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Orange County Government Expands Permitting Workspace to Enhance Customer Service

Mayor Teresa Jacobs and leadership from across Orange County Government joined the Division of Building Safety for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the renovation and expansion of Permitting Services on Oct. 17, 2018. The new workspace will house additional staff to enhance One-Stop Permitting services on the first floor of Orange County’s Administration Building at 201 […]

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Orange County Celebrates Region’s Most Colorful Parade at Come Out with Pride

Central Florida’s annual Come Out with Pride parade and festival, the largest LGBTQ+ event in the region, has grown to host thousands of visitors...

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Orange County’s Recycling Pilot Provides Pivotal Data

Orange County has concluded a successful, multi-week recycling improvement program pilot consisting of tagging the blue-lid recycling carts at more than 640 households in...

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Orange County’s 311 Answers Non-Emergency Calls to Help Residents Navigate Local Government

For Orange County residents, customer service in government is just three digits away. Orange County’s 311 help and information line is a convenient way...

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OCFL Mayor Teresa Jacobs and other leaders holding their awards

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Recognized as Heart of Florida United Way Change Maker of the Year

The Heart of Florida United Way hosted its inaugural Change Maker Impact Awards on Sept. 24, 2018 at the Church Street Ballroom in downtown...

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Orange County Public Works’ Annual Pasta with a Purpose Luncheon Supports Great Oaks Village

Orange County Public Works’ Annual Pasta with a Purpose Luncheon Supports Great Oaks Village

Employees from across the County joined the Orange County Public Works Department for their annual Pasta with a Purpose event on Sept. 19, 2018....

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Local Resident Donates Almost 50K to Treat Dogs with Heartworm at Orange County Animal Services

Local Resident Donates Almost 50K to Treat Dogs with Heartworm at Orange County Animal Services

One can safely say Orange County resident Jackie Webb is an avid animal lover. About a decade ago, Webb started donating food and money...

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Orange County Government Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Heritage Committee of Greater Orange County (HHCGOC) and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) on the...

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Orange County Government Launches Online Fence Permitting for Homeowners and Contractors

Orange County Government approves up to 4,000 residential fence permits annually. To efficiently serve this high-demand permit type, the County is now offering homeowners...

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Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Hosts Community Celebration at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

Community celebrations are meant to bring residents and officials together to acknowledge projects that have either already been completed or are about to start....

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