(LAST UPDATED 9/19/2017 AT 12:10 PM)
Hurricane Irma has passed and is no longer a threat to South Florida. As we begin post-storm clean up, city emergency management officials urge residents to use extreme caution when going outside. Crews are working to repair downed power lines, clear debris and remove other potential hazards.
FEMA Assistance for Residents
Residents with losses due to Hurricane Irma in Palm Beach County may now register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Individuals can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
You may also register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. EDT seven days a week until further notice.
Business Recovery Information
Was your business affected by Hurricane Irma? Click here to get business recovery information.
If you are using a generator at home, make sure you do it safely. Generators need to be at least 10 feet away from your house and in a well-ventilated area. Click here for more generator safety tips.
If you have experienced a power outage, please call 1-800-4OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243) or you can download the FPL app through your mobile app store and report the outage through the online portal. Please be patient as FPL crews are working diligently to restore power in Delray Beach.
The city has lifted water use restrictions on all residents as power has been restored to most of its sewage pumping stations.
If you are experiencing any water or sewer-related issues please call (561) 243-7119.
Regular garbage collection will resume Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
Debris removal will begin on Monday, September 18, 2017. It is important you follow the proper debris seperation guidelines indicated below:
The majority of city facilities will reopen for business Thursday, September 14, 2017.
The countywide curfew has been lifted.
The parking garages will be open for public parking beginning Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Restrictions to the barrier island have been lifted.
Other than the Atlantic Dunes Park, the public beach is open.
The city's trolley service will resume Saturday, September 15, 2017.
Parks and Recreation
Most parks will be open as of September 15, 2017.
Cancellation of Special Events
All city-operated special events are cancelled until further notice.
Post Hurricane Information
The city has established a Hurricane Information Number, (561) 243-7033, which is a recorded message that will be updated regularly about city services.
Palm Beach County Public Schools
According to the Palm Beach County School district, all Palm Beach county public schools will be closed the remainder of this week with the anticipation of reopening on Monday, September 18, 2017.
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