Planning and Zoning

The Planning and Zoning division is responsible for long range planning, regional planning and coordination, development review, analysis, and compliance, and engaging the community to develop various studies, such as neighborhood plans.

We serve the community in a number of ways by providing information, reviewing and evaluating projects, and assisting the development community in assuring projects are designed and developed in conformance with the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations.

Information below can help provide basic property and zoning information.

Contact
561-586-1687
1900 2nd Avenue North
planning@lakeworth.org

Planner on Call
Monday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday: By Appointment

Planning and Zoning

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Building Permits


Permits not required for:

Pursuant to the City’s local amendments to the Florida Building Code (2017 6th edition), City of Lake Worth Beach Building Permits are not required for replacement or repair work having a value of less than $1,000.00 provided that such work will not adversely effect the structural integrity, fire rating, exit access or egress requirements. The following list provides examples of work exempt from the building permit requirement (subject to the $1,000.00 value threshold).

Building Permits Site

Planning and Zoning Board

Planning and Zoning Board Information and Details

Member Name

Term Expiration Date

Appointed By

Daniel Tanner

31-JULY-2021

DISTRICT 3

Mark Humm

31-JULY-2020

DISTRICT 3

Anthony Marotta, Vice-Chair

31-JULY-2022

MAYOR

Michael Glaser

31-JULY-2020

DISTRICT 4

Brock Grill

31-JULY-2020

DISTRICT 2

Greg Rice, Chair

31-JULY-2022

DISTRICT 1

Laura Starr

31-JULY-2022

MAYOR

Meetings: First Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM

The Board’s function is to review and approve site plans for three units or more of residential development and all commercial development. This Board also reviews community appearance and has the ability to grant a variance from the Lake Worth Zoning Code.