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September 17, 2021 Community Update 

Community Update with Commissioner Chris Graus

Topics Include:
-Gulf Blvd. Construction
-Red Tide
-Sign Up for Notifications & St. Pete Beach eNews HERE.
-Next Commission Meeting 9/27/21
-Theatre Vision Meeting
-Events in St. Pete Beach can be found HERE.
-Stay Safe, Shop & Dine Local

New Reclaimed Water Ordinance 

In this video Commissioner Melinda Pletcher reviews a new Reclaimed Water Ordinance and what it means for our residents.


Attention Hoteliers

Pinellas County Emergency Management Small Lodgings Hurricane Preparedness Summit 2021
September 29, 2021 | 10 - 11 a.m.  p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

If a hurricane approaches Pinellas County, do you know how to find the information that your guests need to stay safe? How do you communicate county activities and keep your visitors updated?

See full details on the Summit HERE.

St. Pete Beach Library News

  • Monday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. – Story Time: Learn numbers, colors, and the alphabet through songs, stories, and movement.
  • Monday, September 20 at 5:30 p.m. – Family Movie NightLuca
  • Tuesday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. – Small Business Hub SCORE Open Mentoring. Drop by the library for FREE individual & confidential small business advice.
  • Thursday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m. – Small Business Hub SCORE WorkshopBusiness Startup Basics
NEW! The St. Pete Beach Library Book Club begins October 21 at 2:00 p.m. The first title, Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger, is available now at the Circulation Desk.
As always, curbside pickup is available by calling (727) 363-9238 with your library card number.
Visit for more details about these and other programs. See you soon!

 Parking Requirements in St. Pete Beach

The City of St. Pete Beach is in the process of reviewing and updating the off-street parking requirements as they pertain to commercial businesses, such as restaurants and hotels.
To gain as much resident input as possible, the City held a meeting to discuss potential off-street parking management strategies on September 8, 2021 at 5:00pm.

This meeting is available for viewing HERE.
View the presentation HERE.
Provide feedback or ask questions HERE.

Construction Updates

The sewer project updates have been posted to the website and can be found HERE.

Appointments Required: 
Building, Permitting, and Parking Permits

Walk-in permitting will be by appointment only until further notice.  To book an appointment,  visit the website HERE.

Gulf Winds Drive Workshop

View the recording of the Public Meeting from August 26th, 2021  HERE.

To gain as much resident input as possible, we invite you to view the full presentation HERE,  submit any questions or comments to the Director of Community Development HERE, and fill out our detailed survey HERE.  The deadline to complete the survey and provide feedback is September 17th, 2021.


Important Drinking Water Notice from Pinellas County Utilities 

Pinellas County Utilities will conduct routine system maintenance to  optimize water quality from Sunday, September 26 through Saturday, October 16. The water treatment method will temporarily change from chloramine to chlorine disinfection throughout the program. 

See more information HERE.

Parking in Pass-a-Grille for Beach Visitors


Download our new parking availability app before heading to Pass-a-Grille Beach. View the map to check real-time parking availability along 9th Avenue and Pass-a-Grille Way.  See more information HERE.



Public Record Requests

The City of St. Pete Beach is continuing to embrace technology by making public records more accessible to the public using an online portal with JustFOIA.

See the online portal and processes outlined HERE.

Beach Information & Resources

If you’re looking for information about our beaches, we have the resource for you!
Our team launched a great new resource for FAQ’s in regards our beaches.
View the page HERE.


Monday Budget & Regular Commission Meeting 

September 27, 2021 -  Join us at 6:00pm for our City Commission Budget Workshop & Meeting.


TO PARTICIPATE: Join us at the commission chambers at 6:00pm, or email audience comments to prior to 5:45pm the day of the meeting.

The packet and agenda will be available on the website HERE. 

VIEW: Facebook Live or on the website HERE.

Grant Awarded to Conduct Historic Survey

St. Pete Beach is proud to announce the receipt of a $50,000 grant from the Florida State Division of Historical Resources. This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Historical Resources and the State of Florida. The money is allocated toward conducting an historical survey of the Don CeSar Place Neighborhood and a portion of the Belle Vista Neighborhood. 

See full Press Release HERE.
Sarah Laracuente
Public Information Officer
City of St. Pete Beach

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