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Adult Training/Tours
  1. Q: How can I take a CPR class?
    A: CPR classes are available in classrooms or online through the American Heart Association (1-877-242-4277) and through the local chapter of the American Red Cross located in West Palm Beach.  For more information, call 1-800-833-0599 or email chapterhq@redcross-pbc.org

  2. Q: What is the purpose of a farmworker program?
    A: The Community Services’ Farmworker Program is designed to serve seasonal and migrant farmworkers including nursery laborers and their dependents. The program’s goal is to help participants develop the skills they need to achieve self-sufficiency through permanent employment.  The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Division of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Programs.  For more information, call 355-4793 or visit the office at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach.

  3. Q: What are the qualifications for the Farmworker Program?
    A: If you answer “yes” to all of these questions, the Farmworker Program may be able to help you.
    • Are you a seasonal or migrant farmworker (or the spouse or dependent child of a farmworker)?
    • Are you a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen?
    • Are you a male born after Dec. 31, 1959 and registered with Selective Service?
    • Have you earned at least 50 percent of your total income from farm work, or been employed at least 50 percent of your total work time in farm work?

  4. Q: What can this program offer to farmworkers and theirdependents?
    A: Counseling and evaluation can help farmworkers set new goals and find a job. New goals can include getting help with reading; writing or math; learning English; enrolling in a GED program; training in job skills; and obtaining tuition assistance.

  5. Q: What type ofeducational programscan farmworkers enroll in?
    A: Through the Farmworker Program, training is available for the following jobs:  certified nurse assistant, patient care technician, licensed practical nurse, auto mechanic, correctional officer, commercial driver, security guard, cosmetologist, welder and more.

  6. Q: What opportunities are available for professionals who desire in-service training?
    A: The Cooperative Extension Service offers many training opportunities for employees, professionals and para-professionals who need continuing education units (CEUs) which may be required for certification and licensure. Programs include training in pesticide application, child care, food service and safety, property management, green industries-best management practices and worker protection standards.  For more information, call 233-1700 or view the educational opportunities online.

  7. Q: How can I become a Palm Beach County Master Gardener volunteer?
    A: Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service in delivering information to residents on how to design, plant and care for their plants and landscapes in an environmentally friendly way.
    You can apply by downloading an application from the Master Gardener website. Fill out the application and fax it to 233-1782 or mail it to Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415-1395.  For more information, call 233-1759.

  8. Q: How long is the training for Master Gardener volunteers?
    A: Master Gardener volunteer trainees receive 100 hours of intensive training by University of Florida extension agents and specialists, industry experts and Master Gardener graduates. The 16-week course is conducted at the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service, 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach. The class schedule is posted on the website.  Volunteer training is offered twice a year in spring and fall.  Fall training is from August to December, and spring training is from February to June. Training classes are on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  9. Q: What is the fee for Master Gardener training?
    A: The cost for Master Gardener training is $199. This fee covers three volumes of horticultural publications from the University of Florida, a University of Florida Master Gardener volunteer name badge and an embroidered Master Gardener volunteer polo shirt.

  10. Q: How many hours of volunteer time are required to be a Master Gardener?
    A: A Master Gardener volunteer-in-training must complete four working hours in the telephone hotline room at the Cooperative Extension Service office in West Palm Beach and eight other working hours in agent-approved volunteer activities. Upon completion of the Master Gardener training class, first-year Master Gardeners are required to “pay back” 75 volunteer working hours in activities approved by the Master Gardener volunteer coordinator.  After successful completion of the first year of service, each volunteer must complete 35 volunteer hours and 10 learning hours per year to remain a Master Gardener in good standing.

Agriculture/Plants
  1. Q: Do I need a license to apply fertilizer?
    A: Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, all commercial fertilizer applicators will be required to hold an Urban Fertilizer Applicators license.  The prerequisite of this license is the successful completion of the Green Industry Best Management Practices, or GIBMP program.  GIBMPs teach safe landscaping practices that protect the environment including ground and surface waters.  The University of Florida IFAS Florida Friendly Landscaping™ program presents GIBMP programs throughout the state. Training is available online.  For more information, call the Cooperative Extension Service at 233-1725. 

