach County. Licenses are available from most veterinarians and the Animal Care & Control Division, 7100 Belvedere Road, in West Palm Beach. The fees for license tags are $33 for sterilized pets and $12 for a spayed/neutered pet. Senior citizens receive a 25 percent discount. All dogs and non-sterilized cats must be confined to the owners property or leashed. For more information call 233-1200. Boca/Delray residents call 276-1344 and Glades residents may call 924-5656. Or visit us on our website at or e-mail at [email protected].

To register to vote, a person must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years old on or before election day, and a legal resident of Palm Beach County. A person may pre-register during his/her 17th year. If the applicant has been convicted of a Felony, his/her civil rights must be restored. Proof of residency is not required to register to vote. Your registration is permanent as long as you remain a legal resident of Palm Beach County and do not lose your right to vote due to the commission of a Felony or adjudication of mental incompetency. The Registration Books close 29 days prior to each election. The Voter Registration Application must be either received at a designated Voter Registration Agency by the Book closing date or postmarked by the Book closing date. However, if you are registered to vote in Palm Beach County and have moved, you may change your legal residence address within Palm Beach County at any time up to and including election day. You must vote in the precinct in which you live. A Florida Voter Registration Application is available by mail by calling the Supervisor of Elections Office at 561-656-6200. Voter Registration Applications are also available at most city halls, banks, savings and loans, public assistance agencies, county and municipal libraries, driverA?A?A?a??A?A?a??A?s license offices, and at all Supervisor of Elections Offices.

MAIN VOTER REGISTRATION OFFICE 240 S. Military Trail, West Palm Beach561-656-6200 FAX: 561-656-6287
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