Draft Tentative Five Year Work Program
On December 12, 2018, the MPO approved the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Draft Tentative Five Year Work Program for fiscal years 2019/20 through 2023/24. The work program summarizes the FDOT transportation projects to occur between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2024. In 2019, these projects will be compiled into the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Indian River County. View the Citizen’s Report for a summary of projects in Indian River County.
Development Review and Permit Process Advisory Committee
The Development Review and Permit Process Advisory Committee was established on July 11, 2017 by the BCC. 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. Details and Meetings
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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BCC - Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 9:05 A.M to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance emending section 201.08 (Rates and Charges) and section 201.09 (Impact Fees) of Chapter 201 (County Water and Sewer Services) to allow for the reclaiming and relinquishment of water and sewer impact fees under certain circumstances.
BCC - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:05 A.M to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance emending section 210.01 (Taxing District and Levy) and section 210.03 (Authorized uses of Revenue) of Chapter 210 (Tourist Development Tax) in order to allow for the fourth cent of the tourist development tax to be used for promotion and advertisement of tourism.
BCC - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:05 A.M to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance emending section 100.03 "General Provisions" of the code of Indian River County.
BCC - Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 9:05 A.M to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance authorizing the extension of the temporary moratorium banning prohibiting application of class b biosolids for an additional 180 days, or until a comprehensive review of the impact on the county's ecosystem is completed, within unincorporated Indian River County.
Boil Water Notices
- Boil Water Notice - 627 15th St.
1485, 1477, 1445, 1435, 1425 6th Ct.
660, 676, 686, 688, 690, 692, 694, 696, 704 14th St.
A BWN has been issued today, January 3, 2019, for 15 customers due to a break in a 2” main
Beginning November 7, 2018, maintenance of the hydrant system in the North County area will begin and will continue over the next four months. This area includes 77th Street north to the Brevard county line, west to I-95, and east to the ocean. Hydromax, the county’s contractor, will be conducting the maintenance program. During the maintenance period, hydrants will be flushed, repaired and repainted. The process of periodically flushing fire hydrants is an important preventive maintenance activity. View the full public notice.
The Wetlands at the West Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility will be closed on December 25, 2018, and January 1, 2019.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has received the subgrant application for Indian River County’s Sector 5 Dune Restoration project due to damages in Hurricane Irma (DR-4337-FL PW 3025). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 and 44 CFR Part 9.12, final notice is hereby given of FEMA’s intent to provide funding for projects under the Public Assistance (PA) Program. View the full public notice.
BCC 12/18/18 9am - The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance to establish an amnesty program relating to delinquency charges on certain utility sever availability charges.
BCC 12/18/18 9am - The Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida, will conduct a Public Hearing to consider adoption of a proposed ordinance to allow for a refund of water and sewer impacts under certain circumstances.
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.
Beginning July 9, 2018, maintenance of the hydrant system in the South County area will begin and will continue over the next four months. This area includes SR 60 south to St. Lucie county line. Hydromax, the county's contractor, will be conducting the maintenance program. During the maintenance period, hydrants will be flushed, repaired and repainted. The process of periodically flushing fire hydrants is an important preventive maintenance activity. More Information
The SHIP 2018 Annual Report is currently available for review.
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.
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.
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.