Lake Worth

Presenting
New Pay Station Smart
Meters in Lake Worth

About Smart Meters

Park with ease!

Lake Worth has installed 18 Pay Station Smart Meter stations to provide more payment options for customers. The new pay stations accept coins (dollars, quarters, dimes & nickels) and credit or debit cards (Visa, Mastercard & American Express) as well as a pay-by-mobile option – Parkmobile (download the app from Google Play or IOS App Store and follow instructions to complete your registration).
The new Pay Station Smart Meters are easy-to-use and reliable, with a big screen that makes it easy to see all of the key information, such as remaining time and time limits. If the screen is dark, you may press any button on the meter and it will light up to provide the information you need.

Parking At The Beach

PARKING RATES (Enforced 24 Hours a Day/365 days a year – including holidays)

  • Lower Parking Lot: $3.00/Hour

  • Upper Parking Lot: $3.00/Hour

  • Old Bridge Park: $3.00/Hour

    *No maximum time limit, however Tow Zone is 2am - 6am.

  • Bryant Park Boat Ramp: $10/Day – 5 day maximum

  • If using Parkmobile app (Pay by Phone) – 8 hour maximum limit per session

For more information please call Parking Administration Office at 561-533-7383 or send an email to: parking@lakeworth.org

beach iconBEACH PARKING DECAL PROGRAM

The City of Lake Worth Florida sells Beach Decals for Permanent and Seasonal Residents two weeks prior to the May 1st start date, then anytime throughout the season. Decals are good from May 1st - April 30th. Fill out an application here



Important Note: Decals are only available for Lake Worth residents: Zip code 33460 and a limited area in 33461. It is possible to have a Lake Worth mailing address as assigned by the US Post Office, but for your home to not be located within municipal boundaries.

To see if you qualify for a parking decal please enter your address on this interactive map

The Beach Parking Decal Program was created as a benefit for residents of the City of Lake Worth, both permanent & seasonal. There are 50 designated parking spaces at the Lake Worth Beach for decal holders. Decals are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year and may be purchased anytime during these dates.

Decals may be purchased in the parking office located at the Utilities’ Customer Service Department, 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460. Business hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Thursdays when the office opens at 9:00 a.m.

Please remember to ONLY use the parking spaces designated for resident parking with your beach decal to prevent any parking citations being issued to you. Listed below is the mandatory documentation annual residents and seasonal residents must provide to prove residency every year.

Documents Required

Cost

  • Vehicle Registration

Year Round ($40 + 2.80) Tax

  • Valid Driver's License

Seasonal  ($60 + 4.20 Tax)

  • CLW Utility bill with Applicant's Name
    or Landlord's/Management Co.
    Notarized letter verifying residency

 

 

beach iconBOAT RAMP PERMITS

Permit Year: Jan 1st- Dec 31st 
BRYANT PARK BOAT RAMP DOCUMENTS ONE ITEM FROM THIS LIST ONE ITEM FROM THIS LIST
Both Florida Resident Commercial & Non-Florida Resident
Current Florida Boat & Trailer Registration $50.00 + $3.50 TAX $150.00 + $10.50 TAX
  Driver's License Driver's License
  Trailer Registration Trailer Registration
  Vessel Registration Vessel Registration

beach iconVEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION/BOOTING

Any vehicle with three (3) or more unpaid citations is eligible to have the vehicle immobilized/booted when parked on City of Lake Worth property, including parking lots in accordance with section 21 of the City municipal code. When this occurs the vehicle will have a notice placed on it with an explanation detailing the boot and how and where to pay the citations to obtain the boot release.

To pay the citations, including the citation for the immobilization fee go to 414 Lake Avenue, to the Parking Office/Cashier or to www.lakeworth.citationportal.com. Once paid, keep the receipt to show the Parking Officer or Tow Operator. For a boot release after business hours call 561-533-5573 to the Tow Company who will charge a $35.00 after hours fee and do the release upon showing them the paid receipt. For information or a release call the Parking Office during business hours at 561-533-7383.

beach iconTOWING

Vehicles illegally parked on City of Lake Worth, Florida property will be towed by Priority Towing or Steve’s Towing at the owner’s expense. To recover your vehicle you will need to contact:

  • Priority Towing 561-533-5573 714 Barnett Drive, Lake Worth, Florida 33460 or:

  • Steve’s Towing 561-588-8386 305 S. H Street, Lake Worth, Florida 33460.

