Public Health & Safety

Orange County BCC Meeting on October 3 to Include Puerto Rico Relief

County Launches Hurricane Maria Information Page In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Orange County has continued to exhibit our cherished “neighbors serving neighbors” philosophy – a reflection of our strong culture of caring and compassion. Even as we are recovering from Hurricane Irma, we are working to help other disaster victims, with a very special […]

Yard Waste Crews Expand Shifts, Working Saturdays

Yard Waste Crews Expand Shifts, Working Saturdays

Garbage and recycling curbside collection for residents of unincorporated Orange County continues to operate according to the regular schedule. Due to volume, yard waste...

Mayor Jacobs hosts hurricane briefing

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Hosts Hurricane Briefing for Legislative Delegation

On September 15, 2017, at the direction of Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, the state and federal legislative delegation for Orange County received a briefing...

Mayor Jacobs signs emergency executive order

Orange County, Florida Emergency Executive Order No. 17-12 | 5 P.M., Sept. 14

Earlier this afternoon, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs executed the Emergency Executive Order 17-12. This order contains life-saving directives regarding nursing homes and assisted...

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 1:30 P.M. Sept. 14 Press Briefing Update

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management 1:30 P.M. Sept. 14 Press Briefing Update

According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, there are five deaths related to Hurricane Irma in Orange County. One was due to blunt force injuries...

Emergency personnel assessing damage

Hurricane Irma Major Disaster Declaration for Orange County

Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs “I am deeply gratified to announce that yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, we were notified that Orange...

Emergency management

Orange County Office Of Emergency Management Sept. 13 Press Briefing

Updates from Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management: Permitting Fees Waived Permit fees to repair damages caused by Hurricane Irma have been temporarily waived...

Broken tree branch

Hurricane Irma Debris Removal Information

As Orange County continues recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma, it is important for residents to be informed on debris removal. CITIZEN DROP-OFF SITES Residents...

Emergency management assessing damage

Orange County Offers Help to Homeowners and Contractors in Securing Permits

Permit Fees for Storm-Damaged Properties Temporarily Waived Homeowners and contractors need to be vigilant about getting repairs made quickly and correctly to storm-damaged properties...

Mayor Jacobs with a generator and emergency personnel

Orange County Urges Residents to Take Precaution When Using Portable Generators

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs in partnership with Orange County Fire Rescue, held a briefing on generator safety in the wake of Hurricane Irma...