The City of Apopka and Orange County Government have announced their emergency schedules during the period Hurricane Ian is active in the area.
City Office Closures
Apopka City Hall, Utility Billing, Fran Carlton Center, Billie Dean Community Center, and all other administrative offices will close at noon on Wednesday, September 28th, and will remain closed Thursday, September 29, 2022. Offices will reopen on Friday, September 30th, at 8 AM.
Police, Medical, and Fire services will continue to operate.
Garbage services will not be operational on Thursday, September 29, 2022, during the storm. We will provide further notifications later in the week regarding when services will resume.
The City will continue to have sandbags available until NOON on Wednesday, September 28th, at Edwards Field (behind Kit Land Nelson Park).
Hours of Operations are:
Tuesday, September 27th, from 7 AM to 7 PM
Wednesday, September 28th, from 7 AM to 12 PM
Apopka High School, 555 Martin St, Apopka, FL 32712, will be a general population and pet-friendly shelter starting on Wednesday, September 28th at 8 AM for people living in low-lying areas and mobile homes that need shelter from the storm. It will remain operational until the storm is over.
First United Methodist Church of Apopka, 201 S Park Ave, Apopka, FL 32703, will be a homeless shelter starting on Wednesday, September 28th, at 7 PM.
Important Phone numbers
For non-emergency issues within the City of Apopka, such as traffic lights out, tree limbs blocking the road, flooding, wastewater backup, etc., please contact:
City of Apopka’s nonemergency line 407-703-1850
The line will be active starting at 8 AM on Wednesday, September 28th.
For residents living in unincorporated Orange County with non-emergency issues:
Orange County Government
To report a power outage or a fallen power line:
407-629-1010 or 800-228-8485
To report a problem with a gas line:
Lake Apopka Gas
For more information on school closures:
Orange County Public Schools
Until noon on Wednesday, Sept. 28, Orange County Utilities will collect residential curbside garbage, yard waste, and large items; recycling carts will not be collected. After that time, remove and safely store all materials until your next regularly scheduled collection day.
This schedule may change if conditions deteriorate and become unsafe. There will be no collections on Thursday, Sept. 29. Curbside service will resume when conditions are safe to do so; however, yard waste collection may be delayed.