Citation Increased to $25 Starts Aug 1

PARKING CITATION CHANGES INCREASE IN FINES AND VIOLATORS HAVE ADDITIONAL TIME TO PAY LAKELAND, FL (July 24, 2017) – Starting August 1, 2017 those that receive a parking citation in Lakeland will pay more because the fine has been increased from $15 to $25 for all parking offenses and habitual offenders can receive up to three violations per day instead of two. Violators that park in a...
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Self-Guided Historic Walking Tours

Enjoy a beautiful walk or bike ride through Lakeland’s historic Downtown and learn the histories of 45 significant buildings. LINK TO BROCHURE
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Parking Summit & Charrette Details

Whether you plan to attend the summit or the charrettes, the information below gives you more details about each topic so you can be better prepared with thoughts, ideas and questions.  If you are unable to attend any of the events, we’d still love your input. Please share your comments with us via email at jtownsend@ldda.org. PART-TIME EMPLOYEE PARKING ISSUES: Daytime part-time employees...
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CRA Tax Increment Financing Program

Tax Increment Financing from the CRA is available to owners/developers who are making improvements totaling a minimum of 50% of the current Assessed Value of their property within the Downtown CRA.  The program provides a reimbursement of tax increment over a five year period following the reassessment of the property based on the improvement.  Application for TIF must be made prior to any...
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South Florida Ave Corridor Study

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Polk Museum of Art beginning at 6pm with an Open House and the presentation at 6:30pm.  See the flyer linked below for the details. The Plan offers suggestions and recommendations to improve mobility, safety, quality of life, and economic vitality along...
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