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Polk County is here for you. If you’re looking to report a missed garbage collection, we can help. Water bill questions? We have the answers. Need to apply for a building permit or schedule a virtual inspection? Want to learn about military benefits or attend a parenting class? You’re at the right place and we’re happy to help you with Polk County services.

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Looking to get a building permit or a schedule a virtual inspection? This is the place.


We can help you stop/start water service, report a sewage backup, water line break or figure out your lawn watering schedule.

Code enforcement

Whether you want to report broken down vehicles, rodent infestations, littering or illegal dumping, or high weeds on vacant lands, Code Enforcement can help. We can also help you understand code violations.

Waste and Recycling

Report missed garbage collections, find out your garbage collection days and learn about Polk County’s recycling program.

Veteran Services

If you served our country, we’d like to be of service to you. We can help you obtain the benefits you are entitled to, free.

Indigent Health Care

Polk County's Indigent Health Care (IHC) program assures delivery of quality health care to the indigent and medically underserved residents of the county.

Payment Center

Polk County offers residents multiple ways to pay their utility/water bills, ambulance bills and links to other options for ease and convenience.

Healthy Families

A healthy community starts at home. That’s why Healthy Families promotes positive parenting and works to reduce negative childhood outcomes.

Mosquito Control

Polk County’s Mosquito Control unit is constantly at work to combat the pesky insects and improve public health by following mosquito spraying schedules.

UF/IFAS Extension

The UF/IFAS Extension Polk County is publicly-supported to provide research-based educational and leadership programs in many areas.

Housing and Neighborhood Development

Housing and Neighborhood Development (HND) works to improve Polk County's communities and help its most fragile residents.

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