Parks & Recreation

The Village of Wellington’s Parks and Recreation Department is nationally accredited and offers state of the art leisure facilities including impeccably maintained athletic fields that host various state and regional championship tournaments. Village Park is the main regional park and athletic facility within the Village which encompasses over 114 acres including a 75,000 square foot gymnasium with two full sized basketball courts and activity space.

Pet Regulations & Vaccinations

All dogs and cats are required to wear a rabies license tag on or before the date a dog or cat is six (6) months of age; or within thirty (30) calendar days of acquiring a dog or cat; or within thirty (30) calendar days after a dog or cat resides in Palm Beach County,… Read more »

Property Appraisal Services

Florida’s Constitution mandates that all property values must be assessed at market value as of January 1 each year. Market value is typically what a property would sell for in an open and competition market — what a property is worth to a willing buyer and willing seller. By Florida law, only sales transactions that… Read more »

Seat Belts

The law states that the front seat passengers must wear seat belts. This law applies to any car manufactured since 1968. In addition, all passengers under 18 years old must wear a seat belt or be otherwise restrained by a child car seat. It is against the law to operate a vehicle if all the… Read more »

Sports Information

Village of Wellington Parks & Recreation 11700 Pierson Road, Wellington 791-4005 www.ci.wellington.fl.us Palm Beach County Sports Commission 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. Suite 930 West Palm Beach 233-3180 www.palmbeachsports.com Palm Beach County Parks & Recreation Department 2700 6th Ave. South, Lake Worth 966-6600 www.pbcgov.com/parks Golf If you love the rolling greens and fresh air that… Read more »

Tangible Personal Property Services

Household goods are not taxed in Florida. Tangible Personal Property is assessed annually on businesses at fair market value. The first $25,000 in value is exempt from taxation. An initial Tangible Personal Property Return must be filed to claim this exemption. Failure to file will result in the loss of the exemption and assessment of… Read more »

Tax Information

The Palm Beach County Tax Collector’s office collects and distributes over $3 billion annually in taxes and fees. There are six permanent office locations and one mobile office at convenient sites throughout the county. Call (561) 355-2264 or visit www.taxcollectorpbc.com for a complete list of office addresses and hours. Local Business Tax The Tax Collector… Read more »

The Palm Beach International Equestrian Center

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.

Top-notch Education

Wellington is a wonderful place to raise a family, especially considering the amazing public and private schools in the area. From wonderful elementary and middle schools for the younger kids to high schools and local colleges that challenge the older ones, there is no end to the top-notch educational choices available.

The School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) is the 11th largest in the country and the fifth largest school district in the state with approximately 172,000 students enrolled (Pre-K through 12th grade). SDPBC has been recognized in recent years as an “A”–rated district. According to the Florida Department of Education.

Utilities

Utilities Electric Electric service is provided by Florida Power and Light Company except in parts of Lake Worth where it is provided by the Lake Worth Utilities. Florida Power & Light (561) 697-8000 www.fpl.com Lake Worth Utilities (561) 533-7300 www.lakeworth.org Natural Gas Florida Public Utilities is the only supplier of natural gas and serves the… Read more »