Criteria for changing an address within Unincorporated Palm Beach
An address may be changed by one of two ways:
- Vanity Address Change: The address is within county
standard, but the property owner wants to change it for personal/business
benefit. There is a $1,072 fee that is
applicable for vanity address changes.
- Emergency Response Issue: The address does not meet county
standard or the address duplicates other address within the county and there is
potential for a delay in response time from Emergency Services.
To request an address change, a letter with a brief
explanation of why the address is to be changed, along with contact information
(property owners name, current address and phone number) and the 17 digit
Property Control Number found on your tax bill will need to be sent to the
The letter can be sent via email to Smacdona@pbcgov.org or by conventional
mail. If it is a vanity address change, the fee must be received along with the
After the change has been processed, the new address is
immediately deemed official. Many government agencies will be notified including
Police, Fire, Post Office, Property Appraiser, etc… An Address Verification
letter will be provided to prove your new address and given to anybody that
requires the proof of your address change. The county is not responsible for any
personal or business contacts not listed in the notification list that will also
be provided to you.