City of Sunny Isles Beach
18070 Collins Ave
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Phone: 305 792 1700
Text the word: CITYOFSIB To: 72727
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The City of Sunny Isles Beach occupies 1.78 square miles in the northeaster corner of Miami-Dade County, the most populated county in the State of Florida. With an estimated population of 22,123 people, the City ranks 15th in population amongst the 34 municipalities in the County.
The City is located on a barrier island bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the west. The City has been developed primarily for residential purposes.
The City was incorporated in 1997 and operates under a mayor-commission-manager form of government. Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in the governing commission, which consists of a mayor and a four member Commission.
The City Commission is vested with policy-setting authority, adopting the annual budget, approving general purchases and services of the governmental operations, appointing committees, and hiring the City Manager and City Attorney.
The City Manager is responsible for recommending and carrying out the policies and ordinances of the City Commission, appointing the directors of the City’s departments, hiring of staff, submitting a proposed annual budget, advising the Commission as to the financial condition of the City, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City.
The City is divided into four districts with one Commissioner required to reside in each district. Each Commissioner is elected “at large” and is elected for a four-year term. The Mayor is elected “at large” and is elected for a four-year term.
The City of Sunny Isles Beach provides a full range of municipal services: public safety, ocean rescue, building, zoning and planning, code enforcement, transportation, maintenance of roads and parking facilities, parks, recreation and cultural programs, general government and administrative services. Fire protection and education is provided by Miami Dade County. Water and sewer utilities are provided by NMB Water.