Second and final collection pass to begin Nov. 28
The City of Port Orange and AshBritt, Inc. are preparing for the second and final pass for collection of storm-related debris resulting from Hurricane Matthew on city-maintained roads. The second and final pass by will begin Monday, November 28, 2016.
Residents should have all storm-related debris on the public right-of-way by November 28 to be collected. The right-of-way is the area between the street and sidewalk, utility pole, ditch or water meter.
Debris should not cover storm drains or be placed near fire hydrants, power lines and mailboxes. Vegetative debris must be separate from bagged vegetation, construction debris and demolition debris.
Bagged and contained small yard waste will continue to be collected on Wednesdays, the regular yard waste day by Waste Pro. If residents have questions or concerns regarding storm-related debris, they may call Public Works at 386-506-5575.
Temporary Building Permit Fee Waiver |
The City Council has issued a temporary permit fee waiver for the following activities requiring a permit due to damage caused by Hurricane Matthew
(Resolution No. 16-70):
- Tree removal;
- Roof Repairs and Replacement;
- Pool Enclosures;
- Screen Rooms;
- Sign Repair and Replacement; and
- Other repairs requiring a permit caused by Hurricane Matthew.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
through Sunday, January 1, 2017.
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- Permits Applications must be complete.
- Each property owner shall be required to sign a sworn affidavit that the permit application is needed as a result of damage sustained by Hurricane Matthew.
- Hurricane Matthew Permit Fee Waiver Affidavit
|For this week, there are six trucks dedicated to Council District 1, six trucks for Council District 4, two trucks for Council District 3, and two trucks for Council District 2. In these districts, debris along arterial roads are collected, followed by collector roads, and then local roads. The concentration of trucks is evaluated and adjusted every week usually based on the progress of collection, vehicular traffic concerns, and other factors.
Debris removal began Oct. 12 by a City debris removal contractor. Residents are advised to place materials for pick-up on the sidewalk or at the edge of property, curbside away from fire hydrants, power lines and mailboxes. Do not block drainage ditches or inlets.
Bagged yard waste must be kept separate from cut trees and limbs.
A contractor will collect the trees and limbs, and Waste Pro will collect the bags. Debris removal crews will not go onto private property to collect or remove debris.
Debris must be sorted and separated into vegetative and construction/household goods.
- Vegetative debris – including leaves, plants, shrubs and branches – should NOT be placed in bags.
- Construction, household and structural debris includes building materials, drywall, lumber, carpet, furniture, mattresses, and plumbing materials.
The Port Orange Youth Advisory Board members Patrick Burnette, Chad Mallard and Chase Mallard and the Assistant City Manager, Alan Rosen, participated in an "Adopt-A-Road" clean up on Saturday. The crew removed litter on Clyde Morris between Victoria Gardens and Dunlawton.
Residents that have damage from Hurricane Matthew are encouraged to apply for FEMA assistance as soon as possible. Registration can be done by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or going online to www.disasterassistance.gov.
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