John M. Bohde


 Phone: 863-534-6792

 Toll Free: 800-780-5346

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.

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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.

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