Okeechobee County and the City of Okeechobee have issued a county-wide burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  This burn ban prohibits burning of yard trash, and other types of fires such as campfires, bonfires, and burn barrels. For more information contact Okeechobee County Fire Rescue at 863-763-5544 or Okeechobee City Fire Department at 863-467-1586.

Local Florida Office of Film & Entertainment

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Okeechobee County Tourist Development Council is the local office for film and entertainment in Okeechobee County.  Filming in Florida has limitless possibilities.  Great weather, friendly people, diverse landscapes.  One of the greatest reasons to film in Florida is the Florida Entertainment Sales Tax Exemption. 

Florida Entertainment Sales Tax Exemption

Any qualified production company producing motion pictures, made for television motion pictures, television series, commercial advertising, music videos or sound recordings in Florida, may be eligible for a sales and use tax exemption on certain production related purchases in Florida.

Click on the logo above for Film in Florida filming information and to apply for the Sales Tax Exemption.