Planning and Development

Tom Deardorff

Director

Phone NumberPhone: (863) 534-6467
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Email TomDeardorff@polk-county.net

Street Address:

330 W. Church St.
Bartow, FL 33830



Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9005
Drawer GM01
Bartow, FL 33831-9005

Office Hours of Operation:

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

  •  Location Map
  •  Reading Room
  •  Events
  • Planner on Call
  • Building
  • Land Development
  • Long Range Planning

The Polk County Office of Planning and Development makes sure growth and development doesn't get out of control. Through the different departments, this division of the county maintains orderly development by maintaining, enforcing and updating the land development regulations and construction codes.

The regulations and codes can be viewed on Polk's comprehensive plan.


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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