The City of Port St. Lucie is proud to be a hometown where people live, learn, work and play, and celebrate all of life’s opportunities. With over 195,000 residents, Port St. Lucie is Florida’s eighth largest city by population (South Florida’s 3rd largest city). The City occupies an area of 120 square miles in St. Lucie County on Florida’s east coast, about 50 miles north of West Palm Beach, half way between Miami and Orlando. The City provides most traditional municipal services.
Today, we are celebrating 55-years of exceptional growth!
55-years to the day, the City of Port St. Lucie’s Building Department issued its first permit to contractor Pat Ward on January 23, 1965. The first permit is framed to forever preserve a little piece of the City’s history.