Lynn Haven closing facility lobbies on March 24 until further notice

Lynn Haven leaders say they will close facility lobbies Tuesday, March 24. (WJHG/WECP)

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Lynn Haven leaders announced Sunday its facility lobbies would be closed to the public until further notice starting Tuesday, March 24 to fight the spread of COVID-19.

They say services provided will continue and the City staff will be made available by phone and online, but in person by appointment only.

Lobbies closing are:
City Hall/Customer Service Center/Utility Billing Building/Permitting (265-2121 extensions 134, 122 or 118) to schedule an inspection by email buildingdepartment@cityoflynnhaven.com or you may call the numbers above.

Code Enforcement- For questions please email codeenforcement@cityoflynnhaven.com

Fire Department - 911 for emergencies, non-emergencies (850-265-7335)

Police Department – 911 for emergencies, non-emergencies (850-265-4111)

Public Works – (850-265-5989)

Public Utilities – (850-265-0087)

Customers are encouraged to submit utility payments via one of the following:

U.S. Postal Service, 817 Ohio Avenue, Lynn Haven, FL 32444

Dropbox (Located outside of the Customer Service Center)

Online via the City’s Website through a third-party vendor

To pay credit card please call a Customer Service Representative at (850-265-2121)

The City’s Drive-thru located on the northside of the Customer Service Center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The city says utility bills will continue as normal.

They say there will be no shutoffs for March and April, however, bills will still be due.

They encourage residents to make their payments if they can in order not to fall behind.

The city is waiving late fees for the months of March and April.and will determine extending the waiver in the future.

The city will work with residents on a payment plan if necessary.

As for commission meetings, they say the March 24 meeting will be held face-to-face at 9 a.m.

Public Commission workshops have been canceled and will be rescheduled.

They say special city Commission meetings may be necessary and agendas will be posted within 24 hours of the meeting.

They also say future public meetings may be done by teleconference.

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