What you need to know about COVID-19

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Lake Worth Beach Orders and Actions

Lake Worth Beach City Updates

Community Sustainability

Many of the services provided for permits, contractor certification, code enforcement are now online.  In-person, face-to-face contact inside a building is being limited. For a complete list of online services please visit

The issuance of building permits will still take place while the office is closed to public access.

Permit submittals will take place in the following ways:

  • Permits may be dropped off at our offices located at 1900 2nd Avenue North. There is a drop box by the front door.
  • Permits may be submitted online at the city website. There will be a digital portal on the Building Division webpage.

If you have any questions, please email or call 561-586-1647.

You can also reach our other teams below.

Business License – 561-586-1647

Code Compliance – 561-586-1652

Planning and Zoning

Historic Preservation



Start Utility Service – All requests previously taken care of by visiting our office in person can now be done online.

Stop or Modify Utility Service – Contact our Customer Service call center is available 24/7 by calling 561-533-7300

Cash Payments – Can be made at any CVS, 7-Eleven or Family Dollar by showing your account specific barcode to cashier. You can print or download your barcode by going to (account number is required).

Customer Service & Payments

Recreation, Special Events, Casino and Beach Complex, Golf Course

Leisure Services

The City of Lake Worth Beach has taken the precautionary action to cancel, and/or postpone most Recreation Programs, please visit our cancellation and closures page for a detailed list.

Municipal parks are closed to public use.  Please see Emergency order #3 from Palm Beach County or Click here.

There will be no park pavilion rentals available until the end of April. All municipal special event right of way permits issued through the end of April are rescinded immediately.

The Casino and Beach complex is currently not accepting rentals until May (this is subject to change).  Please reach out to our Special events division if you have additional Questions.

The Lake Worth Beach Golf Club will be closed until further notice.  For an up-to-date list please follow our closures and cancellation page.

Florida State Programs

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs is restricting visitor access to its State Veterans’ Homes until further notice, with the exception of essential visitors, such as ‎family members of those residents undergoing end-of-life care. In addition, admissions for network of state veterans’ homes is temporarily suspended.

If your employment has impacted by COVID-19, you may file a Reemployment Assistance Claim through CONNECT, Florida’s online Reemployment Assistance System

Community Resources and Information

For the latest information about COVID-19 in Florida, please visit or call the Florida Department of Health 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-866-779-6121.

To apply for food assistance, Medicaid, and/or cash assistance, or to manage your benefits and receive information, visit or login to your MYACCESS account 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With a MyACCESS account you can: apply for benefits, check the status of an application, report changes, receive information faster by opting-in to receive electronic notifications, and upload documents 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Log into your MyACCESS account here:

For information about free meals for children under 18 when school is out, families can text the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services at FLKIDSMEALS to 211-211 to find their closest participating Summer BreakSpot location, and can also call 2-1-1 to speak with a live operator 24 hours a day for additional locations. Families can also use the Summer BreakSpot children’s meal locator website at

Florida KidCare includes free, subsidized, and full-pay options for health and dental insurance for Florida children ages 0-18. There are four KidCare programs: Medicaid, MediKids, Children’s Medical Services, and Florida HealthyKids. For more information on these programs, please visit the FloridaKidCare website at:

The Refugee Services Program assists refugees with many employment, training, and health related services to attain economic self-sufficiency. For more information about this program, please visit our web page at:

For information regarding elder services and activities, such as food and nutrition, health and wellness, housing, legal services, long-term or home care, or other support services, please call the Florida Department of Elder Affair’s Elder Helpline: 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). 

For questions or assistance regarding adult protective services, such as the placement of seniors at assisted living facilities, nursing homes, etc. please call the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Office of Adult Protective Services: 850-488-2881. 

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