Tax Collector for Polk County Offers New Location for Concealed Weapons License in Northeast Polk


RELEASE DATE: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Polk County residents in Northeast Polk seeking to obtain a Florida concealed weapon license can now do so in the Tax Collector Service Room at the Polk County Sheriff’s Northeast District Substation, located at 1100 Dunson Rd., Davenport, FL 33896 by appointment only.

The Tax Collector Service Room in the Sheriff’s Northeast District Substation will only accept payment for a Florida concealed weapon license by credit/debit card or e-check payments, using bank account and routing numbers. Cash or paper checks are not accepted at this location.

We saw the need to offer a more convenient location for the growing population in Northeast Polk County where customers could apply for a Florida concealed weapon license. We appreciate Sheriff Judd working with us to provide additional options. As the population grows in Northeast Polk, we continually work on how best to serve those customers, said Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County.

Those seeking to complete a concealed weapon license application are required to bring several items at the time of their appointment. For the full list of required items, applicants can visit:

Joe Tedder and I are collaborating to give our citizens more convenient access to apply for a Florida concealed weapon license. I am a big fan of the second amendment and I encourage those who are interested and capable of safely possessing and using a firearm to protect themselves and their families to apply for a CWL said Grady Judd, Sheriff.

To make an appointment for a Florida concealed weapon license, go to


About the Office of Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County, Florida

Joe G. Tedder is elected by the people of Polk County to serve as their Tax Collector. The Office of Tax Collector is provided in Florida Constitution to serve in the state political subdivisions known as counties. The Tax Collector’s Office for Polk County has service centers in Bartow, Lakeland, Davenport, and Lake Wales. The Tax Collector’s Office serves over 720,000 residents in Polk County, offering services such as: Driver licenses and identification cards; motor vehicle registrations, decals, license plates, titles and disabled person parking placards; real estate and tangible personal property taxes; county local business taxes; tourist development taxes; concealed weapons license applications and renewals; and other services.