Operation Blue Roof continues in Orange County

first_imgFrom the Orange County Newsroom  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA and the Orange County Office of Emergency Management continue to offer Operation Blue Roof. Residents can register for Operation Blue Roof at the Edgewater Library, located at 5049 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL 32810 between 10:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. each day until further notice.Operation Blue Roof provides and installs temporary blue plastic sheeting to mitigate additional property damage until permanent repairs can be made. This program is available at no cost to eligible primary homeowners in Orange County.HOW TO QUALIFY:The home applying for assistance must be a primary residenceOnly standard shingled roofs will be considered for assistanceMetal roofs and mobile homes may be repaired as practical on an individual basisContractors cannot cover roofs made of materials such as slate, asbestos or clay tile, or other material which would be exceptionally difficult to repair, or would likely be damaged during installationRoofs with more than 50% structural damage will not qualifyRIGHT OF ENTRY:Homeowners are required to sign a Right of Entry (ROE) form allowing government employees and contractor to assess damage and install the blue roofsFor renters, legal permission for blue roof installation must be granted by the property ownerRenters are also required to obtain permission from the property owner to continue residing in the home until permanent repairs are completedDetailed information can be found on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers- Jacksonville District website at www.saj.usace.army.mil/BlueRoof.Residents may also call 1-888-ROOF-BLU (1-888-766-3258) with additional questions. TAGSFEMAOperation Blue RoofOrange County GovernmantU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Previous articleA day of MAGIC for Apopka fifth gradersNext articleNASCAR here I come Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness, and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world famous theme parks, the nation’s second largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages. Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Please enter your comment! Reply Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom 1 COMMENT Blue, blue, my heart is blue la la la la la la la la. October 2, 2017 at 10:09 pm You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Mama Mia Please enter your name here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more