Holiday Closures and Garbage Collection
Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Mortgage and Rent Payment Assistance Program
In response to the significant financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on local families, Indian River County has launched the Rental and Mortgage Payment Assistance Program. This program, approved by the Indian River County Board of County Commissioners, will utilize Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) received from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) to assist local households affected by the pandemic with rental and mortgage payments. The Rental and Mortgage Payment Assistance Program will provide financial assistance of up to $1,500 per month, for up to three months, to eligible households that require assistance due to economic losses caused by COVID-19. Rental and mortgage assistance may be used for late payments and late fees and charges. Mortgage assistance may also be used for a portion of taxes and insurance under limited circumstances as state and federal rules permit. Applications will be accepted starting September 14th, 2020. The application period will be open on a first come first serve basis until December 1st, 2020.
Survey - Help Make Indian River County More Livable
Please join us in working to make Indian River County even more livable by completing this survey. We anticipate it will take 10 minutes to complete.
Livable Indian River was created to expand services and features to improve the quality of life for residents of our county. Your feedback is a critical step to helping us develop recommendations to be implemented over the next 5 years. Your responses are confidential. Learn more and take the survey.
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
- South Jungle Trail at Jones Pier - Nov 4-7
A contractor will close the roadway of South Jungle Trail at Jones Pier beginning on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 7:00 AM. A detour route will be posted. Access to property owners, as well as emergency services, will be maintained at all times.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning and Zoning Commission of Indian River County, Florida shall hold a public hearing at which parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard, in the County Commission Chambers of the County Administration Building located at 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida, on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM to consider recommending adoption of an ordinance; entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING SECTION 904.05 (EXPANSION, INCREASE, OR CHANGE OF NONCONFORMITY) OF CHAPTER 904 (NONCONFORMITIES) OF THE CODE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, TO ALLOW FOR SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON CERTAIN NONCONFORMING PROPERTIES; AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; SEVERABILITY; CONFLICT OF ORDINANCES; AND EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE ORDINANCE.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM. - This is notice of a public hearing by the Board of County Commissioners to consider granting approval of a conceptual Planned Development (PD) plan and adoption of an ordinance to rezone approximately 78.29 acres from MED, Medical to PD, Planned Development. The subject of the hearing is a proposal by The Virginia W. Russell Family Limited Partnership and Segment Markets 85, Inc. to develop a project to be known as Harbor Bluffs PD. The project proposes a maximum of 624 multi-family units, with an option for single-family and duplex (villas) units. The project site is located on the south side of 41st Street, between US Highway 1 and Indian River Boulevard
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 9:00 AM. - The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will consider the adoption of a county ordinance rezoning land within the unincorporated portion of Indian River County. The proposed ordinance to rezone the subject property is entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND THE ACCOMPANYING ZONING MAP FOR APPROXIMATELY ±38.85 ACRES LOCATED SOUTH OF THE VERO BEACH OUTLETS MALL APPROXIMATELY +/- 2,500 FEET EAST OF 98th AVENUE AND APPROXIMATELY +/- 1,550 FEET NORTH OF THE 12th STREET RIGHT OF WAY AND BETWEEN 1,000 TO 125 FEET WEST OF I-95, FROM CG, GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT, TO CRVP, COMMERCIAL RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARK DISTRICT; AND PROVIDING CODIFICATION, SEVERABILITY, AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
Notice is hereby given that the Indian River County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will receive public comments on the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan between October 21, 2020 and November 23, 2020. The 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan will be adopted at the MPO meeting and public hearing scheduled for December 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM in Conference Room B1-501 of the Indian River County Administration Building "B", located at 1800 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, shall hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of a county ordinance amending the text of the comprehensive plan, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, in the County Commission Chambers of County Administration Building A, located at 1801 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida. Matters affecting your personal and property rights may be heard and acted upon. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. The title of the proposed ordinance is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN'S CAPITAL
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 9:05 a.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing to consider approving a special assessment project in connection with a water main extension from 58th Avenue to 34th Street, including 58th Court and 34th Lane, assessing certain benefited properties abutting 34th Street, 58th Court and 34th Lane, within Shadow Brook Subdivision, located within unincorporated Indian River County, Florida.
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.
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 the Indian River County Metropolitan Planning Organization, will be hosting the following public meetings. The meetings will be held in County Administration Building "B", Room B1-501, located at 1800 27th Street, Vero Beach, Florida on the dates and times specified
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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