Current Status of City Operations During COVID-19
We know a community-wide approach is needed, so we continue to work closely with the Osceola County Office of Emergency Management, Osceola County Government, and the City of St. Cloud as we actively respond to COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health is serving as the lead response agency in the State for this pandemic. We are in frequent communication with the Department of Health and will continue to support them with our resources to the greatest extent possible during this public health emergency.
City Hall and the Kissimmee Police Department lobby are open to the public with updated safety procedures like health screenings, face coverings, and social distancing requirements in effect. Residents can still access City services online.
Planning, Zoning, and Building/Permitting offices are currently closed to the public. Residents can still access City services online.
All other public facilities are closed to the general public though the City will remain fully operational and will provide services to the greatest extent possible.
The Kissimmee Gateway Airport remains open and operational. Air Traffic Control and Fixed Base Operator services are available. The Airport Administration Building is closed to the public but is answering phone calls and emails. Airport Operation and Maintenance Staff are still available for airfield responses.
Public Records Requests
Submit public records requests and track the progress of your request through our online portal.
After submitting a request, you will be provided a tracking number and security code. You may use these two items to check the status of your request in the online portal.
If you provided an email address, a representative of the Clerk's Office will contact you ONLY if your request is unclear or requires payment to fulfill. If a request can be fulfilled without further clarification or payment, you will receive an email notifying you the records are ready for retrieval in the online portal.
Public Safety services remain fully functional and will continue to operate throughout this public health emergency. If you have an emergency, dial 9-1-1. To report a non-emergency police or fire situation, call 407-846-3333.
The Kissimmee Police Department lobby is closed to the general public, but visitors can request assistance by using the red phone provided in the lobby entrance vestibule. Red light camera payments and fingerprinting services will not be offered at Kissimmee Police Department until further notice. If you have questions about red light camera tickets, please call 407-518-2534.
Sanitation / Trash Collection
Curbside pickups for trash, recycling, and yard waste are occurring on normally scheduled days and residents are reminded to have carts/bins at the curb before 7 am on the day of collection.
Any extra bags, bundles or boxes outside of a cart/bin will not be collected until further notice. If you have extra items, please prioritize the most important items like food waste or personal hygiene products are inside your bin first. Drivers will no longer move collection carts/bins and rollback service will be temporarily suspended.
Kissimmee Gateway Airport
The City's airport remains open and operational. Air Traffic Control and Fixed Based Operator services are still available and functioning. The Airport Administration Building is closed to the public, but is answering phone calls and emails and all airfield operations and maintenance staff are working and actively responding to events and activity on the airfield.
Building Permits & Business Licenses
The Building & Fire Prevention Division is no longer serving anyone in person. The City will accept and process all building permits and business licenses via email only until further notice.
Submit applications or request information using the following methods:
Code Enforcement will continue to operate within the City; however, Code Enforcements focus will primarily be on public safety issues, illegal outdoor/street vendors, signage in City rights-of-way and construction activity being done without permits.
Report a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances using the following methods:
Inspections by the City of Kissimmee Engineering Department will continue as normal with City staff following the recommended guidelines for social distancing from the CDC..
The City will continue to accept, process, and issue right-of-way permits by e-mail only. No hard copy applications and associated materials will be accepted.
To request a right-of-way permit or to contact our engineering staff:
Events, Venues & Recreation
All City-sponsored, hosted, and permitted events have been canceled until further notice
The following venues and programming have been closed or canceled until further notice:
Kissimmee Civic Center
Community Centers (Oak Street, Chambers Park, Lakeside & Orange Gardens)
Kissimmee Lakefront Park splash pad & pavilions
Adult and child recreation programming
Planning & Zoning
The City’s Planning & Zoning Division is no longer serving anyone in person; however, they will remain active with inquiries, developer review applications, the Development Review Committee and all other normal Planning tasks.
Any development review application that requires a public meeting with the City Commission or one of the City’s Advisory Boards will be processed up to the point of advertising for the public meeting.
To submit developer review applications or get answers to planning or zoning questions:
Information on Osceola County School District schedule changes can be found on their website at osceolaschools.net.
Public access to all City facilities is currently restricted; however, we are still operating and can provide assistance remotely through our online services or via telephone.