Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can you give me information on starting a business?
Starting a business is an exciting venture; however, you want to make certain you contact the right agency’s and you are getting the correct information. The best source for tax and license information is www.myflorida.com and www.polksbdc.org. The Auburndale Building Department, located in City Hall, is where you will get information on local Occupational License
2. Who do I call to rent a building or the park for an event?
Auburndale has some of the most beautiful green space that is ideal for weddings and events, as well as building facilities to accommodate most any size event. Call the Auburndale Parks & Recreation Department at 863-967-5545 to assists you with your planning.
3. What kind of activities/events are going on in Auburndale?
Auburndale offers a wide variety of events ranging from business showcases to craft shows to sporting events. The Calendar section of this website is always up to date with the latest information available.
4. Do you have a newcomer’s guide?
The Auburndale Chamber prints a business directory that lists all of our referred businesses of the area, area information as well as history. It is a free publication that may be obtained by stopping by our office. You may also call us for a direct mailed copy.
5. Can I get a list of all the Chamber members?
We do not sell or distribute a list for non-members. Labels are available to our members for a fee. All of our members are listed on this site under the Member Directory.
6. What are the area’s newspapers?
Auburndale is serviced by two newspapers, The Ledger and The News Chief.
7. Where is Auburndale?
Auburndale is located in Polk County. Auburndale is located approximately 49 miles from downtown Tampa and approximately 46 miles from downtown Orlando. Auburndale is located directly off of Interstate 4, making it one of this area’s most convenient locations to live, work and play!
8. I am here for a short stay, are there any rental homes available?
Be sure to go to our Member Directory and contact our Real Estate companies. All may assists you with your rental needs or direct you to the best possible source.
9. Can you give me information about non-profits or community help organizations?
Under the Chamber Member Directory is a list of our non-profits and community help organizations. The Auburndale Chamber Pastor’s Committee also created a publication that lists several organizations that assists residents with other needs. For a copy of said publication, contact the Auburndale Chamber.
10. Do you have a list of available properties or business locations?
Under the section of NEW BUSINESSES, you will find a listing of available buildings and land.