You will be required to pay the tow fee(s) and any citation fees when recovering the vehicle. The City of Lake Worth, Florida assumes no responsibility for theft of or damage to any vehicle towed.

To request a hearing regarding a vehicle being towed by Parking Enforcement (24 Hour Notice) please submit an Impoundment Hearing Notice.

beach iconAbandoned Bicycles

City ordinance Chapter 8 of the City municipal code states any bicycle left over 48 hours is considered abandoned. Report an abandoned bicycle on City of Lake Worth, Florida public property (sidewalk, street sign, bike rack, etc.). If you know of a bicycle that has been left on a public right-of-way for more than 48 hours, please call parking office at (561) 533-7383..

To inquire about an abandoned bicycle contact the Parking Division at (561) 533-7383.

How It Works

Whether you’re enjoying a day at the beach, simply running an errand, or shopping, dining, and enjoying Lake Worth, parking has never been easier. Now you can park and swipe with a card (debit, Visa, MasterCard or American Express), pay with coins or download the ‘pay-by-mobile’ application (Parkmobile) and set up an account. Follow these easy steps for Pay-by-Plate Parking:

Watch the demo:

Using Parkmobile (Pay by Phone)

Lake Worth Beach Interactive Map

Pay by Phone - The Parkmobile app is available via download from Google Play or IOS App Store.

1. Park
Pull into a Parkmobile space. Just look for the green Parkmobile sign with the cell phone logo.


2. Phone/Scan/Tap
Call us or use our mobile app to enter, scan, or enable NFC to activate your parking session and space number.


3. Go
Confirm payment. We will email or text you about 15 minutes before your parking session expires.


Watch the demo:



Printable Parking Brochure




Parking In Downtown

PARKING RATES/TIME ZONES (Enforced 24 Hours a Day/365 days a year – including holidays)

  • Time Zones enforced according to signs

  • Bryant Park Boat: $10/Day – 5 day maximum

    *If using Parkmobile app (Pay by Phone)
    8 hour maximum limit per session

For more information please call Parking Administration Office at 561-533-7383 or send an email to: parking@lakeworth.org

beach iconVEHICLE IMMOBILIZATION/BOOTING

Any vehicle with three (3) or more unpaid citations is eligible to have the vehicle immobilized/booted when parked on City of Lake Worth property, including parking lots in accordance with section 21 of the City municipal code. When this occurs the vehicle will have a notice placed on it with an explanation detailing the boot and how and where to pay the citations to obtain the boot release.

To pay the citations, including the citation for the immobilization fee go to 414 Lake Avenue, to the Parking Office/Cashier or to www.lakeworth.citationportal.com. Once paid, keep the receipt to show the Parking Officer or Tow Operator. For a boot release after business hours call 561-533-5573 to the Tow Company who will charge a $35.00 after hours fee and do the release upon showing them the paid receipt. For information or a release call the Parking Office during business hours at 561-533-7383.

beach iconTOWING

Vehicles illegally parked on City of Lake Worth, Florida property will be towed by Priority Towing or Steve’s Towing at the owner’s expense. To recover your vehicle you will need to contact:

  • Priority Towing 561-533-5573 714 Barnett Drive, Lake Worth, Florida 33460 or:

  • Steve’s Towing 561-588-8386 305 S. H Street, Lake Worth, Florida 33460.

You will be required to pay the tow fee(s) and any citation fees when recovering the vehicle. The City of Lake Worth, Florida assumes no responsibility for theft of or damage to any vehicle towed.

