COVID-19, TOWN HALL, AND BUILDING DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

 

TOWN HALL

In accordance with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Federal/State/County mandates, all Town offices will be closed to entry until further notice. Town Hall will be on an appointment-only basis.

To submit any documents to Town Hall, please utilize the drop box next to the entrance of Kenneth City Town Hall (6000 54th Ave N, Kenneth City, FL 33709).

For more details, to make an appointment, renew your Business Tax Receipt, or submit a variance request, please call Kenneth City Town Hall at (727) 498-8948.

The Town of Kenneth City is currently working with our Neighbors, Pinellas County, the Department of Health, and other government agencies to monitor and act accordingly to the spread of COVID-19. Please be on the lookout for further directions from the City, County, State, and Federal Government. Following their mandates and directives, as well as practicing appropriate social distancing, will help decrease the spread of COVID-19.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

Due to our Town Hall’s closure to the public and in accordance with social distancing measures, Kenneth City’s Building Department is requiring all applicants to utilize email, phone, and a secured drop box, located at the entrance of Kenneth City Town Hall (6000 54th Ave N, Kenneth City, FL 33709), for all permits and/or building department matters. During this time, please understand that there may be delayed response and permit review times.

Homeowners who are pulling their own permits, please keep in mind that you comply with 1) the Town of Kenneth City Code, and 2) the Florida Building Code. Please refer to the Town of Kenneth City Code at https://library.municode.com/fl/kenneth_city/codes/code_of_ordinances. The Florida Building Code is free to view online at https://codes.iccsafe.org/category/Florida?year[]=Current+Adoption&page=1. Before beginning any work, please call the Kenneth City Building Department (727-498-8953) to see if you project will require a permit and subsequent inspections.

Note: The Building Department is still maintaining its current hours of 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, Mon. – Fri.

Permit applications can be found on our website kennethcityfl.org, or can be requested through email by contacting building@kennethcityfl.org. For any questions about permits or permit submittal/status/etc. please call the Building Department at 727-498-8953 or contact the department by email (building@kennethcityfl.org).

Permits must be submitted by email, mail, or drop box. PLEASE NOTE: Permit’s that require signed and sealed drawings cannot be emailed, they will need to be submitted, along with their supporting documents, to the drop box outside of Kenneth City Town Hall or mailed to the Kenneth City Building Department (6000 54th Ave N, Kenneth City, FL 33709, ATTN Building Department). For questions regarding what permits require such drawings, please contact the Building Department by phone or email. All electronic plans will be reviewed as received. Please be advised that there will be a 72-hour sterilization period for any paper plans submitted and electronic plans will be reviewed as received.

Please submit any payments for permits by mail or to the drop box next to the entrance of Kenneth City Town Hall.

If you have any questions, please call the Kenneth City Building Department at 727-498-8953.

 

COVID 19 INFORMATION

Florida Department of Health (FloridaHealth.gov/COVID-19)

  • There you'll find frequently asked questions, latest updates, prevention tips and travel recommendations
  • COVID-10 Call Center (24/7): +1 (866)779-6121 (COVID-19@flhealth.gov)

Center for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov)

  • There you'll find frequently asked questions, latest updates, prevention tips, and how the CDC is responding to the Coronavirus disease.

Pinellas County's Facebook  (www.facebook.com/PinellasCountyNews/)

Town of Kenneth City's Facebook (www.facebook.com/townofkennethcity/

Dealing with Anxiety from COVID-19

As municipalities countrywide respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans face unparalleled levels of uncertainty. Psychology.org is aiming to help individuals reestablish a sense of normalcy. Psychology.org partnered with three mental health experts and determined five ways individuals and families can manage corona virus-related anxiety. Actions such as monitoring social media consumption and establishing a routine are two methods they talk about. For more information and a list of their tips, use the link below.
 
Dealing With Coronavirus Anxiety: Expert Tips
https://www.psychology.org/resources/expert-tips-coronavirus-anxiety/