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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Corrected utility bills to be sent to customers

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A printing error by the city’s utility bill vendor caused about 800 water customers to receive a utility bill with the wrong agency identified. Instead of using the correct City of Daytona Beach paper template, customers received a statement fro...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Permits & Licensing temporarily closed to walk-in traffic

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Out of an abundance of caution, the Permits & Licensing office at City Hall is temporary closed to walk-in traffic due to staff reductions from possible COVID-19 exposure. Several employees are working remotely or are out on COVID-19 leave. Permits an...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Middle-income households now eligible for rental assistance

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The city has received additional funding to expand its rental assistance program for income-eligible residents who are adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The city has received an additional $500,000 in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) as part of t...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Daytona Beach Riverfront Esplanade transformation starts to take shape

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As the Beach Street Streetscape nears completion, the reimaging of the downtown area continues with the transformation of Riverfront Park into the Daytona Beach Riverfront Esplanade.

Work began in the spring on Phase One, which is from Main Street to Inter...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Hours extended at Cypress Aquatic Center

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Cypress Aquatic Center at 981 George Engram Blvd. has extended its fall hours and is open from noon to 8 p.m. for open swim and noon to 2:15 p.m. for lap swimming Monday through Saturday. The pool is closed on Sunday. For the safety of visitors, Campbell ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Daytona Beach election results

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The votes are in! Congratulations to incumbent Aaron Delgado (Zone 2) and commissioner-elect Stacy Cantu (Zone 4) on winning their seats on Daytona Beach’s City Commission. Delgado captured 61.6% of votes and Cantu received 59.7%. They joined Ma...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Revised procedures for City Commission and advisory board meetings

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To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation at city commission and advisory board meetings.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an agenda item or items can complete this form by...
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Posted on: September 29, 2020

City's face covering requirement remains

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Friday that outlines Phase 3 of the reopening plan for Florida. The governor’s order removes fines for not wearing masks; however, in the City of Daytona Beach, face coverings are still required to b...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

MMB Streetscape begins this month

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The streetscape started during the week of Nov. 16.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Free face masks available

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Volusia County Government provides free face masksTo help protect residents from the coronavirus, Volusia County Government is distributing face masks. Residents may stop by these locations and pick up two masks per person during regular operating hours:&...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Daytona Beach is a Purple Heart City

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On Oct. 7, Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry signed a proclamation declaring the City of Daytona Beach a Purple Heart City. This honors and acknowledges residents who were wounded or killed in armed combat.

The Purple Heart is the oldest U.S. military deco...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

City makes marks in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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U.S. News & World Report recently released rankings for Best Places to Live & Retire 2020-21. The annual list ranks 150 metro areas in the United States based on each area’s quality of life and the job market, as well as the value of living there ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

University of Florida study forecasts increase in Daytona Beach's population

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The University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) has released population projections for Daytona Beach for the next 25 years. Using different statistical techniques, population forecasts were made in five-year incremen...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Campbell Aquatic Center improvements underway

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A new pool entry pavilion and additional shaded seating areas are coming soon to the Campbell Aquatic Center in the city’s Midtown area. Construction has begun on a 300-square-foot building that will be located on the north side of the existing ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

City bans animal tethering

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On Sept. 23, 2020, the City Commission adopted an ordinance prohibiting the tethering of dogs or cats to stationary objects except when specific conditions are met. The penalty includes a maximum fine of $500. Tethering animals unsafely can cause injury, ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Take a walk, bike on new section

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Construction of the southern part of the city’s Sweetheart Trail has rounded another bend. The section along South Beach Street from Shady Place to Wilder Boulevard is complete and open for enjoyment. At a cost of $1.2 million, work on this sect...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Free books for children

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Did you know that reading books to your child gives them a head start on language skills and literacy? Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program, all children under 5 years of age living in the 32114 zip code can receive an age-appropri...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Beach Street Streetscape Underway

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The Beach Street Streetscape project began Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. There will be access to all of the businesses and downtown shoppers are encouraged to park in any of the free available parking lots located to the rear of the stores. All lanes of traffic ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

See development projects throughout city

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An interactive map is available to view and track progress of proposed/current development projects. See project documents like permit applications, site plans, utility reports, surveys, etc.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Alert notifications by text message or email

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When an emergency strikes, will you know what to do, where to go or where to get more information? You may, if you sign up for free emergency alerts from the City of Daytona Beach. In a few minutes, you can register to receive emergency alerts which may b...
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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Stay connected!

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Get the latest city updates by following our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Nextdoor, LinkedIn, YouTube or Spectrum Channel 490 (DBTV).

To sign up for the emergency alerts, go to the city’s website – www.codb.us, and from the homepage, c...

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