• Relocation & Residency

  • Residency Requirements

    Vehicle License Plate

    Within 30 days of moving to Florida you must obtain a Florida license plate if:

    • You are employed here.
    • Your children attend school in the state.
    • You claim a homestead exemption.
    • You register to vote in the state.
       

    The cost of a license plate is determined by the weight of your vehicle, and the plate is renewable annually during your birth month. In Plant City, you may obtain a Florida license plate at the Tax Collector's Office -1834 James L. Redman Parkway.
    For more information, call (813) 635-5200

    Driver's License

    If you are a new resident, you must obtain a Florida driver's license once you have secured employment, claimed a homestead exemption, registered to vote, or enrolled children in school. To obtain a Florida license, a driver with a valid out-of-state license must pass a written exam and vision and hearing tests. In Plant City, you may obtain a driver's license at the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles / Driver's License Division Office -1834 James L. Redman Parkway. 
    For more information, call (813) 740-7534

    Occupational License

    To open a business, you must obtain an occupational license from both the City of Plant City and Hillsborough County. Applying to the city first - City Hall, 302 West Reynolds Street - will ensure that the building to be used is properly zoned and located within the city limits. You may obtain a county occupational license at the Tax Collector's Office -1834 James L. Redman Parkway.
    For more information, call (813) 635-5200

    Voter Registration

    You must be 18 years of age and be a permanent resident of the state of Florida to register to vote. Registration must be 30 days prior to elections. 
    For more information, call (813) 272-5850

     

  • Relocating to Plant City?

    Here are some facts to assist you:

    Plant City is located 24 miles east of Tampa in Hillsborough County and just 10 miles west of Lakeland in Polk County. Ideally situated off of Interstate 4, our town offers ready access to all of Florida, including West Coast beaches and major tourist attractions. While we enjoy the serenity of small-town living, we are close enough to St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Orlando to enjoy the advantages and excitement of larger metropolitan areas.

     

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