Brightline Rail House Subcommittee Hearing
The US House Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing on April 19, 2018 to examine the use of $600 million and $1.15 billion in tax-exempt private activity bonds to support the Brightline passenger rail system project in Florida, and the broader implications of this type of financing for future infrastructure projects. More Information
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The 2018 update to the Transit Development Plan is underway! Please help us by answering some questions about your thoughts on transit services in Indian River County. This survey is one of several opportunities to participate in the 2019-2028 Transit Development Plan process.
Take a brief survey on transit service 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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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.
Beginning October 18, 2017, maintenance of the hydrant system in the central and south county areas will begin and will continue over the next few months. 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.
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.