Indian River County in conjunction with the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the evolving situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Indian River County has declared a local state of emergency as an administrative measure to allow for additional purchasing capability as needed and to allow for certain orders going forward if deemed necessary.
Property Easements for Beach Nourishment Projects
Indian River County continues to manage and construct large scale beach nourishment projects. Upcoming nourishment projects over the next two years include Sector 3 and Sector 7 beach management areas. A portion of the sand may be placed on the beach landward of the Mean High Water Line and seaward of the dune line, which is private property. In order to proceed with the sand fill project on these sections of private property, the County will require a beach management and assessment easement
from property owners or Condo Associations of beachfront parcels in the project areas. View a map of beach projects and properties requiring easements at www.ircgov.com/easements
Osprey Acres Stormwater Park & Nature Preserve
Now open to the public daily 8am – 4pm (closed Tuesdays)
Located at 925 5th ST SW, Vero Beach FL 32962
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Vacation Rental Regulations
Indian River County adopted and initiated regulations for short term vacation rentals on June 21, 2016. The following document provides an outline of the County vacation rental regulations, a State guide to vacation rentals, the County vacation rental license application, and short term vacation rental Ordinance 2016-006.
Short Term Vacation Rental Information Packet
High Speed Rail Project
FECI introduced a proposal for a high speed rail service formally known as All Aboard Florida or Brightline, and now Virgin Trains, 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
High Speed Rail and Vero Electric/FMPA Expenses
Updated monthly, the Expenses Update lists the actual expenses for Indian River County for the High Speed Rail and Vero Electric/FMPA issues.
Virgin Trains Expenses | Vero Electric Expenses
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Boil Water Notices
BCC 04/07/20 - to consider an ordinance amending sections 201.64 (definitions; construction and interpretation) and 201.65 (prohibited discharge standards) of part III (the Indian River County industrial pretreatment regulations ordinance) of chapter 201 (County water and sewer services)
Indian River County has received the first handful of sea turtle nests this year. Of the three species that nest along our shores, leatherbacks nest first, then loggerheads, followed by green turtles. Sea turtle nesting season officially started on March 1st and continues through October 31st in Indian River County.
On October 28, 2019, maintenance of the fire hydrant system in Indian River County began and will continue until September of 2020. The work in the north part of the County is nearly complete, with Fellsmere being the first area where the work will occur. Once the work is completed in Fellsmere, the work will then move south of SR 60.
Indian River County does hereby announce that funds are available for housing rehabilitation/replacement through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The County is now soliciting applications from very low, low and moderate Income households for the rehabilitation/replacement of homes within Unincorporated Indian River County.
Notice is hereby given that, starting August 7, 2019 until June 30, 2020 or when all funds are expended, whichever comes first; the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida will be accepting applications from households in the very low, low, and moderate income categories for Purchase Assistance (down payment/closing costs), Rehabilitation Assistance of affordable housing units, or other assistance with $350,000.00 in funds from the Florida State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program FY 2019-2020, which will be made available through the Indian River County Local Housing Assistance Program
Closed Captioning Video
As of February 2019, all BCC and Planning and Zoning board meeting videos on the County website are closed captioned, including the live meeting webcasts. Past meeting videos of the Indian River County Board of County Commission and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are also closed captioned and can be found on the Indian River County YouTube channel and we're working on applying CC to all archived video on the website.
During the months of January, April, July, and October of each year, Indian River County will accept applications for amendments to its Comprehensive Plan for any person wishing to change the text of the Comprehensive Plan and/or the land use designation of his or her property, as depicted on the Comprehensive Plan's Future Land Use Map.
The County’s Public Records Custodian is Sandy Wright. For questions concerning public records requests and searches, please visit www.ircgov.com/Public-Records.htm.
Indian River County is a member of the Florida Association of Counties and the National Association of Counties, which lobby on behalf of their members. Indian River County also employs Anfield Consulting to provide State lobbying services.
Title VI Public Notice
Please be advised that the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners' services operate according to the Title VI Regulation, 49 CFR, Part 21 which states: NO PERSON OR GROUP OF PERSON SHALL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST WITH REGARD TO ANY OF ITS PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR ACTIVITIES ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.
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