  2. Q: How do I know if I need a license to apply pesticides?
    A: If you apply pesticides commercially, you do need at least one pesticide license.  The specific type of license depends on your employer, the type of products you are applying and the area of application.  If you have questions, you can call the Agricultural Safety Extension agent at the Cooperative Extension Service office in Belle Glade at 996-1655.

  3. Q:  Where can I buy plants that will grow well in my yard? 
    A:  Mounts Botanical Garden hosts spring and fall plant sales in April and November.  The events feature more than 80 vendors from all over the state who sell plants including palms, orchids, bamboo, begonias, bromeliads, fruit trees and much more.  Members are admitted free of charge.  For information on membership, visit the website or call 233-1775.

  4. Q: What is the Cooperative Extension Service?
    A: The Cooperative Extension Service is a partnership between the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Board of County Commissioners. The purpose is to provide the community with informal, research-based education as part of the national Land Grant University System. A Cooperative Extension Service can be found in all 67 counties in Florida and in all states and American territories.

  5. Q: Does the county have a farmworker program?
    A: The Community Services’ Farmworker Program is designed to serve seasonal and migrant farmworkers including nursery laborers and their dependents. The program’s goal is to help participants develop the skills they need to achieve self-sufficiency through permanent employment.  The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Division of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Programs.  For more information, call 355-4793 or visit the office at 810 Datura Street, West Palm Beach.

  6. Q: What are the qualifications for the Farmworker Program?
    A: If you answer “yes” to all of the following questions, the Farmworker Program may be able to help you:
    • Are you a seasonal or migrant farmworker (or the spouse or dependent child of a farm worker)?
    • Are you a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen?
    • Are you a male born after Dec. 31, 1959 and registered with Selective Service?
    • Have you earned at least 50 percent of your total income from farm work, or been employed at least 50 percent of your total work time in farm work?

  7. Q: What can this program offer to farmworkers and their dependents?
    A: Counseling and evaluation can help farmworkers set new goals and find a job. New goals can include:  getting help with reading, writing or math; learning English; enrolling in a GED program; training in job skills; and obtaining tuition assistance.

  8. Q: What type ofeducational programs can farmworkers enroll in?
    A: Through the Farmworker Program, training is available for the following jobs:  certified nurse assistant, patient care technician, licensed practical nurse, auto mechanic, correctional officer, commercial driver, security guard, cosmetologist, welder and more.

  9. Q: What is a Florida-friendly yard?
    A: The Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program, offered through the Cooperative Extension Service, emphasizes nine major principles that can help maintain beautiful yards and gardens with minimal effort and impact on the environment.  The yard recognition program is for residents, communities and businesses that water efficiently, minimize stormwater runoff and reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizers.   For more information, call the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods program at 233-1748. To view publications on how to achieve a Florida-friendly yard, visit the Florida-Friendly Landscaping program website.

  10. Q: What garden tours are available?
    A:  To request a tour of the Mounts Botanical Garden, call 233-1757. Guided Tours can be arranged for your school, community or civic organization, or you can enjoy a self-guided tour with your cell phone. Various stations throughout the garden are explained in detail by calling the posted numbers.  Tours include the new digital display, located in the Cooperative Extension Service Exhibit Hall foyer that displays the amount of solar electrical energy generated from the building’s roof panels in real time. See how many kilowatts are being generated at the moment, in the last month or the last year and how much carbon has been offset by electricity from the sun, or the equivalent electricity generated which could in turn light dozens of light bulbs. The display also provides the number of barrels of oil saved from the solar panels on this one building.

