PALM BAY ― At the Thursday, May 14 Special Council Meeting, Palm Bay City Council will discuss several items intended to aid businesses and residents affected by COVID-19. As part of the the Palm Bay initiative, the proposed waivers and accommodations will provide temporary relief as the community begins to Open Up and Recover.

Palm Bay Waivers and Accommodations

Building Permit fees waived for all projects valued at $50,000 or less

Valid June 1 through September 31, 2020

Code Compliance amnesty for old liens that are now in compliance

Valid June 1 through December 31, 2020

Penalties waived for delinquent Business Tax Receipts (BTRs)

Valid for businesses with 100 or fewer employees at each licensed location

Penalties for BTRs not renewed by October 1, 2020 will be waived through December 31, 2020.

The Special Council Meeting will commence at 6:00 p.m.

In accordance with social distancing guidelines, capacity in Council Chambers will be limited; however, the meeting will be streamed live on the City of Palm Bay's website, as well as the City's Facebook page.

City Council will also consider extending the Local State of Emergency as declared by Legislative Order D-2020-01.

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