Storm Updates


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Charlotte County  Updates:

DeSoto County  Updates:

Punta Gorda Updates:

  • 09.26.22 City of Punta Gorda Declares State of Emergency
  • From Zoning Official Lisa Hannon and Building Official Kathleen Croteau:Given the possibility of a storm affecting our area early next week, the City of Punta Gorda Zoning/Code Compliance and Building Division is requesting the following to be addressed on all job sites:
    If dumpsters are ½ full or more, make arrangements to have them emptied prior to Monday the 26th.  If this is not possible, please ensure that they are tarped by Monday evening.

    • Building inspectors will be out today and tomorrow to ensure job sites are secure.
    • Whether we are impacted or not by adverse weather, the residents around these sites will be concerned and we should have the sites secured for the weekend.
    • We will continue to monitor this storm and provide further instructions as required, however, we request that you also monitor the storm and take any actions as needed.
      Thank you.
  • Ensure that all silt screens are securely in place.
  • Keep all swales clear.
  • If roofing tiles or shingles are being or have been delivered, but not yet installed, be prepared to bundle them if conditions warrant this weekend.

Florida Updates

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Updates on State Response to Tropical Storm Ian, State Emergency Operations Center Activated to Level One


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Charlotte County Emergency Management

DeSoto County Emergency Management

Charlotte County COAD (Community Organizations Active in Disaster)

Preparing your home for a hurricane



Useful Links:

NAHB Disaster Resources – Links and Resources

NAHB Housing Industry Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

FEMA: How to prepare for a Hurricane