Lake Worth Beach


The City of Lake Worth, pursuant to its Charter, follows a Commission-Manager form of government.

The City Commission is comprised of five members who serve staggered three-year terms and are elected on a nonpartisan basis by residents of the City. The Mayor is elected by a city-wide vote to serve a three-year term as the presiding officer at City Commission Meetings and as the official head of the City of Lake Worth for legislative and ceremonial purposes. The City Commission is responsible for passing Ordinances and other policy directives necessary for the operation of the City.

The City Commission legislatively establishes policies in the form of ordinances, resolutions or motions, which determine the laws, proceedings and service levels for the City. The Mayor presides at all City Commission meetings.

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Lake Worth Beach is a coastal city of 7 square miles, located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Downtown Lake Worth Beach is the artistic soul of Palm Beach County with a historic theater and a museum, live music clubs, coffee houses, art galleries, antique malls, retail stores, and many restaurants.

Citizen request to appear before the Commission

In accordance with City Commission Rules and Procedures, items may be placed on the City Commission agenda by any Commissioner, the City Manager, or the City Attorney.  Citizens may request to appear before the Commission through the following manner:

  • Request must be submitted in writing.
  • Request must be submitted no later than noon Friday – two weeks prior to meeting date.
  • Request should include contact data, including daytime phone number.
  • City Clerk will confirm the date that item has been placed on the agenda.

Request Should be sent too:
City Manager
City of Lake Worth
7 North Dixie Highway
Lake Worth, FL 33460


City of Lake Worth Beach Code of Ordinances — Click here to access the Municode Library of documents.