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TRANSPORTATION LICENSES EDUCATION
REAL ESTATE MAPS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

TRANSPORTATION:

HIGHWAY

Boynton Beach has two major north-south limited access highways:

  • 1-95 with exits at Gateway, Boynton Beach Boulevard, and Woolbright Road
  • The Florida Turnpike (Toll Road) with an interchange at Boynton Beach Boulevard
AIR

Palm Beach International Airport
15 minutes north on 1-95

Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
40 minutes south on 1-95

Miami international Airport
60-70 minutes south an 1-95

Palm Beach County Airport at Lantana
3 miles north of Boynton Beach. General aviation airport open to noncommercial. non-jet aircraft, charter service, rentals, flying school, repair facilities & fueling for small engine aircraft.

Boca Raton Airport
15 minutes south of Boynton Beach General aviation and executive jet facility.

RAIL SERVICE

Amtrak from Delray Beach to the south, and West Palm Beach to the north. For reservations or information call 800-872-7245

Tri-County Commuter Rail links West Palm Beach through Miami (67 miles) A Tri-Rail station is located in Boynton Beach at Gateway

 


LICENSES, TAXES & UTILITIES

DECLARATION OF DOMICILE

A Declaration of Domicile may be declared at the South County Courthouse, 200 West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach. For more information, call the Clerk of the Circuit Court at 561-355-2996.

DRIVER'S LICENSE

A Florida driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of starting a job, declaring residency or enrolling a child in school. The cost is $20. Apply at 14570 S. Military Trail, C-3, Delray Beach, 561-681-6333. Appointments may be made by phone. Applicants must surrender their out-of-state license and show one other form of identification, such as birth certificate.

VEHICLE REGISTRATION, LICENSE & EMISSIONS

Register vehicles at the Vehicle Registration Office at 501 South Congress Avenue, Delray Beach. Proof of insurance, title or registration, and vehicle identification number are required. License plates must be secured within 30 days of establishing permanent residency in Florida. An emission inspection is also required. Call 561-930-7922 for info.

UTILITIES & SERVICES
  • Electricity: Florida Power & Light - 561-697-8000
  • Telephone: Bell South - 561-780-2355
  • Water & Sewer - 561-375-6300
  • Garbage - 561-375-6200
  • Gas: Florida Public Utilities - 561-278-2636
BOAT REGISTRATION

All sized boats must be registered. Valid out-of-state registrations are good for 90 days. Call 561-930-7922.

MARRIAGE LICENSE

To obtain a marriage license, both individuals must present photo identification such as driver's license or passport. Take these to the South County Courthouse, 200 West Atlantic Avenue, Room 103, Delray Beach. For more information, call 561-930-2230.

OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE

Occupational Licenses are required for both city and county. Costs vary according to occupation. Call the South County Administrative Complex, 561-355-2272 and City Hall, 561-375-6360, for more information.

TAXES & SOCIAL SECURITY

Florida has no income or inheritance tax. State sales tax is 7%; food and prescription drugs are exempt from taxation. For information on Florida's Homestead Exemption and other property tax laws, call the Property Appraiser's office, South County Administrative Complex, 502 S. Congress Avenue, 561-355-2866. The Social Security office is located at 310 S.E. First Street, Defray Beach. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 800-772-1213.

VOTER REGISTRATION

To register, the applicant must be a United States citizen and be 18 years of age before election day. Registration is available up to 30 days prior to an election, and beginning ten days after an election. Boynton Beach uses a single registration system for city, county, and national elections. Registration is available at City Hall or at the Library.

 


EDUCATION:

SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Contact the Palm Beach County School Board Public Information Office, 561-434-8000, to determine school placement. Students enrolling in Palm Beach County Schools for the first time will need: two documents showing proof of residence, a certificate of immunization (HRS form 680); proof of a medical exam during the last 12 months; a copy of a transferring students report card; the student's Social Security number. Kindergarten and first grade students must verify age by showing a birth certificate.

Boynton Elementary Schools:

Boynton Headstart Program
909 N.E. Third Street
Boynton Beach
561-375-6055 The Headstart program is federally funded through Palm Beach County and provides daycare for 3- to 5-year-olds. Boynton Headstart also provides free immunizations on the first Wednesday of every month on a walk-in basis, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Boynton Elementary Schools:

Citrus Cove Elementary
8400 Lawrence Road
Boynton Beach
561-369-7031

Crosspointe Elementary School
3015 S Congress Ave
Boynton Beach, FL 33426-9012
(561) 292-4100

Crystal Lakes Elementary
6050 Gateway Blvd.
Boynton Beach
561-364-7900

Forest Park Elementary
1201 S.W. Third Street
Boynton Beach
561-369-7056

Galaxy Elementary
461 W Boynton Beach Blvd.
Boynton Beach
561-369-7090

Hagen Road Elementary
10439 Hagen Ranch Road
Boynton Beach
561-369-7052

Poinciana Elementary
1203 N. Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach
561-369-7094

Rolling Green Elementary
550 Miner Road
Boynton Beach
561-533-6390

Boynton Middle Schools:

Christa McAuliffe Middle School
6500 LeChalet Blvd.
Boynton Beach
561-369-7060

Congress Community Middle School
101 South Congress Avenue
Boynton Beach
561-369-7072

Boynton High Schools:

Atlantic Community High School
2455 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach
561-243-1500

Boynton Beach Community High School
4975 Park Ridge Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33426-8336
(561) 752-1200

Boynton Private Schools:

St. Joseph's Episcopal School
3300 South Seacrest Blvd.
Boynton Beach
561-732-2045

St. Mark's Catholic School
730 N.E. Sixth Avenue
Boynton Beach
561-732-9934

Area Colleges and Universities:

Barry University
7840 West Glades Road, Suite 240
Boca Raton
561-426-0100

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road (main campus)
Boca Raton
561-367-3000

Palm Beach Atlantic College
901 South Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach
561-650-7700

Lynn University
3601 North Military Trail
Boca Raton
561-994-0770

New York Institute of Technology
3601 North Military Trail
Boca Raton
561-994-2679

Palm Beach Community College Main Campus
4200 South Congress Avenue
Lake Worth
561-439-8004

Northwood University
2600 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach
561-478-5500

 


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