Palmetto Bay, Florida

Palmetto Bay, Florida

Population: 24,710
Type of Requirement: Zoning Ordinance

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Contact Information

Physical Address:
Department of Planning & Zoning
9705 East Hibiscus Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Main Contact:
Maria Pineda, Community & Economic Development Director
Email Maria | 305.259.1276

Program Summary

The Code establishes that commercial developments with a total improvement or construction value exceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00), excluding land and single residential units exceeding a project valuation of seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($750,000.00), are subject to a mandatory public art requirement. The following private developments are excluded from the requirement:

  • Developments intended primarily to house one or more social service agency providers, affordable housing projects, or religious facilities;
  • Reconstruction of structures which have been damaged by fire, flood, wind, or other calamity; and
  • Single family residential improvements and original construction.

Projects may satisfy the requirement through any of the following options:

  • Placing an approved artwork on site with a minimum value of one and a quarter percent (1.25%) of construction costs. Maintenance, conservation, and replacement of stolen artwork on private property is the responsibility of the site owner;
  • Donating an artwork that has been approved by the board and Village Council with minimum value of one percent (1%) of the construction costs; or
  • Contributing one percent (1%) of the project valuation, excluding land and off-site improvement costs, to the Public Art Fund.
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