The City of Florence has declared a Proclamation of Local Emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please download the following to view the entire executive order.
City Hall, Police Department, and Public Works remain operational with limited staff. The lobbies of City Hall and the Police Department will remain closed and city business will be conducted via phone and e-mail.
Water Bills: Payments must be made on-line, by regular mail or at the drive-through window of City Hall. A drop box is available at the drive-through window for payments after hours. The Mississippi Public Service Commission has temporarily suspended the disconnection of water services for 60 days effective March 14, 2020. Please continue to make your monthly payments during this time. You may call the Water Department/Public Works at 601-845-2462 or 601-845-5638 with inquiries regarding your service or billing.
Court: Please call court services at 601-845-7508 for inquiries on traffic tickets or fines and the status of upcoming court dates. If you have court scheduled for April 7, 2020, please call court services or continue to check the website for updates. If court is continued to a future date, we will update the website with that information. A drop box for payments on traffic tickets or fines is located in the back parking lot behind the police department.
Community Development: Building permits, licenses and forms should be requested via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 601-845-5638. For specific questions regarding construction, inspections or zoning, please call the Community Development Director Joel Sims at 601-383-3376.
Hemphill Park: The Park, including walking track and all fields and tennis courts, will remain closed until further notice. All Park activities, including baseball, softball, and tee ball activities are canceled while the Park is closed.
Community Center: No reservations are being taken until further notice. Senior Citizen activities are canceled until further notice.
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