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Welcome to Winter Haven, where every day is the perfect day to enjoy the warm sunshine on your face and the refreshing waters of its many lakes.  This close-knit community has a diverse population with a variety of historic neighborhoods to choose from. Everything you need is inside the City limits from shopping and recreation to good jobs and education.  By choosing to live, work, learn and play in Winter Haven, you have made the wise choice to be part of the Winter Haven lifestyle. We're glad you're here!


2014 Citizen Efficiency Report Final

The 2014 Citizen Efficiency Committee Final Report was presented to City Commissioners Monday, August 25. While the report shows there is room for improvements, over all, the report shows the City of Winter Haven is moving forward in the areas of improving efficiency, transparency and developing alternative revenue streams. Take a look at the report here:2014 Final Report - Citizen Efficiency Committee.pdf


Utilities Services Public Notices

As of Sunday, 08/31/2014 at 7:00am, the following public notices have been rescinded: PN #027.

For all other public notices that are still in effect, please call the Utilities Department at (863) 291-5853.


City Reports & Budget

To view the FY14 Operating Budget, click HERE.

To view the FY14 GFOA Budget, click HERE.

To view the FY15 Preliminary Budget, click HERE.

Revised 8/21/14

View Budget and Financial Reports, Customer Service Survey Results, Visioning, and other City documents. Read more


One City - One Vision


As the City transitions to new management, opportunities for public input are being offered. Results from the recent public comment gathering and a public survey are final. Read more at these links:

One City - One Vision Report

Online Survey Results

Also available, is the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce Community Calendar







City Hall:  451 Third St. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881    tel: (863) 291-5600    fax: (863) 291-5623


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