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Orange County’s Sandbag Operation Shutting Down for Storm

All four sandbag locations will cease operations at noon Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Public Works continues to make sandbags available to residents preparing for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole. The County’s self-serve sandbag distribution will be open until noon at the following locations: Downey Park 10107 Flowers Ave. Fort Christmas Historical...

Statement from Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings | November 8, 2022

“My friends, I am sad to report that the 1-penny sales surtax for transportation did not garner enough votes for passage.  I want to thank everyone who worked so hard to get the measure on the ballot and those who hit the campaign trail. Despite this outcome, Orange County is and will always be...

Orange County Announces Tropical Storm Nicole Shelter Locations

Shelters Set to Open Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7 a.m. WHAT: In anticipation of Tropical Storm Nicole, Orange County Government Emergency Operations Center will open two shelters in Orange County. WHEN: November 9, 2022 at 7 a.m. WHERE: As of Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 7 a.m., the following shelters in Orange County...

Orange County Providing Sandbags Ahead of Subtropical Storm

Four locations open Tuesday at 8 a.m. for Orange County Residents Orange County, Fla. – As Orange County residents make their preparations in advance of Subtropical Storm Nicole, Public Works is making free self-serve sandbags available to residents. All four locations will open to the public at 8:00 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and are...

Orange County Making Sandbags Available to Residents

Downey Park opens Monday afternoon with additional sites opening Tuesday Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Public Works is making sandbags immediately available to residents preparing for potential impacts from Subtropical Storm Nicole. Downey Park, located at 10107 Flowers Avenue, will open to residents at 3:00 p.m. today with three other locations opening Tuesday...

Nicole Updates

Latest news is displayed first. For resources and information on storm preparedness and recovery, visit www.ocfl.net/storm. The following Orange County boat ramps are now open, effective immediately: Trimble Park – Lake Dora Magnolia Park – Lake Apopka Barnett Park – Lake Lawne Boat ramps at Moss Park, Bywater and Woodsmere will reopen at 8...

Orange County’s Debris Removal Map Goes Interactive

Improved map allows residents to check progress at street level Orange County, Fla. – As the removal process for debris left by Hurricane Ian continues across Orange County, Public Works and the County’s contractor are releasing an interactive map for residents to check the progress of debris removal in their neighborhood. This map includes...