Office of the City Clerk
The Office of the City Clerk functions as the official record custodian, official custodian of the seal of the City, supervisor of City elections, and the City’s records management and records disposition program administrator.
The City Clerk is responsible for attending all City Commission meetings, keeping the official minutes of all meetings of the City Commission, assisting in the preparation of official documents. This is also the office responsible for all municipal legislative processes including the preparation of Ordinances and Resolutions and Official Minutes of the City Commission as well as the maintenance of contracts and agreements.
This office is also handles the municipal elections including all candidate filing papers, and disclosure statements. The Clerk is statutorily required to maintain and produce all Public Records.
In the City of Lake Worth Beach, the City Clerk handles the sale of cemetery plots in our two cemeteries. The Clerk administers Oaths and Affirmations, and is responsible for publishing legal notices and updating and distributing supplements to the City’s Code of Ordinances.
What the City Clerk Does
To have a lien search conducted on a property the following must be provided on your company letterhead or with your contact information, especially your email address:
- Property folio number as listed in the records of the Palm Beach County Property Appraisers
- Legal description of the property
- Street Address
- $110.00 check, per folio number, payable to the City of Lake Worth Beach. If you wish to have RUSH service (within 2 days) the cost is $220.00 per folio number.
Lien search requests include searches for special assessment liens, code enforcement liens, utility balances and outstanding building permits.
If the property is in unincorporated Palm Beach County and The City of Lake Worth provides utilities only the costs are as follows:
- $75.00 per folio number beginning with the numbers 00. If you wish to have RUSH service (within 2 days) the cost is $150.00.
Send requests to:
City of Lake Worth Beach
Attn: City Clerk’s Office
7 N. Dixie Hwy.
Lake Worth Beach, Florida 33460
Please allow 7 to 10 business days for the results to be sent by email.
For additional information please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 561-586-1662.