Media Releases

Orange County Shares Back to School Pedestrian Safety Tips

Orange County, Fla. – As part of its ongoing effort to improve pedestrian safety, Orange County Public Works reminds drivers to be on the lookout this week for students walking to and from school. With most schools beginning the new school year this week, these tips will help drivers avoid crashes involving pedestrians and...

Orange County Adopts Vision Zero Strategy

Joins dozens of communities committed to pedestrian safety Orange County, Fla. –  The Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to adopt Vision Zero, a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries by focusing on designing safer roadways. Orange County Public Works Traffic Engineering Division Manager Humberto Castillero, P.E., PTOE, presented...

Coronavirus Updates

Latest news is displayed first. For resources and information on the Coronavirus, visit www.ocfl.net/Coronavirus. To watch any past news conference, visit the OrangeTV YouTube playlist. For the most up-to-date COVID-19 statistics for the state of Florida, visit the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 website. Additionally, residents are encouraged to continue practicing good hygiene, as...

Orange County Adopts Rental Notice Ordinance

Requires Landlords to Notify Tenants for Increases over 5% Orange County, Fla. – Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously today to put in place a Rental Notices Ordinance to protect tenants by requiring landlords to give a 60-day written notice for rent increases of more than 5%. The ordinance will take effect throughout...

Central Florida Animal Shelters at Capacity, Calling for Community Help

Orange County, Fla. – For the first time, Orange County Animal Services, Osceola County Animal Services, Seminole County Animal Services and the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando are sharing a unified message asking for support from Central Florida residents. Each shelter is near capacity with high intakes of homeless animals. One factor contributing to this...