Economic Development



The City of Lake Worth Beach has adopted a variety of innovative incentives to encourage private investment & facilitate a robust economy.



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Sustainable Bonus Incentive

Urban planned developments, residential planned developments and mixed use planned developments are eligible for the following incentives above the base allowances of the City’s Land Development Regulations:

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Transfer Development Rights

Urban planned developments, residential planned developments and mixed use planned developments that have maximized the bonus incentive under the Sustainable Bonus Incentive Program may qualify for the transfer of development rights purchased from city owned parcels.

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Economic Investment Incentive Program

Incentive Program The City offers financial incentives based on the anticipated new revenue streams to the City’s electric, water, sewer and stormwater utility funds.



  • econdev@lakeworthbeachfl.gov



Lake Worth Beach Stats and Information


*Bureau of Economic & Business Research | UF | April 1, 2017

  • 37,946* Population
  • 6.97 Area SQ Miles
  • 36 Years Median Age
  • $20,991 Median Earnings
  • $39,114 Mean Earnings
  • NONE State Income Tax

Excellence in Economic Development


Economic development efforts have long been a keystone in the quest to bolster the economy and improve quality of life in every locality across the country,"Economic development efforts have long been a keystone in the quest to bolster the economy and improve quality of life in every locality across the country," said Bill Sproull, IEDC chair. "As the nation continues to tackle challenges in the midst of global uncertainty, these efforts have taken on an even greater significance. With this award, we laud trend setting organizations like City of Lake Worth for leading the charge."