Palm Beach Gardens Coronavirus Closures that You Need to Know About
Palm Beach Gardens announced additional closures and changes to its business operations Wednesday in response to the new coronavirus.
One day after closing City Hall and the Building Department to members of the public unless they have an appointment, the city went a step further and closed both lobbies entirely.
All appointments or meetings will be conducted via teleconference, the city said on its website.
Palm Beach Gardens also closed all city playgrounds, athletic court facilities for pickleball, tennis, and basketball, and Lilac Dog Park until further notice.
Signage will be placed at the entrances, and the gates will be locked, the city said.
All closures and business operations changes take effect at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
These measures follow those announced Tuesday, which include:
- The Planner on-call schedule has been modified to mornings only from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Planning and Zoning permit review, plans, and packet drop off will be via appointment only. All external meetings will be conducted via teleconference or conference calls.
- Meetings with the Engineering Department will be on an appointment basis only and will be limited to phone or video conferencing.
- Police Department Records will be open to the public during regular hours, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A drop box to receive permit applications is located near the new Building Department entrance, and customer service will be conducted via telephone only. Appointments can be made for urgent matters, if necessary.
The city also has closed the Burns Road Community Center, Palm Beach Gardens Aquatic Center, Riverside Youth Enrichment Center and Palm Beach Gardens Tennis and Pickleball Center until further notice.