ADMINISTRATIVE PLANNING UNIT
The Administrative Planning Unit is a multifaceted component that is essential for the efficient and effective operation of the Department. The Unit is responsible for multi-year planning, staffing and allocation alternatives and contingency planning. The Unit assists in budgeting, operational planning and research.
CODE AND PARKING ENFORCEMENT UNIT
The primary responsibility of the Code Enforcement function is to ensure the highest possible quality of life is enjoyed by all residents of the Town of Palm Beach through enforcement of Town codes and ordinances. The Parking Enforcement function regulates the use of all parking in the Town of Palm Beach by enforcement of parking ordinances and regulations in order to create an adequate turnover of the limited number of parking spaces available and to ensure compliance with residential permit parking programs. We encourage you to review the informational brochures listed below.
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The Town of Palm Beach has partnered with the Civic Association and Citizens’ Association, to ensure sufficient community education is provided regarding the prevention of mosquito breeding and the transmission of the Zika Virus. It is important that all residents review the information in this pamphlet, as the control of Zika Virus carrying mosquitoes can be greatly improved with the assistance of the entire community. To learn more please visit www.townofpalmbeach.com/zika for more information.
Ficus trees and hedges throughout South Florida have been hard hit by the Ficus Whitefly, which causes the leaves to turn yellow and drop from the plant. The pest is new to the continental US and has been found mainly infesting ficus, weeping fig, banyan trees, stragler fig, fiddle-leaf fig and banana-leaf fig; all species of ficus.
RECORDS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
The Records Information Systems Unit is responsible for collecting, disseminating, maintaining and controlling Departmental records through the use of the automated electronic and hard file record keeping systems.
The Communications Unit is responsible for a variety of functions in and outside of the Police Department. These functions include radio communications, telephone communications, teletype and automated data communications. This unit provides dispatch services for police, fire and emergency medical services.
BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
The Business and Community Relations Unit is responsible for the personnel administration function of the Department, in conjunction with the Town’s Human Resources Department. The Business and Community Relations Unit is also responsible for the maintenance of the Department’s training and travel records. The Manager serves as the Department's spokesperson and is responsible for promoting better understanding and cooperation between the Police Department and the general public through citizen awareness and education. The Manager creates news releases and police blotters and disseminates this information through the media. This Unit is also responsible for the operation and administration of Palm Beach Crime Watch, Inc.