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This information is concerning abandonment/vacation procedures in Palm Beach County. Please note that a $1600.00 fee has been established to help cover our processing costs. A check or money order in this amount, made payable to the Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County, should accompany the petition. This office requires one (1) set of the petition containing original signatures and appropriate seals for expedient processing, along with a disk containing each exhibit in PDF format. Please allow four (4) months for finalization of the abandonment/vacation. If we may be of any service to you in this matter, please contact Jaylene Davis at
561-684-4023 for further information. You may apply also by selecting
ePermits located under "Links" to the left.
Abandonment OrdinanceApplication Petition OnlyInstructions and explanations of the Petition Application ProceduresUtility Contact Providers of AbandonmentsSample for Privilege Fee Statement and CalculationsSample Letter to be sent to Utility / Drainage InterestsSample of Affidavit verifying property owners' within 300 feet of Petition site