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Posted on: August 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hurricane Dorian Info

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Emergency Operations Center

Currently, the status of the city’s Emergency Operations Center is at level 2 (or partially activated). It will be at level 1 (fully activated) starting a 8 a.m. on Monday, September 2 through the duration of the storm. 

City offices, parks & facility closures

City offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4. The Community Redevelopment Area meeting and City Commission scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 4 have been canceled. Parks and community centers will be closed as well. 

Citizen Hotline - (386) 671-5555

The city of Daytona Beach will open its Citizen Hotline on Monday, Sept. 2 beginning at 8 a.m. and will remain available until further notice. 

Garbage Collection

The city’s waste hauler is planning to run its regular route Monday for garbage collection. However, due to the closure of the Volusia County Landfill on Tuesday, garbage and recycling collection for the City of Daytona Beach will NOT occur. The next scheduled garbage pickup will be Friday, and the collection for recycling will be the following Tuesday, Sept. 10, weather and storm impact dependent.

City Commission approves local State of Emergency 

Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry declared a local state of emergency at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 29. The declaration, which is valid for a period of seven days, allows the city to take emergency measures to protect the health and safety of its population and to protect against property damage.


Shelters will open at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2 For shelter information online, please refer to the county's information website

Mandatory Evacuations

Public safety officials are urging residents living on beachside, in low-lying areas that are known to flood, and in mobile homes to evacuate their homes in advance of the potentially powerful storm’s landfall.  For evacuation information online, please refer to the county's information website

The city of Daytona Beach does not issue passes for re-entry to the beachside. Typically what happens is people will show their driver’s license or other form of photo ID that shows they live in the area they are trying to access. Officials and public safety also work with people who are trying to get to work, and encourage people to have ID or something from their workplace which verifies their place of employment.

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