City of Lake Wales Florida
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Lake Wales Florida

The goal of the Lake Wales City Commission and the city administration is to encourage and facilitate quality growth and economic development without compromising the vintage charm that is so important to the residents of the community.

Planning & Development
Facilitates quality community development by implementation of land use regulations in a manner consistent with the City of Lake Wales Comprehensive Plan...

Economic Development
Committed to providing one of the most efficient economic development teams in Florida to assist you in the site selection process and the permitting and regulating stage of your project...

Longleaf Business Park
Central Florida's premier business park...

Opening a Business in Lake Wales
Explains the local business tax, certificate of use and other city requirements that must be addressed prior to opening a business...

Doing Business with the City
The Purchasing Department provides procurement services to all departments within the City of Lake Wales municipal organization, securing goods and services that meet performance and delivery requirements at the most cost effective price...

Lake Wales Main Street
Patterned after the National Trust for Historic Preservation National Main Street Program...

Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce
Promotes the economic well-being of the entire community and is a leading advocate for businesses and residents alike...

Historic Downtown Lake Wales
Developed during the Great Florida Land Boom of the 1920's, this quaint collection of specialty shops epitomizes the vintage charm of an exciting era...

Eagle Ridge Mall
Located on US Highway 27 near the northern entrance to Lake Wales, the mall contains three major department stores and approximately 880,000 square feet of additional retail space...

Notice of Bids, RFPs & RFQ's
Notice of City Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals and Request for Qualifications
Chamber Calendar
For current month activities sponsored by the business community and local civic organizations.
Florida Small Business
Florida Trend's resource guide for small businesses.
Department of Business
& Professional Regulation

Apply for or update licenses, search DBPR license records, file complaints, etc.
East Polk Committee of 100
A coalition for economic development consisting of the cities, communities, and chambers located in the eastern half of Polk County.
Small Business Development Center
A non-profit organization that serves to design and deliver a collection of programs directed towards strengthening the economic benefit of Central Florida.
Workforce 2020
A cooperative initiative of the Central Florida Development Council and Polk Works to help employers hire, train, motivate and retain quality employees.