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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)

The City of Sunny Isles Beach has issued a Declaration of Local Emergency. Read Emergency Orders The City of Sunny Isles Beach is closely monitoring the outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) and the Miami-Dade County Office of Emergency Management. As the State of Florida …

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Declaration of Local Emergency – Coronavirus

Declaration of Local Emergency

City of Sunny Isles Beach – Declaration of Local Emergency WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 29 of the City of Sunny Isles Beach Code, the City Manager hereby finds and declares the following:      Due to COVID-19 and the Declaration of a State of Emergency by Governor Ron DeSantis, the City of Sunny Isles Beach is facing dangerous conditions of sufficient …

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Appointments Online

Appointments online

Building, Code Compliance & Licensing, and Planning & Zoning In an effort to prevent the potential exposure of COVID-19 to our community, the Building, Code Compliance & Licensing, and Planning & Zoning Departments will no longer offer walk-in service until further notice. Services will be offered by appointment only. Please book your appointment online at the links below, or call …

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Message from the Mayor: COVID-19 Update

Message from the Mayor: Coronavirus Update

A Message from Sunny Isles Beach Mayor, George “Bud” Scholl (Thursday, March 12, 2020) – The City of Sunny Isles Beach declared a state of emergency on Thursday, March 12 due to the coronavirus. While there are no confirmed cases in Sunny Isles Beach and only one positive case confirmed in Miami-Dade County, we want to move quickly and decisively …

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No Grease Down the Drain

No Grease down the Drain

Do not pour fats, oils and grease down the drain. The Problem Grease hardens when cooled, and along with fats and oils, forms globs that stick to walls inside sewer pipes. This restricts wastewater flow and can clog the pipes leading to sewer overflows into parking lots and streets. Foods that float in the dish water should not go down the …

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Sunny Isles Beach Elevates City Services by Embracing Technological Initiatives

Aerial view of Sunny Isles Beach

By Christopher J. Russo, City Manager (Friday, November 1, 2019) – For the last several years, the City of Sunny Isles Beach has been breaking barriers and driving technological advancements to the forefront of our agenda. In late 2015, Mayor George “Bud” Scholl launched the Mayor’s Technology Initiative, challenging city staff to develop ideas to keep our city on the …

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Behind the Scenes with Special Events

Hispanic Heritage Celebration - flamenco dancer

(Wednesday, October 30, 2019) – Many of you have been to one of our spectacular special events throughout the year. From last month’s Halloween celebration, Booogie by the Beach, to twice-monthly Bingo sessions, to live performances at Gateway Park, the special events division is behind each and every event you see on our calendar. This past year they hosted 108 …

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Behind the Scenes with the Building Department

View of Golden Shores neighborhood, Collins Ave and City skyline.

(Saturday, October 5, 2019) – The City of Sunny Isles Beach is particularly susceptible to flooding from major rain events and storm surge. SIB lies close to sea level and its underground water supply is just below the ground surface. Therefore, major rain events sometimes leave rainwater nowhere to drain, causing occasional flooding. Your property may be high enough that …

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Renew Your Short-Term Vacation Rental License

Short-Term Vacation Rental License Renewals

(Thursday, September 5, 2019) – Beginning September 2, you can renew your short-term vacation rental license with the Planning and Zoning Department. All licenses expire on September 30, 2019, and owners or responsible parties must submit renewal applications. Licenses can be renewed online through your portal account. The license renewal fee is $400 each, which includes the Short- Term Vacation …

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