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Quick Fix for Minor Flooding

Sandbag Pickup Locations

St. Pete residents may pick up a maximum of 10 sandbags per household. Staff will be on hand to assist seniors and others who may be unable to fill and load their own sandbags. Residents must provide proof of residence (such as a driver's license) to receive sandbags.

Year-Round

Sandbags are available to city residents throughout the year during non-emergency times at the following location. This location will close during a declared emergency.  

  • Pavement and Traffic Operations Building, 1744 9th Ave. N. (Monday-Friday and every second Saturday of the month, 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) 

Only During Storm Conditions

Following a declaration of a tropical storm or hurricane warning, sandbags will be issued at the following locations. These locations may open earlier depending on direction and/or tidal conditions. These locations are not open year-round.

Self-Service Locations
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday – 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Full-Service Locations
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday – 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Sandbag Distribution Updates

Check the City’s X (@stpetefl) and Facebook (/stpetefl) accounts for real-time sandbag location information. 

More information about flooding can be found on the flooding page. More information about how to prepare for a hurricane can be found on the hurricane center page.