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Orange County Division of Building Safety Launches Remote Inspections

Orange County Division of Building Safety Launches Remote Inspections

To keep individuals safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Government’s Division of Building Safety will now offer remote permit inspections to licensed contractors...

Orange County Studio “Rows with It” Safely during COVID-19 Pandemic: “It was the lifeline we needed,” says Owner

Orange County Studio “Rows with It” Safely during COVID-19 Pandemic: “It was the lifeline we needed,” says Owner

Like many small businesses, a lot of hard work had gone into launching Orange County indoor rowing studio Live2Row. The Ocoee-based fitness enterprise opened...

Chief Lauraleigh Avery at Orange County’s Emergency Operations Center

New Emergency Manager Preparing Orange County to Meet All Public Safety Challenges

When Lauraleigh Avery was appointed Orange County Emergency Manager by Mayor Jerry L. Demings on June 2, 2020, it had historic overtones. She is...

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Orange County’s Hurricane Prep in the Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

This hurricane season, balancing tropical storm threats with the reality of COVID-19 represents a serious challenge, but one for which Orange County’s Office of...

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Fitness Tips for Father’s Day Amid COVID-19

As families come together for Father’s Day – either in person or virtually – it is an opportunity to recognize men and the important...

A Story Worth Flagging: The Origination of Orange County’s Official Flag

A Story Worth Flagging: The Origination of Orange County’s Official Flag

As we celebrate Flag Day on June 14, 2020, you may wonder how Orange County came up with its official flag. That story, as...

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Survey Says … Consumer Confidence Survey Reveals Optimism for COVID-19 Recovery

It was the brainchild of the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force. One of the Task Force’s first recommendations was to conduct a Consumer...

With COVID-19 Scams on the Rise, Here are Some Tips on How to Avoid Them

With COVID-19 Scams on the Rise, Here are Some Tips on How to Avoid Them

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives, fraud schemes to get people’s personal information are on the rise.  The Federal watchdogs...

A row of houses. The photo is used to illustrate the Housing FAQ website that Orange County Government is launching for residents.

Orange County Provides Critical COVID-19 Housing Information to Residents

Orange County’s Housing Division has teamed up with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida to provide important information on eviction protections, tenant rights and housing...