Emergency Status

Emergency Status

The Declaration of Local Emergency which was issued on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, due to unprecedented rainfall and flooding has been terminated as of Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 6:00 PM.

View Signed Declaration

View Signed Termination

Towed Vehicles

Our Police Department is working closely with our tow provider to remove abandoned vehicles from the streets. As of Wednesday evening, there were at least 32 disabled vehicles on our roadways. PD has assisted in removing 17 of those vehicles with the assistance of our towing company. If your abandoned vehicle has been towed, please call Downtown Towing at 305-576-0989. 

City Services


  • All city parks will resume normal operating hours on Saturday, June 15.
  • The Library and Post Office will be open for regular hours of operation on Saturday, June 15.
  • The SIBshuttle will resume normal hours of operation on Saturday, June 15.
  • Public Works and Parks staff continue to assess damage, and clean and clear debris around the city

City facilities, including the Government Center, Pelican Community Park and Gateway Center will remain closed through Friday, June 14. Most parks will be closed on Friday, June 14, except for Samson Oceanfront Park and Newport Fishing Pier, which will open on Friday.

All programs, including summer camp, are canceled on Friday, June 14.

SIBshuttle service will be suspended on Friday as well.


If you parked your vehicle at the Heritage Park, Gateway Park or Lehman Causeway parking lot, please ensure they are removed by tomorrow morning, Saturday, June 15.


The Community Meeting: Supporting Families Through Life and Educational Milestones scheduled for Friday, June 14 is canceled and will be rescheduled for a future date.


If you picked up sandbags on Thursday, we strongly recommend keeping them throughout Hurricane Season. Do NOT dump sand on the beach or in storm drains. Sandbag sand and beach sand are not compatible and can cause issues for turtle nesting. If you cannot store them, please dispose of them like normal bulk waste.

Report Floodwater Damage

The City of Sunny Isles Beach is in the process of assessing flood damage from the unprecedented rain event on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

For Miami-Dade County to meet state eligibility for a FEMA Catastrophic Incident, collective losses, public and private, must meet a certain threshold.

If you had floodwater inside the first-floor level of your home or property in Sunny Isles Beach, please email citymanager@sibfl.net

Please include the following information in your email:

  • Your Name/Property Owner’s Name (if different)
  • Address of the Property with Interior Floodwater Damage
  • Your Email and Phone Number
  • Photos of the Damage
    •  Please ensure you capture any water lines on the walls inside your property. This will be necessary for documentation.
    • If possible, also measure the water lines before they fade and document the height at which the water rose to.

It is important that you provide this information by Sunday, June 16, 2024, in order for the City of Sunny Isles Beach to include it in our damage documentation that will be submitted to Miami-Dade County.

REMINDER: This is for first-floor level interior floodwater damage only.