This page has answers to commonly asked questions for The City of Delray Beach.
Are water restrictions still in effect?
Yes, Mandatory Conservation restrictions are in effect until further notice. See South Florida Water Management District for details. Year round landscape irrigation limits are part of the area water conservation program.
Where do I find contact information?
On the Staff Contact Page.
Who do I contact to have a street sign installed?
Please send a written request to the City Engineer at the following address:
City of Delray Beach
434 S. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Who do I call to report a street light problem?
To report street light outages to FPL, please call 1-800-375-2434. Please note that it is most helpful to have the pole number when reporting these lights.
Who do I call to report a traffic light problem?
All traffic Signals are owned and operated by Palm Beach County Traffic Operations. Please contact Palm Beach County Traffic Operations at (561) 233-3950.
Who do I call to report a drainage problem?
Please contact Jeff Needle in Public Works at (561) 243-7298
Who do I call to report a pot-hole?
Contact the Streets/Traffic division at (561) 243-7338
Who do I call to report a sidewalk in need of repair?
Please contact the Streets/Traffic Division of Public Works at (561) 243-7338
Who do I call to request information on Street Closures for Special Events?
For road closure permits only contact streets and traffic at (561) 243-7338.
For information on road closures visit the road closures page.
Where do I find info on the Trolley?
You'll find trolley info on the Trolley page.
Where do I find Info on parking?
You'll find info on parking on the Parking page.
What is Parkmobile?
Parkmobile is a pay-by-phone/app service that provides customers the convenience of paying for parking using their cell phone. For more information on Parkmobile, click here to visit their website.
Where do I pay a Parking citation?
Mail: Check or money order payable to:
City of Delray Beach
PO Box 6787
Delray Beach, FL 33482
DropBox: Check or money order
95 NE 1st Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
• Include the citation number on the check or money order.
• Pay within 14 days of receiving a citation to prevent additional fees.
• Payments are not accepted in person.
• Do not mail in cash. Only checks or money orders are accepted.
How do I purchase a beach parking permit?
An annual beach parking permit can be purchased at City Hall, 100 NW 1st Ave. Delray Beach. The annual permit fee is $96.30.
Senior citizens 65 and older, an annual parking permit can be purchased at City Hall. The annual permit fee for seniors is $101.65.
The beach parking permits are valid for one year starting on October 1. The permit is not valid in the Gleason Street parking lot.
Is it true I can only park on Atlantic Avenue for 3 hours?
Yes, the City aims to allow all visitors and residents the opportunity to enjoy Downtown Delray Beach's unique mix of small businesses, restaurants, and shops by enforcing time limits to turn over parking spots. For customers who wish to park for more than 3 hours, there are a variety of parking options including the public parking garages, beachside public parking lots and the free public parking lots. Click the link for a list of parking locations in Downtown Delray Beach.
I'm Developing a property do I need to dedicate Right Of Way to the city?
Contact the City Engineer at (561) 243-6220 for more information.
What's the fee for unlawful parking (standard) violation?
The fee is a $35 fine.
Can a person receive more than one ticket per day?
Yes, they can receive multiple tickets. However, they cannot receive duplicate citations (same date+ same space + same violation).
What is the late payment fee information
An additional twenty-five dollars ($25.00) civil penalty shall be imposed unless the amount designated on the complaint and parking ticket is paid within fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the complaint and parking ticket was affixed to that motor vehicle.
What is the consequence for non-payment and how long after non-payment will this happen?
Any fees which remain unpaid for 90 days shall be referred to a registered collection agency, which will pursue the collection of said fines in an amount not to exceed 40% of the amount owed due to the City of Delray Beach, FL Ordinance Sec. 71.999.
What are the payment options for a traffic violation?
1. Online with a credit or debit card to http://mydelraybeach.com/parkingcitations
2. (preferred) By Mail, please make check or money order out to the City of Delray Beach and Mail to PO Box 6787, Delray Beach, FL 33482 3. Leave check or money order in the drop box located at 95 NE 1st Delray Beach, FL 33444
To ensure proper credit, include citation number on check or money order. DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE MAIL. PAYMENTS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON. For more information, please visit: http://mydelraybeach.com/parkingcitations or call 561-265-2100
Contest Citation: You may appeal this citation online at http://mydelraybeach.com/parkingcitations within 14 days of issuance.