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Parking FAQ

  1. “Is paid parking enforced all day?”

All parking regulations are enforced 24/7, 365 days a year.  Paid parking is controlled by metered parking areas and lots.  Downtown parking is controlled by posted signage.

  1. “Whom do I contact if I have questions about parking?”

You may email parking@lakeworth.org or call 561-533-7383 for any questions you may have.

  1. “How do I obtain a beach decal?”

You must be a resident of the City of Lake Worth living in the area codes 33460 or 33461 (limited area).  Beach decals may be purchased at the City Hall Annex, Utilities Customer Service department at 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461.  For a list of the necessary documentation required for a beach decal, see the City of Lake Worth Parking page or contact question #2 above.

  1. “When I receive a parking receipt, do I have to display it in my vehicle?”

No.  This is not a requirement in all beach lots (including Old Bridge and Bryant Park boat ramp lots).

  1. “Is disabled parking free?”

Disabled parking is free for the first 4 hours in disabled spaces and in meter spaces. Disabled parking is not allowed in a Beach Decal space without a Beach Decal.

  1. “What is a vehicle boot?”

The City has an enforcement tool, commonly called a “boot,” which makes movement of a vehicle impossible.  The boot may be applied to vehicles that have 3 or more unpaid citations.

  1. “Why can’t I back into a parking space?”

Ordinance Sec. 21-33 (h) prohibits parking where signs, street or curb markings prohibit it.  Backing into a space is prohibited due to the destruction of city property including bumpers, plants, trees, shrubs, meter poles, power poles, and light poles, and to reduce the possibility of striking pedestrians.

  1. “Under what circumstances will my vehicle be towed?”

Vehicles left continually on City property and not moved, or left overnight in City lots may be towed according to signs and ordinances.

  1. “How much does paid parking cost, and how do I pay?”

Parking costs $3.00 per hour; a minimum of two hours will be charged if using a credit card. You may pay with coins, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.  You may also use the Park-mobile app.  The pay stations do NOT accept bills.

  1. “How do I pay a parking citation?”

Citations may be paid online at www.lakeworth.citationportal.com (a $3.00 convenience fee will apply), or at 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL, 33460, either by mail or in person (a $2.00 in-person fee will apply).

  1. “How do I dispute a citation?”

A hearing request form may be found on the City of Lake Worth website Parking page, or at 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL, 33460 (court attendance and fees may apply).

  1. “How much time do I have to pay a citation, and what is the fine for an unpaid citation?”

All citations must be paid within 15 calendar days. Any citations paid after the 15-day period will be doubled.  After 90 days they may be turned over to a collection company.  Any three or more citations on a vehicle will result in the DMV registration being withheld.

 

 

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