Open House - FEMA Flood Map Changes
There will be a Public Open House to Highlight Changes to Flood Risk and Introduce Proposed New Flood Hazard Maps on Wednesday, March 21, 2018
4PM - 7PM in the Sebastian River Senior High School Cafeteria. Learn about your risk of flooding, what the new flood hazard maps
mean to you, and steps you can take to protect yourself from the
extensive damage that floods often cause.
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
Sea Grape Beach Park will be closed until March 22, 2018 for dune repairs.
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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Notice of Dock Closure: The Dock on Joe Earman Island was damaged during Hurricane Irma and will be closed for repairs until further notice
HALLSTROM FARMSTEAD CONSERVATION AREA PUBLIC WORKSHOP
The Indian River County Parks Division will host a Public Workshop to discuss the proposed improvements to the Hallstrom Farmstead Conservation Area including the addition of parking, restrooms, picnic areas and walking trails. The workshop is scheduled for Friday, March 16, 2018, 12pm to 1pm at the Indian River County Parks office, located at 5500 77th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32967.
Indian River County has prepared a grant application for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program issued by FEMA and administered by the State of Florida in response to Hurricane Matthew (2016). The proposed project would involve the elevation of the 1920s bungalow structure at the Jones Pier Homestead from its current elevation of 3.27 feet (NAVD 88) to 8 feet.
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.