  11. Q: Is Palm Beach County a good place to grow vegetables?
    A: Palm Beach County is a challenging place to grow vegetables due to our extremely warm, wet weather. However, it is one of only a few places in the United States where warm season vegetable crops can be grown in the fall, winter and spring.  The Cooperative Extension Service offers an ongoing Veggie Fever workshop series to help home, community and school gardeners.  For more information, call the Cooperative Extension Service at 233-1725.

  12. Q:  Where can I connect with expert horticulturists and master gardeners?
    A:  Mounts Botanical Garden is located next to the county’s Cooperative Extension Service.  There is a book store inside the main entrance to Mounts Botanical Garden, and there are several publications in the Cooperative Extension office.  Expert horticulturists and master gardeners staff the walk-up plant clinic and hotline at the Cooperative Extension, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For information, call 233-1750.

  13. Q:  How can I identify a plant or flower growing in my yard?
    A:  You can bring a sample with leaves/flowers to the walk-up plant clinic, call the hotline (233-1750) or visit Mounts Botanical Garden.  You might see your plant labeled in the garden.  The plant clinic is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Mounts Botanical Garden website also has several links to other sites with information on native plants and wildflowers.

  14. Q: What opportunities are available for professionals who are looking for in-service training?
    A: The Cooperative Extension Service offers many training opportunities for employees, professionals and para-professionals who need Continuing Education Units (CEUs) which may be required for certification and licensure. Programs include training in pesticide application, child care, food service and safety, property management, green industries-best management practices and worker protection standards.  For more information, call 233-1700 or view the educational opportunities online.

  15. Q: Is weed and feed recommended for my lawn?
    A: The experts at the Cooperative Extension Service do not recommend the use of weed and feed in the landscape.  It is important to identify the weeds present in the lawn and use a product specifically targeted to that weed as a spot treatment, not a blanket application.  The herbicide in weed and feed is targeted towards broadleaf weeds.  Your lawn is full of broadleaf tree and ornamental roots.  Weed and feed can damage tree and ornamental plants even when it is applied at a good distance from them.

  16. Q: What types of plants are best to plant in littoral shelves?
    A: Littoral shelves are the areas of land that are right at the water level of a body of brackish or fresh water.  When planting a littoral shelf, the slope should be no steeper than one foot vertical to 10 feet horizontal. There are specific trees that grow well in the transitional wetland areas, and there are specific shrubs and grasses that grow best in the shallow or deep water. For a list of these plants, contact Environmental Resources Management’s Natural Resources Protection Section at 233-2400 or visit the Web page on excavation and littoral zones

  17. Q: What is Mounts Botanical Garden?
    A:  Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest public garden. The approximately 14 acres of gardens contain more than 2,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants including palms, herbs, roses, vegetables and specialty plants.  Each year, Mounts welcomes 50,000 visitors to the garden and conducts public workshops, special events and seasonal plant sales.  The gardens display plants that are environmentally suitable for landscaping in South Florida.  No pets are allowed in the gardens, but you can bring snacks and use the picnic tables in the gardens.  Mounts is located at 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  It is closed most holidays.  For more information, please visit www.mounts.org or call 233-1757. 

  18. Q:  Can we pick flowers from the garden?
    A:  Please do not pick anything at Mounts Botanical Garden.  The gardens serve as a museum of living plants including many rare and protected species.  There are brochures about native plants, vegetable gardening and tropical fruit that you are welcome to take home. 

  19. Q:  Am I allowed to take photos at Mounts Botanical Garden?
    A:  Yes, personal and amateur photos are allowed, but professionals need to check with the office by calling 233-1757.

  20. Q: What are Palm Beach County’s prohibited plant species?
    A: Palm Beach County requires the removal of invasive prohibited plants in accordance with Article 14.C and 14.D of the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC). The nine prohibited plants are:

    1. air potato (Dioscorea bulbifera)
    2. melaleuca  (punk tree or paper tree) (Melaleuca quinquenervia)
    3. Brazilian pepper or Florida holly (Schinus terebinthifolius)
    4. Australian pine (Casuarina equisetifolia)
    5. earleaf acacia (Acacia auriculiformis)
    6. schefflera (Brassaia actinophylla)
    7. Old World climbing fern (Lygodium microphyllum)
    8. carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides)
    9. kudzu (Pueraria lobata)

    For help interpreting the requirements for removal of these plants on your property, please call the Department of Environmental Resources and Management at 233-2400 or go to visit the website for information and a prohibited plants brochure.

