Land Development

John M. Bohde

Director

Phone NumberPhone: (863) 534-6792
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Email JohnBohde@polk-county.net

Street Address:

330 W. Church St.
Bartow, FL 33830



Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9005
Drawer GM03
Bartow, FL 33831-9005

Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  •  Location Map
  •  Reading Room
  •  Events
  • Boards and Committees
  • Land Development Code
  • County Map Viewer
  • Development of Regional Impact
  • ePlan
  • Fee Schedule
  • Floodplain Management
  • Land Use Maps
  • Land Use Cases
  • Planner On-call
  • Tools
  • Web Extender
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Long Range Planning

The Land Development Division works with county engineers, surveyors and planners to ensure land is developed in accordance with the Polk County Land Development Code, Comprehensive Plan and Utility Code. This division processes all development applications for the Development Review Committee, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and Board of County Commissioners’ review.

The division also provides guidance and information regarding flood hazard areas and flood protection, as well as provides reviews and/or status updates on current and future projects.

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners

330 W. Church St.
PO Box 9005
Bartow, FL 33831-9005
(863) 534-6000

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