SALES TAX EXEMPTION ON IMPACT-RESISTANT PRODUCTS
STARTS JULY 1, 2022
ENDS JUNE 30, 2024
A temporary sales tax exemption period in impact-resistant doors, impact-resistant garage doors, and impact-resistant windows begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2024. During this sales tax exemption period, tax is not due on the retail sales of impact-resistant doors, impact-resistant garage doors, and impact-resistant windows for commercial OR noncommercial use.
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Here's some important information, as we monitor Tropical Depression #9 of the season which formed this morning and could become a hurricane threat. Read on...
Permit fees temporarily waived for hurricane windows and doors! Read on...
We have two important apps for you to download ASAP and here's why... Read on...
Today is June 1st which can only mean the start of hurricane season to us Floridians. If you haven't started already, these are a few things you can do be hurricane ready. Read on...
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2022 Hurricane Season
As most of us know in South Florida, the Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1st to November 30th. Please make sure that you have your emergency supplies list ready, along with your emergency plan in advance of the hurricane season.
To help you stay organized and informed, we have created this site with important hurricane preparedness information for your use. Simply click the menu options on the blue sidebar ⇦⇦⇦ for information.
As a weather system approaches the Florida Peninsula, the National Weather Service will issue advisory alerts which you can access by clicking the "See Latest Advisory" button.
2022 Hurricane Forecast
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting an above-average Atlantic hurricane season this year. This outlook forecasts a 71% chance that at least one major hurricane will make landfall in the continental US coastline. As reference, the average for the past 100 years has been 52%. Major hurricanes are storms that are Category 3, 4, or 5 in the Saffir-Simpson scale with winds exceeding 111 mph.
For 2022, NOAA predicts 19 named storms, 9 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes. An average hurricane season produces 14 named storms, of which 7 become hurricanes, including 3 major hurricanes. Previously, the average season consisted of 12 named storms, of which 6 become hurricanes, including 3 major hurricanes.
Important Links and Resources
- Download the Miami-Dade County 2022 Hurricane Guide
- Download the Village of Palmetto Bay "Palmetto Bay Connect" app
- Download the Village of Palmetto Bay "Street-by-Street" app
- Download the "Ready Miami-Dade Hurricane mobile app to get alerts
- See the issued Evacuation Orders
- See Public Advisories from the National Hurricane Center
- Know Your Storm Surge Planning Zone
- Visit FEMA
- Report power outages or downed power lines to FPL by calling 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243).
STAY INFORMED; DOWNLOAD PALMETTO BAY CONNECT
REPORT A PROBLEM; DOWNLOAD STREET BY STREET
2022 Hurricane Season Names
Here's the full list of names released by the National Hurricane Center: