Fishing Tournament, Cook-Off, Live Music, and More!
Sponsored in part by Indian River County and the Beach and Shores Committee, Lionfish Fest guests will learn about the lionfish invasion, how to prepare lion fish safely, and different ways to help protect our coastal ecosystems from the harmful impacts of lionfish. Attendees will also get a scoring card allowing them try delicious lionfish dishes prepared by competing restaurants and vote for their favorite!
For more information, visit the event website at sebastianlionfishfest.com
One-Cent Sales Tax
On the ballot this November, voters will be asked to choose whether to renew the One-Cent Sales Tax, which is set to expire on December 31, 2019. If approved, this would extend the tax for an additional 15 years. View more information about the One-Cent Sales Tax
Intergenerational Recreation Center
The Indian River County Intergenerational Recreation Center, scheduled to open in Summer 2016, is a 37,000 sq ft multi-purpose sports facility located in south Indian River County which will house the Recreation Department offices and host a multitude of sports and events. Stay tuned! Learn More
Zika fever is a mild febrile illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus similar to those that cause dengue and West Nile virus infection. There are a number of travel-related cases confirmed in Florida counties but none in Indian River County.
Protect Yourself & Your Neighbors.
For more information, Visit the Florida Department of Health Zika webpage
Indian River Lagoon Workshop: Are we making progress?
On March 29th, County Commissioner Tim Zorc hosted the 2nd "Indian River Lagoon Workshop: Are we making progress?" A look at our Lagoon 3 years ago and into the future. The workshop featured a variety of speakers and presentations focused on the health of the Indian River Lagoon.
Watch the workshop video.
Vacation Rental Regulations
Indian River County has adopted and initiated regulations for parking and commercial events at vacation rentals. The following document provides code excerpts, an outline of the County vacation rental regulations, and a State guide to vacation rentals. More Information
"All Aboard Florida" Rail Project
FECI introduced a proposal for a high speed rail service known as All Aboard Florida or Brightline, with passenger service between Miami and Orlando with additional stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. The project has been the subject of extensive local government discussion since its announcement. Project Information and Documents More Information
AAF and Vero Electric/FMPA Expenses
Updated monthly, the Expenses Update lists the actual expenses for Indian River County for the All Aboard Florida and Vero Electric/FMPA issues.
All Aboard FL Expenses | Vero Electric Expenses
BCC May 10, 2016 to Consider Amending Chapter 315 of the Code of Indian River County to Include Regulations and Prohibitions of Certain Activities Relating to Medical Marijuana
BCC - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to consider approving a special assessment project in connection with asphalt milling improvements to 51st Avenue between 65th Street and 67th Street in the Winter Beach Highlands Subdivision and 2 parcels immediately south and abutting 51st Avenue in Indian River County, Florida.
On September 22, 2015 the Board adopted an ordinance prohibiting the renting of a single-family house for a large event. More Information
Indian River County is a Fair Housing Advocate as explained in the County's Fair Housing Ordinance which outlines steps that can be taken locally to report housing discrimination. It is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property.
- Fair Housing Coordinator: William K. DeBraal, (772) 226-1424, email@example.com
- EEO Coordinator: Colleen Peterson, (772) 226-1377, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Michael Zito, (772) 226-1223, email@example.com
- Fair Housing Public Service Announcement (YouTube)