The City of Winter Garden hosts and/or sponsors several Special Events that occur annually. The most up to date information can be found on the Special Events page or by visiting the City's Event Calendar.
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Road Construction & Closure Announcements
N. Dillard St. (E. Tilden St. to Verna St.) – Construction is scheduled to begin in this area in early June, after school recesses for the summer. The work – which will upgrade water and sewer utilities, the stormwater system, curbs, sidewalk, and asphalt pavement – is expected to be completed by mid-August, prior to school starting. Detours will be set up for through traffic, with residents of the construction zone maintaining access.
N. Highland Ave. (Henderson St. to W. Newell St.) – Utility improvements are planned for this area, as well as improvements to the curb, sidewalk, and brick pavement. Work will begin in early May and is expected to be completed in sixty to ninety days. There will be detours for through traffic, with residents maintaining access.
E. Plant St. (6th St. to east of Hennis Rd.) – This section of Plant St. is being widened and reconstructed as a multi-lane urban street. The project also includes utility relocations and improvements, as well as improvements to stormwater drainage, traffic signalization, roadway signage, and pavement markings. Detours will be set up for through traffic, and residents of the area will maintain access. The project is scheduled to be completed mid-summer 2014.
Detour – Beginning Monday, May 6th, 9th St. will be closed to traffic at E. Plant St. A detour will be set up diverting traffic from 9th St. to E. Bay St. and from there to 11th St. and on to E. Plant St. The road is expected to remain closed to traffic for approximately two weeks.
Tremaine St. (Highland Ave. to Lakeview Ave.) and Lakeview Ave. (Plant St. to just south of Tremaine St.) - Closed every Saturday from 7:45 am to 2:00 pm for the Farmer's Market.
Plant St. (Highland Ave. to Woodland St.) - Closed the third Saturday of every month between 4:00 pm and 9:30 pm for the Cruz-n-Car Show.
The City of Winter Garden Newsletter is produced for the City households and businesses three times a year: Spring (January), Summer (May) and Fall (September). Its purpose is to provide public awareness and information articles, announce large special events in the City and advertise City Recreation and Parks programs. Copies can be found at various historic downtown merchants on Plant Street, City Hall and the West Orange Chamber of Commerce.
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Sign Code Update
The City is in the process of updating the Sign Code and is soliciting input from the community. The City has hosted community meetings and has made presentations to various advisory boards in an effort to engage the community and receive recommendations. The Sign Workshop Presentation can be viewed here.
All community comments will be considered in updating the Sign Code. Please click on the following links to review the presentation given at the community meetings.
The proposed Sign Code was presented to the Planning and Zoning Board on Monday, May 6, 2013 with a recommendation of approval. The draft sign code is scheduled to go before the City Commission on May 9, 2013 and May 23, 2013 at 6:30 pm.
Please contact Tanja Gerhartz at 407.656.4111 ext. 2308 or email@example.com with any comments or questions.
Click here to find out about Winter Garden In Bloom and the new Made in the Shade tree program.