Latest Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Orange City Council votes to pass Emergency Ordinance no. 632, to require face coverings, effective 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7. Read more here.

 As of June 1, City Hall and other administrative offices are open to the public.

The City of Orange City’s highest priority has been the health and safety of our residents and staff. Protective measures have been installed to ensure we can operate within CDC recommended guidelines. We respectfully request that you do not enter City Hall if you are not feeling well. Please call (386) 775-5400 for more information.

The City of Orange City continues to monitor the situation regarding the coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. We will continue to update our website and our social media pages regarding important information about COVID-19 as it pertains to the City of Orange City.

City of Orange City Facebook Page

City of Orange City Twitter

COVID-19 has been reported in Volusia County and elsewhere in the state by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health. It is important that we do our part of protect ourselves and those around us:

  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom, before eating and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
  • Practice social distancing by maintain six feet of distance
  • Wear a face mask or cloth face covering when in public.

 Voting Information
There is a General Election on November 3.  For information about Early Voting or to locate your precinct, visit VolusiaElections.org.  To learn more about Orange City elections, click here.

Testing Information
For the most up-to-date information about testing sites in Volusia County, please click here.

Rent, Mortgage, Emergency Repair, Businesses and Nonprofits Assistance

Rental assistance
Volusia County will accept applications from households that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Rental assistance may be provided to eligible households for up to three months. Click here for more information or email communityassistance@volusia.org.

Mortgage assistance
Volusia County will accept applications from households that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Mortgage assistance may be provided to eligible households for up to three months.  This includes assistance for eligible households for payment of arrears, current and future payments. Click here for more information or email communityassistance@volusia.org.

Emergency Repair

Volusia County will accept applications from homeowners that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 and are in need of one or both of the following emergency repairs to their home: septic tank pump out or central heat & air (HVAC) unit repair or replacement. Click here for more information.

Business and Nonprofit Grants

For information about small business grants, nonprofit grants or home-based business assistance grants, please click here.

City Parks
City of Orange City’s parks and amenities are open for the public to use.  Pavilion and field rentals have resumed. Rentals have been modified to follow current CDC guidelines. Park visitors should continue to practice appropriate social distancing measures.

 Orange City Utilities
Orange City Utilities customers, effective with the June utility bill:

  • Penalties and disconnections will resume.
    • If you are unable to pay your delinquent bill, please contact OCU customer service, (386) 775-5444 option 1, to inquire about the opportunity to establish a COVID-19 payment plan.
  • Pay by phone/online convenience fees will no longer be credited to accounts.  Refer to payment methods on the back of your bill.
  • The utility billing lobby is open to the public.  Lobby Access is limited in accordance with CDC guidelines.  Temporary  hours are 8 am to 5pm.

Questions?  Call (386) 775-5444 option 1.

City Council Meetings
City Council Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. Following the CDC guidelines, Council Members, staff and any attending members of the public will be provided a location in the Council Chambers at least six feet apart. To protect the health of employees and residents, seating is limited. To accommodate those who wish to provide public comment, you may contact the City Clerk, mberinger@ourorangecity.com or 386-775-5403. City Meetings are not streamed online but copies of the audio may be requested through the city clerk’s office, mberinger@ourorangecity.com or 386-775-5403. Meeting agendas can be found here .

Local Food Pantry Information

Orange City United Methodist Church
396 E University Ave, Orange City 386-775-3068
Monday through Friday and every 3rd Saturday, 9 am to noon, one bag per family per week.

 The Journey
975 E Graves Ave, Orange City 386-775-3500
2nd and 4th Saturdays (through the summer), noon to 2 pm. No ID required.

 St. Jude’s Episcopal Church
815 E Graves Ave. Orange City 386-775-6200
Every Tuesday, 8:30 am to 10 am. Food and pet supplies. ID required. Orange City residents only.

Backpack Buddies OC
School kids’ meal program and emergency food assistance. West Volusia residents only.
Please call 386-218-5776 and leave a message or email BackpackBuddiesoc@gmail.com

 Important Links
Because information regarding the spread of COVID-19 changes daily, please stay informed.
Volusia County Public Information Network
Florida Department of Health
Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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