To request a hearing regarding a vehicle being towed by Parking Enforcement (24 Hour Notice) please submit an Impoundment Hearing Notice.

beach iconAbandoned Bicycles

City ordinance Chapter 8 of the City municipal code states any bicycle left over 48 hours is considered abandoned. Report an abandoned bicycle on City of Lake Worth, Florida public property (sidewalk, street sign, bike rack, etc.). If you know of a bicycle that has been left on a public right-of-way for more than 48 hours, please call parking office at (561) 533-7383..

To inquire about an abandoned bicycle contact the Parking Division at (561) 533-7383.

beach iconParking Citations

Online: www.lakeworth.citationportal.com (a $3.00 transaction fee applies)

The Parking Division monitors parking for daily users in:

  • Downtown Lake Worth

  • Lake Worth Beach

  • Bryant Park Boat Ramp and Boat Ramp Overflow Parking

  • Old Bridge Park

Parking Citations may be paid by mail or in person at:
Utilities Customer Service Center
City Hall Annex
414 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Cash, check, debit & credit cards accepted.

Hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, & Fri | 8am - 5pm
Thursday | 9am - 5pm

Online: www.lakeworth.citationportal.com (a $3.00 transaction fee applies)

Responsibilities include; providing lot and pay station maintenance, enforcement of ordinances, issuance of citations, tracking of meter revenues, special events, resolving citation disputes, and parking lot rentals and leases.

Dispute a Parking Ticket: Parking Hearing Request

Parking Questions? Check out the Parking FAQ or please call 561.533.7383
Email parking@lakeworth.org

Using My Parking Receipt™ image description

My Parking Receipt™ is a convenient website that allows customers to view, download and print their parking receipts paid at any IPS meter. My Parking Receipt™ offers:

  • Setting to automatically email parking receipts upon close of transaction

  • One-time customer account set-up to simply access, view export and expense

  • User-friendly interface

Watch the demo:

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is paid parking enforced all day?

    Paid parking is enforced 24/7 (including holidays) in metered parking areas and lots. Parking downtown is controlled by signs.
  • Whom do I contact if I have questions about parking?

    You may contact parking@lakeworth.org or 561-533-7383 for any questions you may have.
  • How do I obtain a beach decal?

    First, you must be a resident of the City of Lake Worth; you must live in the area codes 33460 or 33461 (limited area). Beach decals may be purchased at the 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 Parking page on the City of Lake Worth website and check the interactive map for approved locations.
  • When I receive a parking receipt, do I have to display it in my vehicle?

    In all paid lots, including Old Bridge lot and Boat Ramp lot, you may take the receipt with you or display the parking receipt in the front window of your vehicle, showing that you have paid for the time.
  • Is disabled parking free?

    Disabled parking is free for 4 hours in disabled spaces and in meter spaces. There is no disabled parking in a Beach Decal space without a Beach Decal.
  • What is a vehicle boot?

    A vehicle boot is an immobilizing device that makes movement of a vehicle impossible until all citations have been paid.
  • Why can't I back into a parking space?

    Ordinance (21-33h) prohibits backing into spaces for the following reasons: destruction of city property, including bumpers, plants, trees, shrubs, meter poles, power poles, and light poles, and to reduce the possibility of striking someone by a backing vehicle.
  • Under what circumstances will my vehicle be towed?

    Vehicles left continuously on city property and not moved or left overnight (2am to 6am) in city lots will be towed.
  • How much do parking meters cost and how do I pay them?

    Parking meters are $3.00 per hour; a minimum of two hours will be paid for if using a credit card ($6.00). You may pay with coins or with Visa, MasterCard or American Express. You may also use the Pay by Phone Parkmobile app. The machines DO NOT take bills and DO NOT give change.
  • How do I pay a parking citation?

    Citations may be paid at www.lakeworth.citationportal.com (a $3.00 transaction fee applies) or at 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460, either by mail or in person (an in-person fee will be applied if walking in).
  • How do I dispute a citation?

    Click on the Parking Hearing Request Form or you can go to the City of Lake Worth Parking Page website or in-person at 414 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33460 (court attendance and fees may apply).
  • 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 not paid within the 15 day period will incur the doubling of the fine amount.

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