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Posted on: May 28, 2020

2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday May 29-June 4, 2020

During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Short-Term Rentals Permitted to Re-Open Effective Immediately

Great News! The State has approved Pinellas County's COVID-19 safety plan for short-term rentals.

Pinellas County’s Short-Term Rentals Re-Opening Plan was approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) to resume accepting reservations and check-ins for vacation rentals with restrictions effective immediatel...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Florida Full Phase 1 Now Implemented

Today, Monday, May 18, 2020 Executive Order 20-123 will go into effect, bringing all Florida counties into Full Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

The order provides the following:

  • Restaurants and food establishments statewide may allow on-premises consumption of food and beverages so long as they adopt appropriate social distancing measures and limit their indoor occupancy to no more than 50 percent...
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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Pinellas County Drinking Water Notice

Pinellas County will begin a routine system maintenance program to optimize water quality beginning May 17, 2020. The water treatment method is being temporarily changed from chloramine to chlorine disinfection from May 17 through June 5, 2020.

The water is perfectly safe to drink during this period, though you may notice a slight difference in the taste or odor of the water.

Users of kidney dialysis machines and owners of aquatic life should not be impacted, but should contact their respective s...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Gets Underway

Sea turtle nesting season is underway, and Pinellas County is reminding beach residents and visitors to keep conditions safe for sea turtles to thrive.

Loggerheads are the most common sea turtle to nest in Pinellas County, and females generally nest from early May through August. The eggs in each nest will typically incubate for 50 to 60 days before hatching.The Clearwater Marine Aquarium monitors the be...

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