Move to Parkland

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Welcome to the City of Parkland. Parkland is a diverse community of 32,000 residents, nestled in a tranquil, wooded environment in Northwest Broward County, Florida.

The below information will be helpful to you as you begin to get settled in your new home. If you have additional questions, we are just a phone call away. To contact the City of Parkland, call (954) 753-5040.

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Utilities: Water/Sewer/Electric

The City of Parkland’s Utilities Department provides its residents with a variety of services, including water and sewage, drainage, canal maintenance, and electric.

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

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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 in weight.

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, occurring annually, and varying depending on your area in Parkland. 

Click here to view your bulk trash pick-up schedule, as well as the list of acceptable items.

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Public Safety 

The City of Parkland partners with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to create the Parkland BSO 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 the Captain, Chris Mulligan, or Lieutenant Frank Heitman, with any questions or concerns.

The City of Parkland contracts with the City of Coral Springs Fire Department for Fire Rescue and Emergency Medical Services. 

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


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Important Phone Numbers


  • Parkland City Hall:  (954) 753-5040
  • BSO-Parkland District:  911 (emergency),  (954) 764-4357 (non-emgergency)
  • Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department:  911 (emergency),  (954) 344-1800 (non-emergency) 
  • Waste Management:  (954) 974-7500
  • Public Works Department:  (954) 757-4119
  • The Parkland Library:  (954) 757-4200
  • Parks and Recreation Department:  (954) 757-4105

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Schools

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

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.

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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).

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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 is open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Click here to learn more about the Parkland Library.

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Stay Connected

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

CodeRed: Emergency Alert System

This high-speed telephone emergency notification system gives city officials the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Click here to sign up for CodeRed. 

Social Media 

Follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for all things Parkland.

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.

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