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NOTE: Owners pulling their own permits can hire laborers to help you in the construction, however, you must supervise any of the laborers you hire. You can enter into a contract for the different categories of work (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, etc.) as long as the person you hire is a licensed contractor. Owner/Builder Affidavit filled out in person only
NOTE: A survey for the property must be submitted with your permit application and it must be current (within 6 months) per the Building Official.
All inspections are scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 AM AND 3:00 PM.
The Town of Indian Shores does not have rental restrictions, you will need to contact your condo association or speak to the owner. For further information please call the building department or visit https://myfloridalicense.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/754/kw/what%20statute%20covers%20condo's who regulates rentals.
When the Town adopts the annual budget, it determines the tax rate that must be applied on property in order to generate the necessary revenue in addition to all other sources which are available. The current tax rate for the Town of Indian Shores is 1.87000 mills, or $1.87 per $1000 of taxable value. The taxable value of all property in the Town is established by the Pinellas County Property Appraiser. The Town has no control over the taxable value of property; it only has control over the Town's portion of the tax rate that is levied.
One mill is equal to $1 for each $1,000 of taxable property value. The Town of Indian Shores 2017 Millage Rate is 1.87.
18328 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, FL 33785 - From Town Hall go south on Gulf Blvd past the Park Blvd bridge. The Seabird Sanctuary is on your right (Gulf) side, across from the Fifth Third Bank. Look for a large pelican by the edge of the road. Open 9:00 a.m. to sunset daily. Phone (727) 391-6211.
The Town of Indian Shores has a Town Council from of government, with 5 Council members, each serving 3-year terms of office. Council Meetings are normally held the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Committee Meetings are normally held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Times will be posted on the electronic sign outside the Town Hall.
Indian Shores Voting Districts and Representatives:Precinct #419 - Town of Indian Shores James J. Lawrence, MayorPinellas County Commission District #5 Karen SeelPinellas County School Board Dr. Michael Grego, SuperintendentPinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah ClarkFlorida Senate District #22 Jeff BrandesFlorida House of Representative District #66 Larry AhernU.S. Senators Mark Rubio and Bill NelsonU.S. House of Rep. Congressional District #13 Charlie CristGovernor Rick ScottLieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-CanteraSecretary of State Ken Detzner
Town of Indian Shores, 19305 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL 33785 (727) 595-4020; www.myindianshores.com
Indian Shores is home to the Seaside Seabird Sanctuary. The link below will direct you to their website and contact information.
Due to budgetary restraints, the Indian Shores Police Department will no longer honor requests for shoulder patches, or insignia. The cost of postage, patches, and the time to process requests has become cost prohibitive.