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(2) The Protected Tree(s) to be Removed are weakened by age, fire or other injury or are in major decline, have a fatal and communicable disease, a fatal and communicable insect infestation, or have a defective structure that is a hazard; or
3) The Protected Trees to be removed must be removed in order to construct house improvements, pools, change of grade or new construction.
2) Any tree that is not on the ‘Protected tree and Replacement list.’
3) Due to their status as exotic species or invasive species, any trees listed on the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council most recent Invasive Plant List I and II are not protected tree species.
4) Dead protected trees that are verified by the city arborist.
Any individual or entity for hire that improperly prunes a cabbage palm within a commercial or multi-family development shall be subject to a fine of $100 per tree.
For pickup of dead animals on City right-of-ways – Public Works – 724-1550
For nuisance alligators – Nuisance Alligator Hotline (a division of Florida Fish & Wildlife) – 866-392-4286(Please note: This agency is the only one in the State of Florida that captures alligators. Alligators must be at least 4 feet in length or more for them to respond.)
Customers should monitor Pinellas County Utilities’ water restrictions website at http://www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/water-restrict.htm for up-to-date information, as restrictions can change at any time. As of August 2, 2017, the current authorized irrigation schedule using potable, well, lake or pond sources for Utilities customers is as follows:
•Addresses ending in an even number (0, 2, 4, 6, 8): Thursday and/or Sunday•Addresses ending in an odd number (1, 3, 5, 7, 9): Wednesday and/or Saturday•Addresses with mixed or no addresses, such as common areas associated with residential subdivisions: Tuesday and/or Friday•Lawn irrigation is prohibited between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Handwatering and micro-irrigation of plants (other than lawns) can be done on any day at any time, if needed.New lawns have a 60-day establishment period. On days 1-30, they may be watered any day of the week. During days 31-60, they may be watered three days per week. Even-numbered addresses may water only on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Odd-numbered addresses may be watered only on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Customers using reclaimed water provided by Pinellas County Utilities should be following the reclaimed water restrictions found at http://www.pinellascounty.org/utilities/reclaim-irrigation.htm.
Rental - $160.00 water deposit (inside city limits)
Cash, Check, Money Order, Credit Card (on City website only) and Direct Debit. For more information: Click on Living in Safety Harbor, Utility Services, Utility Billing
You may come into the library in person or apply on line. You will need to pick up your card in person with proof of ID and residency. Apply for a PPLC Library Card
For the convenience of your REAL Fun experience, the City of Safety Harbor offers online registration or in person registrations are available at the following facilities:
Community Center650 9th Ave. S. 727-724-1530
Rigsby Recreation Center605 2nd St. N. 727-724-1545
Museum & Cultural Center329 S. Bayshore Blvd. 727-724-1562
You may come into the library in person or apply on line. You will need to pick up your card in person with proof of ID and residency. Apply for a PPLC Card Apply for a PPLC Library Card
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Patrons may check their library card accounts online via PALS, the library's catalog. Available information includes items currently checked out, reserves, and fines. When checking your account online, you will need your library card number and PIN, which is usually the last four digits of the telephone number on your account. Patrons may also call the library's circulation department, 727-1525 x114 for this information.
We are just north of the Safety Harbor Spa, a block off Main Street. Directions to the SHPL
Please call us for further information. (727) 724-1525 x101 or fill out a Volunteer Form online. Volunteer Form
The Friends of the Library and the Library Foundation do accept monetary donations. Visit here for information on our support groups.
The Friends Bookstore is located in the library. Large book sales are scheduled quarterly by the Friends. Check the monthly newsletter for announcements.
If the item is available in our local (PALS) catalog at another library in the county, it will be shipped to the library of your choice in about five business days.
In PALs, fifteen (15) items can be placed on hold request, per card holder. Holds on DVDs and audio books are limited to six per card. Please contact the Reference Desk at 724-1525 x4112 for more information.
If the item is no found locally in PALs, an interlibrary loan can be placed upon request. Effective June 1, 2014, the first five Interlibrary Loan (ILL) requests per month are free to any PPLC card holder. A $5.00 charge will be assessed for each additional ILL item (over five) received during a calendar month.
The Library allows six claim returns per person, before unreturned items are charged to a patron's account.
Books & Kits - 28 daysNew Books - 14 days Audio Books - 28 days (Limit 25)Music CDs - 14 days (Limit 25)DVDs - 7 days (Limit 16)Magazines - 14 daysYouth Holiday Books - 28 days (Limit 4)Sunshine State Books - 14 days (Limit 4)Youth Non-Fiction - 28 days (4 per subject) Video Games - 7 days (Limit 1)Reading Adventure Backpack - 14 days (Limit 1)Children's Musical Instruments - 28 days (Limit 1)Bicycle Locks - 24 hours (Limit 1)Kill A Watt EZ Power Meter - 14 days (Limit 1)
You can renew items three times, as long as the item is not requested by another patron.
For more information on placing holds, click on the link. Place a Hold
Items may be renewed unless there is a patron hold against the item. Non-renewable materials are children's holiday books, children's electronic game, and MP3 players. DVDs can only be renewed once. You may renew an item at the library, online, or over the phone. If you are renewing online, you will need your library barcode number and password. Your password is typically the last four digits of your telephone number.
Patrons are limited to 60 minutes using the computers if others are waiting. Printing is 15 cents per page for black-and-white prints. Color printing is available for 50 cents per page.
When registering to use a computer, please let the staff know if you have special computing needs.
Wireless access is available throughout the building using your personal laptop computer or other wireless device.
Printing from your personal computer to the library printers is not available. You can send a document to your email address, access it from public computers and then print it.
Documents can be faxed using the Library Document Station in the reference area. This is an outgoing fax service only.
In addition, ILL items not picked up will be assessed a $5.00 fee.
(Note: ILLs are materials ordered from outside the Pinellas Public Library Cooperative.)
Under section 14.01 of the city code requires all businesses within the City of Safety Harbor to obtain a business tax receipt prior to commencing business. A receipt would be required if you represent to the public goods or services for a fee.
First, anyone with internet access can go to the Pinellas County Emergency Management home page , then click Know Your Zone.
Second, call the Pinellas County Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) at 727-453-3150 and enter the telephone number of the property in Pinellas County only that you want to check.
Third, one could consult a copy of the official Pinellas County All-Hazard Guide that was distributed city halls, city fire departments, all libraries, Pinellas County court houses, and tax collector offices. Simply locate your house on the map to determine the level.
Fourth, access the Evacuation Guide online.
As a final option, you can call the Pinellas County offices at 727-464-3800 and they will look it up for you, as time permits.
Yes. The Library is located at 101 2nd Street N., 727-724-1525. It is open: Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.