Tax Collector’s Office completes demolition of PGA Service Center

The old DMV building located on PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens has been officially demolished.

“With the demolition of the old building, I am excited to begin construction on our new state-of-the-art service center,” said Anne Gannon of Constitutional Tax Collector. “As North County grows, we must also grow to meet the needs of the community.”

A new service center is expected to open in 2023.

The Tax Collector’s Office inherited the building in 2010, which was previously operated by the state Driver’s License Division.

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To meet the demands of a growing population here in Palm Beach County, the new facility will offer 74% more gas stations, ample parking, expanded test drive capabilities, and a bright and spacious interior designed on the principles LEED green building program, according to the press release. .

“When I was elected in 2006, our county had 700,000 inhabitants. We have now grown to over 1.6 million people,” Gannon said. She went on to say, “This new service center will give us the ability to serve our customers more effectively now and in the future. We are very fortunate to be working with the City of Palm Beach Gardens to bring this facility to residents of their city and surrounding communities.

Officials say when construction is complete, the North County Government Center Tax Collector’s Service Center will close.

This will be the third facility built by the agency to meet demand spurred by growth in Palm Beach County.

Esther L. Steinbach