  21. Q: Does the county have a tree memorial program?
    A: The Parks & Recreation Department coordinates a tree memorial program.   For more information, call 966-6684.

Animals/Pets
  1. Q:  Where do alligators live?
    A:  Alligators can live in any freshwater body in Florida including lakes, ponds, rivers, wetlands and canals.  They often hide in vegetation at the water’s edge waiting to lunge at potential prey.  The smaller the prey, such as a child or pet, the more attractive it is to the alligator because it is easier to take.  For more information and safety tips, visit the Living Among Alligators website or the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website.

  2. Q:  Where can I go bird watching?
    A:  There are several places in the county that offer good bird watching.  The county Water Utilities Department  has created two wetland areas that attract an abundant variety of wildlife including turtles, frogs, otters, alligators and birds.  More than 140 different species of birds have been spotted at Wakodahatchee WetlandsGreen Cay Wetlands also offers bird watching and interpretive exhibits in the nature center. 

    In addition, several Palm Beach County-operated natural areas provide excellent bird-watching opportunities.  The following natural areas are listed under the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Great Florida Birding Trail:  Delray Oaks, Frenchman’s Forest, Juno Dunes, Jupiter Ridge, Seacrest Scrub and Sweetbay.  Learn more by visiting the Great Florida Birding Trail website, or you can read specific natural area trail guides on the Environmental Resources Management website.

    For more information on bird watching, visit the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau website on Eco-Adventure.

  3. Q:  Can I breed my dog or cat?
    A:  If you choose to breed and/or sell dogs and cats in Palm Beach County, you must first obtain a hobby breeder permit or commercial breeder permit.  This includes all pet stores, brokers and home breeders.  Applications are available online or at Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control located at 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach.  An annual permit fee applies.  For more information, call 233-1226.

  4. Q:  Where are the dog parks? Are there any dog beaches in Palm Beach County?
    A:  You can take your dog, on a leash, to any inland county park such as Okeeheelee Park, Caloosa Park, John Prince Park, Lake Lytal Park and the South County Regional Park. There are three dog parks operated by the Parks and Recreation Department:  Lake Ida/West in Delray Beach, Canine Cove at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton and Pooch Pines at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach.  Visit the website for more information, or call 561-966-6600.  (Parks and facilities where dogs are not allowed are Gulfstream Park, Loxahatchee River Battlefield Park, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Riverbend Park, county-operated nature centers, golf courses, beaches, pools, splashparks and waterparks.)  

    There are no dog beaches in Palm Beach County-operated parks at this time.  Dogs are permitted at Jupiter Beach, however, in an unguarded area south of Carlin Park, north of the Juno Pier.  From I-95, take the Indiantown Road exit and head east toward Jupiter, then make a right (south) on A1A.  Carlin Park will be on your left.  You can park along the side of the road.

  5. Q:  Can I file an anonymous complaint regarding my neighbor’s dog running loose and acting aggressively?
    A:  Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control does not take anonymous complaints for dogs running loose. If the officer has questions, he/she must be able to contact the caller for additional information. Anonymous calls are only taken for cruelty or abused animal complaints.

  6. Q:  Where can I see wild dolphins?
    A:  For information on dolphins, call the Wild Dolphin Project at 575-5660 or the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission regional office in West Palm Beach at 625-5122.  To report an injured dolphin, call the Wildlife Alert Line at 1-888-404-3922.  Dolphins can easily be seen in the wild in the Gulf of Mexico.  There are guided boat tours from Everglades National Park daily.  For more information, call the office in Everglades City at 239-695-2591.  You may also spot them in the Intracoastal Waterway near inlets.

