Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Ready?
The unpredictability and changing forecasts of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaias serves as a reminder why Indian River County Residents should always be prepared for anything. Take a moment and visit the preparedness information listed in the link below:
- Visit the Emergency Management Division to get access to the preparedness guide, apps, tools, press releases, evacuation info, and emergency alerts.
- Right-of-Entry Form for Private Roadways and Subdivisions
The County Commissioners may, after the declaration of a disaster, authorize the collection of debris from Private Roadways and Private Subdivisions. In order to facilitate the collection of disaster generated vegetative debris, a right-of-entry form must be submitted yearly by each property owner on a private road or by an authorized officer or agent of the Home Owners' Association of a private subdivision on a private road. A new form must be submitted each year.
Submit the form or get more storm debris collection information.
2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget Schedule
- Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at 5:01 p.m. - Public Hearing on Tentative budget and proposed millage rates
- Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at 5:01 p.m.
- Final Budget Hearing to adopt budget and millage rates
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
Protecting the Lagoon with a Super Long Reach Excavator
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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
- 58th Ave between 69th St. to 77th St.
August 3, 2020 through September 18, 2020. A contractor will close the roadway of 58th Avenue between 69th Street to 77th Street beginning on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 7:00 AM. The road will re-open on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Access to property owners, as well as emergency services, will be maintained at all times. A detour route will be posted. The contractor is performing roadway reconstruction.
Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 9:05 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard to consider an application for a class "E1" certificate of public convenience and necessity by Skytop Transportation, Inc., to provide wheelchair, stretcher and ambulatory transportation services, as defined in and pursuant to chapter 304, Indian River County Code.
The Indian River County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 to consider a plan of finance for the issuance of bonds by the Escambia County Housing Finance Authority for the following purpose of financing or refinancing the costs of acquiring, upgrading, reconditioning, rehabilitating, improving and beautification of an existing multifamily rental housing facility presently containing 80 units known as Orange Blossom Village Apartments, located at 3050, 3055, 3155, 3250, 3255, 3300, 3301, 3310, 3311, and 3329 12th Court, to provide rental housing facilities for elderly persons of low, very low, middle, and moderate income.
Indian River County is developing an Application for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program. The County is seeking input from potential stakeholders and the public on the grant application. The County is in a State Designated Priority area). The County is applying for approximately $411,000.00 to mitigate the risks to the protected Community Lifelines of Hazardous Materials, Food, Water, Shelter and Health and Medical, through the development of a Wastewater Master Plan.The public is invited to provide comments on the CDBG-MIT General Planning Support Program Project. Written comments may be provided to Arjuna Weragoda and MUST be received no later than July 30, 2020.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Indian River County has prepared an updated Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for the expenditure of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds for Fiscal Years 2021, 2022, and 2023 in compliance with Federal Regulations (49 CFR Part 26.45). Indian River County proposes that 2.3% of all FTA funds that the County will expend in FTA-assisted contracts for each fiscal year will be let to qualified DBE firms. More information.
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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