Pinecrest was incorporated on March 12, 1996. It is one of 34 municipalities in Miami-Dade County and is home to approximately 18,223 residents as of the 2010 Census. The Village of Pinecrest encompasses approximately eight square miles and is recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida.
In 2011, the South Florida Business Journal named Pinecrest as one of the ten best places in Florida for "quality of life." The Village is also nationally recognized as a Tree City USA, a Playful City USA and a Community of Respect.
Pinecrest is home to eight parks and facilities including Pinecrest Gardens, which is renown around South Florida for its breathtaking beauty and community events. The park is located on the former site of the Parrot Jungle.
Pinecrest is governed by a five member Village Council and operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The Pinecrest Municipal Center is located on US 1 at 12645 Pinecrest Parkway. Regular business hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Access to the Police Station is available 24/7.
For more information on the Village of Pinecrest, please visit: http://www.pinecrest-fl.gov/
Village of Pinecrest businesses can find municipal resources, including tax and licensing, here: http://www.pinecrest-fl.gov/index.aspx?page=193
Is the Pinecrest Business Association an extension of the Village of Pinecrest government?
No. Although we work together with the Village of Pinecrest government on a multitude of community events and charitable causes, the PBA is not an official organization of the Village of Pinecrest.
What media exists in the Village of Pinecrest?
- Pinecrest Tribune (Community Newspapers)
- Pinecrest Magazine
- The Florida Villager