  7. Q:  How long does Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control hold stray/lost animals before they are adopted or euthanized?
    A:  Animal Care and Control holds all stray dogs for a minimum of five days and all stray cats for a minimum of three days to allow pet owners time to visit the shelter and look for their lost pet.  After this time, the animal is then evaluated for adoption, rescue, foster care or humane euthanasia.  There is no restriction for the amount of time healthy, adoptable animals can stay in the shelter.

  8. Q:  Is there a leash law for cats?
    A:  Unsterilized cats must be confined to the owner’s property. Unsterilized cats off the owner’s property must be restrained or confined humanely to prevent them from running at large and to protect them from injury, disease and unnecessary reproduction.  See Palm Beach County Ordinance 98-22, section 4B on the website.

  9. Q:  How can I find out if my lost pet is at Palm Beach Animal Care and Control?
    A:  Visit the shelter during business hours or look on the website www.pbcgov.com/SNAP for a picture of your lost pet. Be sure to complete a lost report online as well. It is important that you check every few days at all animal shelters for your lost pet! Only you know what your pet looks like. The shelter is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shelter is located at 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach approximately five miles west of I-95, just west of the turnpike. If you are reclaiming your pet from Animal Care and Control, there may be fees involved.  Proof of ownership is required; please bring a clear and current photo of your pet or the animal’s rabies certificate.

    Other area animal shelters to check for lost/found pets:
  1. Q:  How can I help the manatees?
    A:  Visit the Environmental Resources Management website for information and aerial surveys of manatees in Palm Beach County.  You can also call the Save the Manatee Club at 800-432-5646. To report violations, manatee injuries or deaths, call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at 1-888-404-FWCC (1-888-404-3922).

  2. Q:  How can I report a lot of mosquitoes on my property?
    A:  If you have a mosquito problem on your property, visit the Environmental Resources Management website to file a mosquito activity report or call Mosquito Control at 967-6480.

  3. Q:  Are pit bulls allowed in Palm Beach County?
    A:  Yes, pit bulls are allowed in Palm Beach County as the county does not discriminate against particular dog breeds.  If you are a renter, you will need to check with the property management in regards to breed restrictions or size restrictions for pets.

  4. Q:  Does rabies exist in Palm Beach County?
    A:  Yes. Rabies can be found anywhere there are animals that can carry this disease.  The most common carriers of this deadly disease are raccoons, bats, otters and foxes.  It is very important to keep your pets up to date on their rabies vaccinations to prevent transmission of rabies.  For more information, read Animal Care and Control’s rabies brochure.

  5. Q:  Can I get my dog/cat vaccinated for rabies at Pam Beach County Animal Care and Control?
    A: Rabies vaccinations are available at the shelter location seven days a week:  Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The cost is $15 for the vaccination plus the cost of the county license tag ($15 for sterilized animals, $75 for non-sterilized animals).  Your pet must be 4 months of age or older to receive a rabies vaccination.  The shelter is located at 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach.  Call 233-1200 for more information.

  6. Q:  How can I receive a discount on the rabies license tag or other service?
    APalm Beach County Animal Care and Control offers a 25 percent senior citizen (age 70 or older) discount for tags. Resident citizens 55 years and older receive a reduced fee on pet adoptions: $10 for cats and $20 for dogs.

  7. Q:  How can I get my pet spayed or neutered?
    A: Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control provides two low-cost spay/neuter programs for Palm Beach County residents.  (Proof of residency is required.)  These programs are supported by donations from the public.

    • Spay Shuttle: Operates Monday through Friday at the main shelter location.  The cost is $40 for cats and $100 for dogs and includes the spay or neuter surgery, rabies vaccination, county license tag and a microchip.  For county residents on public assistance, the service is free.  Call 233-1261 for an appointment.  Visit the website for more information on the Spay Shuttle Spay/Neuter Program.

