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Welcome to Ocala!

Whether you are looking for a place to spend a lifetime or an afternoon, we invite you to consider Ocala/Marion County. You'll be glad you did!



CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment Page 
Article Posted: 2/4/2016 2:36:34 PM
CodeRED delivers real-time emergency, community, missing person and severe weather alerts to users within the exact area of impact. Alerts are initiated by your local emergency response team and public safety officials who use the CodeRED community notification system to effectively alert and inform residents to save lives.

Mayor's Spring Cleanup is Saturday, April 23 
Article Posted: 2/4/2016 1:51:34 PM

The City of Ocala will host the Mayor’s Spring Cleanup Saturday, April 23 from 8 to 11 a.m. Community groups, businesses and volunteers are invited to participate in this event by collecting litter or by cleaning up an area in our city. All litter collected will be brought to a collection site at Tuscawilla Park and participants will receive a free T-shirt.

For more information, or to register, please contact Sanitation Division Head, Dwayne Drake, at ddrake@ocalafl.org or 352-351-6744. Deadline to register is Monday, March 28.


Marion County Sales Tax Initiative 
Article Posted: 1/19/2016 11:14:30 AM
On March 15, 2016, Marion County voters will have the opportunity to vote on a one percent sales tax. If passed, the tax would fund public safety equipment needs and capital road projects in Marion County, as well as its municipalities, including Ocala. For more information, please visit http://www.marioncountyfl.org/about/board-of-county-commissioners/sales-tax-option.

Website Redesign Survey 
Article Posted: 1/13/2016 8:22:36 AM

Website Redesign Survey We are in the process of redesigning our website and would love to get your feedback


Ocala Utility Services Customers Can Earn Double Energy Star Rebates in January 2016 
Article Posted: 1/5/2016 9:17:19 AM
Ocala Utility Services customers can ring in the new year with double the savings on their utility bills. Current customers will be eligible to earn double Energy Star Rebates Jan. 1 to 31, 2016.

Ocala Achieves Florida's First CRS Class 3 Rating 
Article Posted: 12/23/2015 2:39:38 PM

Ocala Achieves Florida's First CRS Class 3 Rating On Dec. 1, the City of Ocala was recognized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at the Ocala City Council meeting for its active participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s


Utility Scam Targeting Customers 
Article Posted: 11/23/2015 3:10:50 PM

Utility Scam Targeting Customers     Ocala Utility Services is warning customers about a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers. Individuals and businesses have reported receiving telephone calls that claim their electricity will be turned off within hours unless they


Free Wi-Fi in City Parks 
Article Posted: 4/24/2015 2:44:21 PM
The city of Ocala's Telecommunications Department is in the process of implementing complimentary Wi-Fi in the majority of city parks.

2015-2016 City of Ocala Strategic Plan 
Article Posted: 4/8/2015 4:00:40 PM
The final version of Ocala's 2015-2016 Strategic Plan is now available.

Stop! Think! Pitch It! Ocala Recycles 
Article Posted: 4/7/2015 11:23:13 AM
We are continuously looking at ways to reduce the city's carbon footprint. To better understand the community's perception of the city's curbside recycling program, we are requesting that you take a few minutes to complete the following survey.

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