located between the atlantic ocean and the intercoastal waterway in historic indian river county

​*Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not wish your email address to be released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the Town Administration or its officials. Instead, contact this office by phone or letter.

LOCALLY LICENSED/OCCUPATIONAL Contractor/Subcontractor:

​STATE CERTIFIED Contractor/Subcontractor:

​​Town of Orchid


Work Registration Requirements

All contractors who need to gain access for work in Town of Orchid must annually register with the Town. Registrations follow the Town's fiscal year, which starts October 1st and goes through September 30th. ALL required documents and payment (if applicable) must be complete and on file with the Town in order to receive a work registration certificate for access to the Town.










In order to register with the Town of Orchid, please submit the appropriate Application Form (download above or pick-up at Town Hall) and provide the following:  


  1. Local, State or Federal License / Specialty License (LP Gas, Appliances, etc.)  
  2. Certificate of Insurance for General Liability with the Town of Orchid as Certificate Holder  
  3. Certificate of Insurance for Workers’ Compensation with the Town of Orchid as Certificate Holder OR State of Florida Certificate of Exemption
  4. Payment of $20.00 processing fee by cash, check or money order. (State Certified contractors are exempt from fee.)


Apart from above listed point 4, these requirements apply to ALL service providers, contractors and subcontractors, whether State Certified or Locally Licensed/Occupational. Please be aware that it is up to you to keep your documents current. Access Control for Town of Orchid will be notified of expired documents and may choose to deny you access into Orchid until documentation is brought up to date.


You may submit your paperwork in-person, via email or via fax. The registration certificate will be processed and provided upon receipt of the processing fee (if applicable) and all documents. 


In-person: 7707-1 U.S. Highway 1, Vero Beach, FL 32967

Email: buildingdept@townoforchid.com*

Fax: 772-581-2771


Please feel free to contact Town Hall via telephone with any questions: 772-581-2770.


​​NOTE: VEHICLE DECALS ARE NOT ISSUED BY THE TOWN OF ORCHID, The registration certificate should be provided to the access gate on the west-side of A1A. Without the certificate, you will not be granted access to the Town. Access Control will issue you vehicle decals. Please note that the Community Association charges a fee for these decals and will only accept company checks. The Town is a separate entity from the Community Association and does not issue the decals or set those fees.


Information for Homeowners


The Ordinance establishing the policy of requiring annual work registrations (No. 2007-04) is not intended to be a substitute for consumers carefully selecting contractors; consumers must ultimately assume personal responsibility by conducting their own due diligence on all contractors before they are hired in order to determine that the contractors are fully and adequately insured and qualified relative to the contracting services being provided. If you have any questions regarding the registration of contractors and businesses with Town of Orchid, please contact Town Hall at 772-581-2770, ext. 4.​