Flagler County Shuts Down Beaches, Gov't Buildings & More

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Bunnell, FL - Flagler County, Palm Coast, and Flagler Beach officials released emergency orders on Sunday closing down beaches, parks, community centers, and other recreational facilities effective at 6 a.m. today.

Flagler County Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord said, “The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state – and elsewhere in the country – continue to rise,” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. “We have to balance individuals’ desires to be out and about with the safety of the entire community. We are trying to limit areas where social distancing and sanitation may be more difficult to regulate.”

In the County, all beaches, parks, community centers, pavilions, camping areas, and associated facilities, like parking lots and restrooms are closed until further notice.  Lord says this emergency order also encompasses all facilities of the parks and community centers, including parking lots, restrooms, dune walkovers, and the dry sand beach.

Also closed until further notice is the Flagler County  Government Services Building. 

The Tax Collector’s Office will allow commercial drivers licenses and dealer tags to be obtained through a scheduled appointment. Appointments can be made by calling 386-313-4160. Other limited services may be provided at the walk-up window.

Records from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office can be obtained by visiting the Tax Collector’s walk-up window. Sheriff's Human Resources Office is by appointment only.

To access all other government service, please call the appropriate office as listed below:

 Board of County Commissioners   313-4100

County Administrator                               313-4001

Public Information Office                  313-4039

Financial Services                                         313-4008

Human Resources                                         313-4007

Planning & Building:                                    313-4003

Public Works & Engineering            313-4006

County Attorney                                            313-4005

Social Services                                               586-2324

Library                                                                446-6763

School District                                                437-7526

Property Appraiser Office                313-4150

Tax Collector's Office                          313-4160

Sheriff's Office Records Section     313-4116

Sheriff's Office Human Resources  313-4116

Supervisor of Elections Office         313-4170

The city of Flagler Beach shut down its beaches, Boardwalk, and Pier at 6 a.m. this morning until further notice.

The city of Palm Coast is also closing all city parks and trails until further notice.  Those closures are in effect today. Parks & Recreation is offering virtual recreation programs for opportunities to recreate at your own home.

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