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.

Planning and Zoning 2020 Review Schedule

wdt_ID Original Submittal Deadline Site Plan Review Team Meeting Planning and Zoning Board Meeting
1 November 5, 2019 December 9/ December 23 2019 *January 15, 2020
2 December 3, 2019 January 13/ January 27 2020 February 5, 2020
3 January 7, 2020 February 10 / February 24 2020 March 4, 2020
4 February 4, 2020 March 9 / March 23 2020 April 1, 2020
5 March 3, 2020 April 13 / April 27 2020 May 6, 2020
6 April 7, 2020 May 11 / May 25 2020 June 3, 2020
7 May 5, 2020 June 8 / June 22 2020 July 1, 2020
8 June 2, 2020 July 13 / July 27 2020 August 5, 2020
9 July 7, 2020 August 10 / August 24 2020 September 2, 2020
10 August 4, 2020 Sept 14 / September 28 2020 October 7, 2020
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Universal Development Application 424.87 KB 30 downloads

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  • A pre-application meeting is required prior to submitta To request an appointment, contact the PZHP Division at pzoning@lakeworthbeachfl.gov You may also call 561-586-1687. Staff will reserve meeting space and staff resources in order to address concerns regarding the type of submittal, Board review schedule, submittal procedures, fee, application form and type and number of plans/documents that are required for a complete application submittal.
  • The submittal will generally follow the schedule identified above if the deadline has been met and the submittal is determined acceptable for processing. The Director for Community Sustainability may schedule the submittal for the following month’s Board meeting based upon the number of items already on the Board’s agenda, the complexity of the application and/or the workload of staff.
  • Applications which require submittal of a traffic impact analysis, pursuant to the municipal implementation of Palm Beach County traffic performance standards ordinance, shall include two (2) signed and sealed copies of the traffic impact analysis with the initial development application submittal package to the City. All review responses from the appropriate outside  agencies  must  be  submitted  to  the  Planning,  Zoning  and  Historic  Preservation  Division  at  time  of application submittal. 
  • Additional required fees may include but not be limited to legal advertisements. Fees shall be due upon receipt of invoice.
  • Note: Schedule subject to change without notice. Contact the Planning, Zoning and Historic Preservation Division to verify dates: pzoning@lakeworthbeachfl.gov

Planning and Zoning Check Lists

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Variance 139.49 KB 11 downloads

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Site Plan 158.85 KB 32 downloads

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Mural 138.99 KB 5 downloads

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Conditional Use 148.40 KB 16 downloads

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Alcoholic Beverage Distance Waiver 136.38 KB 1 downloads

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Administrative Use 143.41 KB 9 downloads

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Planned Development 162.42 KB 6 downloads

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Planning and Zoning Resources Board

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 Beach Zoning Code.

Member NameTerm Expiration DateAppointed By
Laura Starr31-July-2022Mayor
Daniel Tanner31-July-2021District 3
Greg Rice - Chair31-July-2022District 1
Brock Grill31-July-2020District 2
Michael Glaser31-July-2020District 4
Anthony Marotta - Vice chair31-July-2022Mayor
Mark Humm31-July-2020District 3
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