Palm City is an unincorporated town located in Martin County, governed by Board of County Commissioners. Martin County is divided into 5 districts. Palm City is represented by Ed Ciampi as part of District 5. All governmental functions are carried out by the county offices.
Police protection is provided by the Eastern County Operations Division of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office has approximately 392 law enforcement personnel (sworn officers & administrative) and provides coverage for most of the county. Palm City comprises Patrol Zone 6