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Posted on: August 13, 2019

5 Things You Should Know About Panhandling

A graphic showing no to panhandling

  • Panhandling is not against the law. The U.S. Supreme Court has found that panhandling (asking others for money) is a form of free speech protected by the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Just say no. The best way to end panhandling is to stop giving...
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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Tree Clearing on Riverwalk Property

A graphic showing the Riverwalk Property area in Port Orange to show where the trees will be cleared

To comply with federal, state and local stormwater management and floodplain development requirements, about 3’ to 4’ of fill will need to be placed in this area to provide water quality and flood protection for development. Due to the...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Panhandling Signs Around the City

A photo of a panhandling sign that are being put up in locations around the city to educate citizens

We are committed to helping our community maintain a high quality of life and ask all of our citizens and visitors to refrain from donating directly to panhandlers, but to local charities, if they so choose.

With everyone’s help, we can have a po...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

WSBB radio segment on Panhandling

A photo of City Manager Jake Johansson and Police Chief Tom Grimaldi at the WSBB radio station to di

Click on the following link to hear the interview.: Panhandling radio segment

Posted on: May 29, 2019

City of Port Orange Asks Customers to Follow Irrigation Guidelines as Temperatures Soar

A picture of a sprinkler on a lawn being watered.  We want to inform residents to follow watering gu

Please click on the link below for the current water restrictions as listed on the city's website under the Public Utilities section.

Since January 2016, the city’s reclaimed water system...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Alert Port Orange!

Graphic on Alert Port Orange, a notification system to alert citizens on weather, public safety

 This system will be used to be notified about: weather alerts, public safety notifications, health notifications, and more.  To register, please click on the following link:

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Citizen Information Kiosk

A image of City Center. A new information kiosk from the City has been put together for citizens

Created by Port Orange GIS Staff, check out the site by clicking on the link below. After reviewing, did it meet your expectations? Let us know by taking a brief survey also located on the site.

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

FDOT Concrete Repairs on U.S. 1 in Port Orange and South Daytona - to begin Monday, April 29

Graphic of the explanation of concrete repairs that FDOT will be starting on US 1 in Port Orange

The contractor is expected to begin work the week of April 29 on the portion of U.S. 1 south of Dunlawton Avenue. The contractor will move north of Dunlawton Avenue, coming back to the Dunlawton intersection toward the end of the project.The project invol...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

City of Port Orange Announces its Selection of Workday as the New Finance and HR System

A photo of an ad showing the city's new partner for ERP




Contact: Christine Martindale

Telephone: 386-506-5522




February 25, 2019

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

St. Johns River to Sea Loop (Halifax Trail)

Graphical rendering of the Halifax Trail route in Port Orange

Click the red underline, "Halifax Trail" for more information: Halifax Trail 

Posted on: February 13, 2019

City of Port Orange Official Mobile App for Apple and Android Devices

Screenshot of the My Port Orange Mobile App for the Android devices and Apple Iphones

This mobile app also includes the new Citizen Request Tracker, which will allow for concerns to be reported to the City directly in a straightforward and easy-to-use application.

There are two ways to download the app from an Apple or Android device.

To dow...

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