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City Departments

Growth Management

The Growth Management Department provides long-range strategies enhancing development, revitalization and preservation of its character, neighborhoods, and natural environment. Through a team effort, the Department ensures the completion of projects that promote and stimulate quality development to strengthen the City economically, aesthetically, and socially. We serve with the belief strong partnerships and enriched communication with residents, businesses, and organizations enhances the ever-evolving community in which we live, work, and play.

Neighborhoods

Housing and Homelessness

The DRAFT Winter Haven Housing White Paper identifies areas in need of improvement and provides recommendations to fill the gaps to reduce homelessness in the Winter Haven area over the next 3 – 5 years.

Winter Haven Housing White Paper 

Quiet Zone Information

Train travel and horn noise in certain neighborhoods around railroad intersections has been studied.  Click the link to review this report.

Quiet Zone Assessment Report

Growth Management Divisions:

Locations
City Hall
451 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Planning Division
451 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Building Division
490 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Fax: (863) 298-7856
Engineering Division
490 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Fax: (863) 291-5211
Winter Haven Regional Airport
2073 U.S. Highway 92 WestWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Fax: (863) 298-4553

Staff

Eric C. Labbe, AICP
Growth Management Director
Amin Hanhan
City Engineer
Brian Wells
Building Official
Alex Vacha
Airport General Manager
Kim Tangree
Planning Assistant