Award-Winning Healthcare

Health care and medical services are abundant in Palm Beach County’s western communities, providing thousands of jobs for the region and serving patients and clients from all walks of life, from birth to advanced age. The region’s dynamic cluster of wellness organizations contributes mightily to its high quality of life. Located at the heart of… Read more »

Driver License and ID Cards

As an agent for the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, our office issues REAL ID driver licenses and state identification (ID) cards Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Your driver license or state ID card is valid for six or eight years depending on your age. People aged 79 and under,… Read more »

EQUINE AND POLO SEASONS

The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC) is considered the most recognizable equestrian sporting venue in America today. The “Equestrian Lifestyle Destination” encompasses over 160-acre areas nestled within the heart of an 8,000-acre equestrian paradise in Wellington. The Center includes 12 competition rings throughout the equestrian show complex suited for show jumping, hunter, dressage, western/trail riding, driving and polo.

Establishing Residency

Under Florida law, you automatically establish residency when being employed, enrolling children in school or registering to vote. You may document your residency by obtaining and filing a Declaration of Domicile with the office of the Clerk & Comptroller, (561) 355-6214. For more information, visit www.pbcountyclerk.com

Homestead Exemption Services

Florida provides a standard $25,000 Homestead Exemption to residential property owners who qualify for the tax savings benefit. Every person who has legal title to a residential property in Florida and lives there permanently qualifies for the state’s standard $25,000 exemption. An additional Homestead Exemption benefit up to $25,000 relates only to properties with an… Read more »

Houses of Worship

The Palm Beaches provide a sanctum for most major religious denominations, and newcomers will almost certainly find one compatible with their beliefs. Area clergy and religious leaders are continually engaged in community activities and are eager to help families settle into their new homes. For further information about places of worship in Palm Beach County,… Read more »

Important Numbers

All Emergencies 911 PBC Division of Emergency Management (561) 712-6400 Poison Control Center (800) 222-1222 Non-Emergency Numbers Fire County Fire Rescue (561) 616-7000 Wellington (561) 616-7000 Acreage (561) 616-7000 Greenacres (561) 642-2160 Loxahatchee (561) 616-7000 Royal Palm Beach (561) 616-7000 Police Sheriff’s Department (561) 688-3000 Crime Stoppers (800) 458-TIPS Florida Highway Patrol (561) 357-4000 Wellington… Read more »

Licensing

Fishing In Florida, both freshwater and saltwater fishing licenses may be required. To protect our natural resources, there are some legal minimum lengths and limits on the number of fish you may possess. There is also closed season on some shellfish and snook. To obtain a resident license for fishing and hunting, you must be… Read more »

Local Attractions

iThink Financial Amphitheatre   561-795-8883   https://www.livenation.com/venue/KovZpZAEkvEA/ithink-financial-amphitheatre-events   iThink Financial Amphitheatre, a state-of-the-art, outdoor concert facility with a capacity of nearly 19,000 delivers the biggest names in superstar entertainment. Located on the South Florida Fairgrounds, 601-7 Sansburys Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33411. The Amphitheatre features reserved and lawn seating. iThink Financial Amphitheatre is a Live Nation… Read more »

Motor Vehicle Registration

The Tax Collector serves as the agent for the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for titling and registering all motorized vehicles, boats and mobile homes (commercial and private), including motorcycles and mopeds (registrations only). The Tax Collector’s office also issues disabled parking placards. New residents should register their vehicle(s) and obtain a Florida… Read more »