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Right-of-Entry Forms for Private Roadways and Subdivisions
The Indian River County Board of 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 from Private Roadways and Private Subdivisions, a right-of-entry form must be submitted 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. Please be aware that submission of this form does not guarantee that vegetative debris located on Private Roadways and within Private Subdivisions will automatically be collected by the County or the County debris contractor.
You can submit the form online at ircrecycles.com/rightofentry.htm or download & print the form to submit by mail or hand delivery to the Public Works Department, 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach. You can also scan the form and send to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you choose not to submit the form online, you will need sign the form and have it notarized. Notaries are available at the County Administration Building.
Conservation Lands Program Update
Presented to the BCC July 18th, 2017, the Conservation Lands Program Update provides a program overview, program goals and objectives, and details including maps, purchase history, and data about plant & wildlife habitation for each of the conservations lands owned by Indian River County. Conservation Lands Program Update - July 2017
Development Review and Permit Process Advisory Committee
As a follow-up to a public workshop and subsequent public discussion, the Board of County Commissioners on July 11, 2017 established the Development Review and Permit Process Advisory Committee. Appointed by individual Commissioners and the Board at large, the committee will consist of 11 to 13 members who are familiar with some aspect of building and development or are community members at large. The committee will focus on identifying and making recommendations on items to improve and/or streamline the development review and permit process and on items identified by staff.
Fiscal Year 2017/18 Preliminary Budget Workshop
On July 12, 2017, the County hosted the annual preliminary budget workshop for fiscal year 2017/18. The first public hearing is scheduled for Sept.13, 2017.
Budget Details | Budget Workshop Video
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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The Wetlands at the West Regional Wastewater Facility is closed for maintenance until October 1, 2017.
Indian River County is working with the Florida Forest Service, Okeechobee District, to conduct a prescribed fire on the Ansin Farmstead Conservation Area (County Road 510 & 512) sometime during the month of August, 2017. The prescribed fire is being conducted in an effort to reduce wildfire threat and to restore native pine flatwoods habitat.
BCC - Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:00 am to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance regarding Medical Marijuana Dispensing Facilities.
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.
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.