2022 Holidays & Hours for Contractors, Construction and Landscaping

  1. Information from Code Compliance
  2. Holidays Observed by  the Town

For comments, questions, or concerns about the permissible contracting, construction and/or landscaping hours please contact the appropriate Code Officer using the information below. 

  • Code Compliance Officer Scherrie Griffin, (786) 792-9619
    sgriffin@bayharborislands-fl.gov
    • For matters regarding the Business District and properties located south of Kane Concourse/96th Street, on the East and West Islands.
  • Code Compliance Supervisor Evelyn Merizalde, (786) 256-4347
    emerizalde@bayharborislands-fl.gov
    • For matters regarding properties located north of Kane Concourse/96th Street on the East and West Islands: 
  • If you require an emergency exception to the Town's construction hours, please contact the Building Department at (305) 993-1786 to obtain formal permission.

Sec. 12-21. Definitions

Construction activity means any activity associated with the construction, renovation, repair, alteration or demolition of any building, structure or any part thereof.

Sec. 12-26. Permissible hours for construction activity and landscaping

The performance of construction activity and landscaping within the Town shall be allowed only from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. The performance of construction activity and landscaping within the Town shall not be allowed on Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays and the same is hereby specifically prohibited. For purposes of this section, the term legal holidays is defined as any day legally observed as a holiday by the Town.

Sec. 12-27 Penalties

The following fines and penalties shall be imposed on violators of this article: For the first violation, the violator shall receive a notice of violation imposing a fine of $250.00. For any subsequent violation, the violator shall receive a notice of violation imposing a fine of $500.00.

Sec. 12-28 Granting exceptions

Whenever and wherever it shall appear to the satisfaction of the Town Manager that work on buildings within said Town is of such a nature that the same cannot be stopped immediately within the time specified herein without substantial loss and damage to the contractor or the owner of said property, then, and only then, the Town Manager is hereby authorized in his discretion to except said work from the provisions of hereinabove only until the time necessary to complete such emergency work, or to relieve such undue hardship.