Move to Parkland

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Welcome to the City of Parkland (City), a diverse community of 34,000 residents nestled in a tranquil, wooded environment in northwest Broward County, Florida.

The information below will be helpful as you begin settling in your new home. If you have questions, you may call the City at 954.753.5040.

Utilities: Water/Sewer/Electric

Utilities for residents of the City of Parkland are operated by several entities, not the City itself. The links immediately below will help you locate the provider of utilities in your area:

Click here to find out more about the utilities serviced in your area of Parkland. Contact Florida Power & Light to establish electrical service.

Trash and Recycling Collection

Don’t miss garbage day. The City of Parkland uses Waste Management for the collection of garbage and recycling materials. New residents should contact Waste Management at 954.974.7500 with any questions regarding service or collection.

Garbage pick-up occurs twice weekly on designated collection days, and garbage may be placed curbside no more than 12-hours prior to the scheduled collection. All garbage must be in a covered container (not to exceed 32-gallons) or appropriately tied in a garbage bag.

Grass clippings, palm fronds, or small tree branches are collected the same day as trash. These items must be separated from regular trash and should not exceed 40 pounds.

Waste Management will provide you with a 64-gallon rollout cart to be used for all recyclable materials. Recycling pick-up occurs once per week and your recycling cart should be placed curbside on your scheduled recycling day.

Click here to learn more about the City of Parkland’s garbage and recycling collection.

Bulk Trash Pick-up

Please note, there are 12 bulk trash pick-up dates each year and they vary depending on your area. 

Click here to view your bulk trash pick-up schedule.

Public Safety

Law enforcement services are provided in Parkland by the Broward Sheriff’s Office-Parkland District, which oversees all Public Safety and Code Enforcement matters throughout the City.

Click here to learn more about BSO-Parkland District. All residents are encouraged to reach out to Parkland District Police Lieutenant, with any questions or concerns. View the Broward Sheriff’s Office-Parkland Twitter page.

Fire and paramedic services are provided to the City of Parkland by the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department. For information on these emergency services, utilize the link below: 

Click here to learn more about Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department.

View the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Twitter page.

Register to Vote

Registering to vote can be done online, via telephone, or in person. For more information on how to register to vote or update your address, access the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Voter Registration System here.

Important Phone Numbers

  • Parkland City Hall: 954.753.5040
  • BSO-Parkland District: 911 (emergency), 954.764.4357 (non-emergency)
  • Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department: 911 (emergency), 954.344.1800 (non-emergency) 
  • Waste Management: 954.974.7500
  • City of Parkland Public Works Department: 954.757.4119
  • The Parkland Library: 954.757.4200
  • City of Parkland Parks and Recreation Department: 954.757.4105
  • North Springs Improvement District: 954.752.0400


All public schools in the City of Parkland are operated by Broward County Public Schools.

Elementary Schools:

  • Heron Heights Elementary
  • Riverglades Elementary
  • Park Trails Elementary

Middle School:

  • Westglades Middle School

High school:

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Private Schools:

  • Kol Tikvah
  • Mary Help of Christians

Charter Schools:

  • Somerset Academy Parkland

Click here to learn more about public and private schools located in the City of Parkland. Also, visit the Broward County Public Schools page to learn more.

Parks & Amenities

The City of Parkland is proud to engage our residents in fun and safe community activities for all to enjoy. From fitness classes to teen movie nights and summer camps, the City of Parkland’s Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of special events throughout the year for residents of all ages.

Click here to learn more about the Parkland Recreation and Enrichment Center (P-REC).

The Parkland Library

The City of Parkland Library offers residents a variety of library services including a library catalog, access to the internet, Ebook services, library programs, and an array of different events for all ages to enjoy. The Parkland Library book browsing hours are Monday through Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Curbside pick-up is from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday. 

Click here to learn more about the Parkland Library.

Businesses in Parkland

The City of Parkland has five (5) beautiful and successful Commercial Centers. View the City of Parkland Business Directory.

City of Parkland Traffic Impact

Stay up-to-date with significant impacts to traffic within the City of Parkland (City). Entries on the traffic page are known to the City and planned, this page does not include traffic impacts that result from traffic accidents or unexpected occurrences. View the City of Parkland Traffic Impact page.

Stay Connected

We love to stay connected with all current and future Parkland residents.

Sign Up to Receive Text Alerts

If the City has out-of-the-ordinary important safety information to share, be sure to receive it direct to your phone via text message. Receive text alerts by texting “ParklandInfo” to 888-777.

Social Media

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Weekly Email Updates from the City

Make sure to sign-up for Parkland on Tap, Parkland’s weekly newsletter, to stay updated with city news and events.