On May 7th, 2012 the County Commissioners adopted an Authorized Emergency Vehicle Designation Policy by law via Resolution 2014-022
. This law applies to privately owned vehicles only. Publicly owned emergency vehicles are authorized by State statute to use red lights and sirens and do not require Commission approval.
In addition, all Authorized Emergency Vehicle Written Designations, Emergency Vehicle Permits and/or Red Light and Siren Permits issued before May 7th, 2012 shall be considered null and void after July 1st, 2012 regardless of expiration date on card and/or lack of expiration date. A new permit will need to be obtained before July 1st, 2012 to use red light and sirens on your privately owned vehicle.