Parkland is also in Broward County, Florida, where zoning laws are designed to protect the "park-like" character of the city. Originally, there were no stores or traffic lights in Parkland, though this changed in the early 2000s. As of 2010 the population of Parkland was 23,962. It is part of the South Florida Metropolitan Area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.
About The City of Parkland - Parkland Library
The state of the art Parkland Library is located at the Municipal Complex at 6620 University Drive. Parkland residents are encouraged to contact (954) 757-4200 to obtain library cards and Parkland Homeowners Stickers ($5 each), and to register for its programs and events. Check the City’s website for programs and events. The hours of operation are 10:00 am to 7:30 pm, Monday-Thursday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday and Saturday.
Parkland Parks and Recreation
Parkland Parks and Recreation offices are located within Pine Trails Park at 10561 Trails End. Summer camp, winter break, year-round, and senior programs information and applications are available by calling (954) 757-2129, calling (954) 757-4142, or by visiting the Parks and Recreation website. Pavilion registrations are available to Parkland residents only, and availability inquiries and reservations must be made by contacting the Parks and Recreation Administrative Assistant at (954) 757-4105. Field facilities reservations must be made by contacting the Parks and Recreation Director at (954) 757-4126. For information on concerts, shows, farmers’ market, and other City related events, contact the Special Events Coordinator at (954) 757-4120 or by visiting the Parks and Recreation website. Certain residents’ celebrations and certain events of 501c3 and other nonprofit organizations may require Special Events Permits. Special events permit inquiries and applications must be directed to the Department of Parks and Recreation.