    • Pahokee Spay/Neuter Clinic:  The clinic is open to West County residents living in the Pahokee, Belle Glade, South Bay and Canal Point areas.  The spay/neuter surgery is free and the required rabies vaccine, license tag and microchip cost $25.  Call 233-1261 for an appointment.

    Please visit the Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control website for a listing of other organizations that provide low-cost spay/neuter services.

  8. Q:  Will Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control send an officer to pick up a stray cat or dog or nuisance wildlife from my property?
    A:  Animal Care and Control will pick up a stray if the animal is confined in a carrier, a humane trap or a secure enclosure of some type.  Animal Care and Control does not provide a service for nuisance or deceased wildlife. Animal Care and Control officers only handle situations with injured or sick wild animals, when rabies is involved or when nuisance wildlife becomes aggressive or threatening to humans or domestic animals.

  9. Q:  Can I tie or chain my dog in the yard?
    A:  It is unlawful to chain or tether an animal outdoors at any time, day or night unless the dog is under direct supervision. Check the Animal Care and Control website for information on the Anti-Tethering Law.

  10. Q: Where can I go for a turtle walk?
    A: There are three places in Palm Beach County that offer guided night turtle walks:

    For more information about sea turtle protection, visit the Environmental Resources Management’s Web page on sea turtle facts or call 233-2400.  For information about fresh water and land turtles, visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission website or call 625-5122.

  11. Q:  Does Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control offer any other vaccinations or services for my dog/cat?
    A:  Yes, Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control offers low-cost vaccination packages to the public for a cost of $30.  The vaccine package includes DA2PP for dogs or RCP for cats and Strongid for deworming.  The shelter also offers microchipping:  $10 for sterilized animals or $20 for non-sterilized animals.  Appointments are not necessary; all services are done on a walk-in basis.

  12. Q:  How do I go about choosing a veterinarian?
    A:  Licensed veterinarians are listed in the yellow and white pages of the phone book. Ask friends and family about the veterinarian they use for their pets.

Certificates/Reports
  1. Q:  I was involved in an accident last week. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue transported me to the hospital.  How do I get a copy of the report?
    A: It is best to make your request in writing.  Make sure to include a copy of the police report or the patient’s full name, address, date of the incident and approximate time of day. Mail your request to: Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Attention: Records, 405 Pike Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33411. Or, you can send a Fax to 616-7085.  For additional information, please call 616-7025.

  2. Q: How do I get a birth or death certificate?
    A: Call the Health Department’s Office of Vital Statistics at 837-5847, or visit the website.   The office is located at 800 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL, 33401.

  3. Q: How do I obtain an autopsy report?
    A: All medical examiner autopsy reports are automatically sent to the State Attorney’s Office and the investigating law enforcement agency upon completion.  Medical examiner case files are public record. Anyone may obtain a copy.  Copies of autopsy reports are provided free to immediate next of kin (spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, grandchildren).  You may request an autopsy report in writing or by calling 688-4575.  The written request must include the name and date of death of the decedent.  When requesting by mail, please include a self-addressed business envelope with postage for two ounces due to the number of pages.  Send your written request and your stamped, self-addressed envelope to:  Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s Office, Attn: Records Custodian, 3126 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406.  Requests for records other than the autopsy report are charged at the authorized duplication cost of 15 cents per single-sided page.  If the public record request requires extensive computer or clerical resources, a special service charge will be imposed in addition to duplication costs. Exact postage cost will also be included.  Some case files may become exempt from public record release while under active criminal intelligence or active criminal investigation. Once this designation has been lifted, the record(s) will be available.  For more information, call 688-4575.

  4. Q: How do I report illegal dumping? (i.e. tires, refrigerators, oil, batteries, vehicles, trash)
    A: Call the Health Department Division of Environmental Health & Engineering  at 837-5900, your municipal or county Code Enforcement Division at 233-5500, your local police department or the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office at 688-3000, or the Solid Waste Authority Customer Service at 697-2700.

 

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