Hurricane Season Is Here. Are You Ready?
- 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.
Beach Nourishment Projects Easements
Indian River County will be constructing three (3) beach nourishment projects over the next two years within the Sector 3, Sector 5 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
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
"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
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Boil Water Notices
BCC 06/18/19 to consider an ordinance extending the temporary moratorium prohibiting land application of biosolids for an additional 180 days.
BCC 06/18/19 to consider an ordinance defining tethering devices and amending Animal Control chapter 302.
BCC 06/18/19 to consider an ordinance prohibiting the retail sale of dogs and cats.
Utility Services Hurricane Preparedness Drills
On Thursday, June 6, 2019, between 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM, the Indian River County Department of Utility Services (IRCDUS) will be conducting Hurricane Preparedness drills for the Indian River County's water and wastewater treatment facilities, and field operations related to lift stations. These annual drills are typically conducted prior to hurricane season to ensure that emergency equipment and personnel are ready in the event of adverse weather conditions. During this test, authorized personnel from IRCDUS will be running and monitoring stand-by generators at plant and field locations. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions regarding this testing, please call 772-226-3400 for more information.
Interested parties are hereby notified that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency prepared a Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for the Statewide Wildfire Mitigation Project. Being considered under the PEA, the Indian River County Countywide Wildfire Mitigation project proposes to implement a countywide program for wildfire management. Work activities will include pruning, chipping and mowing within the designated work areas and in general, removal or mulching of vegetative material. The project is expected to perform vegetation management activities on 527 acres, with an expected project area size of approximately 1,388 acres.
Announcement of the 2019/20 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
The Draft Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for FY 2019/20 – 2023/24 is available for public review and comment. The TIP is a multimodal program of federally and state funded transportation improvements. Comments on the TIP can be submitted by email to email@example.com, in writing to Indian River County MPO, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960, or by calling (772) 226-1672. View the Draft TIP.
On November 7, 2018, maintenance of the fire hydrant system in Indian River County began and will continue until September of 2019. The work in the north part of the County is nearly complete and the work has now moved into the central part of the County, which starts around 65th Street. View the full public notice.
Closed captioned videos of the Indian River County Board of County Commission and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are provided on the Indian River County YouTube channel.
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 2018, 2019, and 2020 in compliance with Federal Regulations (49 CFR Part 26.45). Indian River County proposes that 2.2% 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
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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