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Emergency Preparedness: Integrated Community Solutions
Emergency Services including Ambulance and Fire. Transportation Agencies


Orleans Police Department
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Town Services ... Listed Alphabetically

Accident Report
Accident reports can be obtained at the Orleans Police Department, 812-865-2222.

Accommodations
The Orleans Town Hall is ADA accessible. Special accommodations can be made if necessary. Please contact the Orleans Town Hall, 812-865-2539.

Accounts Payable:
The Accounts Payable Clerk can be reached in the Clerk-Treasurer's office. 812-865-2539.

Ambulance
I. U. Health - Paoli provides emergency ambulance service.
Call 911 for emergency ambulance service.

Animal Bites
Animal bites should be reported to the Orange Co. Health Department, 812-723-3600.

Animal Control
To report stray animals contact the Orleans Animal Control. 812-865-3207.

Animal Shelter
The Orange County Humane Society is located at 856 N. Greenbriar Dr., Paoli, 812-723-4142.

Auto License
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles is located at 1565 W. Hospital Rd., Paoli.
Contact 812-723-3124 for information about hours of operation.

Boards and Commissions
Citizens are encouraged to become involved in their town by volunteering to serve on Orleans boards and commissions. Contact the Town Clerk Treasurer, 812-865-2539 for more information.

Board of Zoning Appeals
This board hears requests for variances and special exceptions to the zoning ordinance. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Orleans Town Hall, 161 E. Price Ave. Contact the Zoning Administrator's office in the Town Hall at 812-865-2539 for information on requests for variances and special exceptions.

Budget
Information about the Town budget can be obtained from the Clerk-Treasurer's office.
812-865-2539

Building Permits
A building permit is required for many types of construction and building projects. Contact the Zoning Administrator's office at 812-865-2539 for information and hours of service.

Business License
The Town does not issue business licenses. To comply with State Laws regarding this subject contact the Indiana Department of Revenue, 812-282-7729 for more information.

Cable Television
The Town of Orleans has a franchise agreement with New Wave 812-849-6478 or for Customer Service 888-863-9928. New Wave should be contacted for service and billing questions.

Chamber of Commerce
140 W. Jefferson. Mr. Robert F. Henderson, Executive Director. 812-865-9930

Child Abuse
To report child abuse, contact the Orleans Police Dept., 812-865-2222 or the Orange County Division of Family and Children, 812-723-3616.

Clerk-Treasurer
The Clerk-Treasurer's office is responsible for accepting and disbursing funds and for maintaining town records, such as minutes and ordinances. The office of the Clerk-Treasurer is located in the Orleans Town Hall at 161 E. Price Avenue. Office hours are 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The telephone number is 812-865-2539.

Construction Permits
A building permit is required for many types of construction and other projects. Contact the Zoning Administrator 812-865-2999 for further information.

Council, Town
Regular meetings of the Orleans Town Council are held on the third Thursday of each month in the Town Hall at 161 E. Price Ave. These meetings are open to the public. Contact the Clerk-Treasurer, 812-865-2539, for more information

Dogs
The leash law requires dogs to be on a leash or under the owner's control. Contact the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207, to report a stray dog.

Drainage
To report a sewer drain problem contact the Orleans Street Department 812-865-3207.
For storm drain problems contact the Orleans Street Dept., 812-865-3207.

Drivers License
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles located at 1565 W. Hospital Rd., Paoli, IN issues driver's licenses. Contact 812-723-3124 for information about hours of operation, fees and other requirements.

Dumping
Wolfe Contracting operates a recycling box at their transfer site at 1630 N. County Rd 275 W Paoli, IN. Call 812-723-5158 for operating hours, fees and other requirements.

Easements
The Town or utility companies are provided access to a portion of property for a specific reason through granting of an easement. Information on easements for property can be obtained at the Orange County Auditors office located at the Orange County Complex, 205 E. Main St., Paoli, IN. Call 812-723-3600 for information.

Elections
Information on local, state, and federal elections and voter registration can be obtained at the Clerk-Treasurer's office, 161 E. Price Ave., Orleans, IN. Call 812-865-2539 for further information

Electricity Utility
Duke Energy provides electrical service for the Town of Orleans. To report power outage or other problems with service call 800-343-3525. The customer service number is 800-521-2232.
Orange County REMC also provides electrical service for many areas adjacent to the Town.
To report power outage or other problems with service call 812-865-2229, long distance customers can call 888-337-5900.

Emergency Service
For Fire, Police, or Ambulance emergencies call 911.

Employment
The Town of Orleans is an equal opportunity provider/employer. For information about current openings or to submit an application, contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 812-865-2539.

Facility Rental
For use of the Town Hall Conference Room and facilities contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 812-865-2539.

Fences
For information on regulations and permit requirements for fences contact the Zoning Administrator at 812-865-2999.

Fire Department
To report a fire call 911. The headquarters for the Orleans Fire Dept. is located at
161 E. Price Ave. For emergencies call 911. For non-emergencies call 812-865-2887.

Freon
For information on freon disposal, contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207.

Garbage Collection
Wolfe Contracting performs residential trash collection for the Town of Orleans. Please contact them at 1-800-990-8381 or 812-723-5158.
Residential trash collection is as follows:
All areas East of Hwy 37 are picked up on Monday beginning at 7:00AM
All areas West of Hwy 37 are picked up on Tuesday beginning at 7:00AM
Commercial trash pickup schedule information can be obtained by calling Orleans Town Hall, 812-865-2539. Yard waste, leaf collection and other debris collection information can be obtained by calling the Orleans Street Dept., 812-865-3207.

Gas Utility
Orleans is served by Indiana Natural Gas Corp., 1080 W. Hospital Rd., Paoli, IN. To report problems or request information call 812-723-2151 or 800-777-0659.

Grass
The Town ordinance requires grass and weeds not to exceed 12 inches in height. To report a problem with un-mowed grass or weeds contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207.

Handgun Permits
Permits are issued through the Orleans Police Dept. Contact 812-865-2222 for information on fees and other requirements.

Hazardous Materials
Spills To report a hazardous materials spill, contact the Orleans Fire Dept. at 812-865-2887.

Internet Services Providers
NetSurfUSA - 1-877-849-2875
Blueriver - 1-877-883-4259
Bluemarble - 1-888-258-3627
IQuest through Orange County REMC - 1-812-865-2229
Frontier - http://internet.frontier.com

Libraries
Orleans Public Library, 812-865-3270 www.orleans.lib.in.us

License Plates
For information about vehicle license plates, contact the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, located at 1565 W. Hospital Rd., Paoli, IN. Contact 812-723-3124 for information about hours of operation, fees and other requirements.

Liquor License
Liquor licenses are obtained from the Indiana Alcohol Beverage Commission, 317-232-2444.

Manhole Hazards
To report a missing or damaged manhole, contact the Orleans Street Dept. 812-865-3207.

Marriage License
Information on how to obtain a marriage license can be obtained from the Orange County Clerk's office, Courthouse, Paoli, IN, 812-723-2649.

Newspaper
The town newspaper is The Progress Examiner. Located at 233 South 2nd St. 812-865-3242

Odors
To report sewer odors, contact the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207.

Ordinances
Copies of Town Ordinances can be obtained from the Clerk-Treasurer's office at the Town Hall. Call 812-865-2539 for information.

Parking Tickets
Information on fines for parking tickets and court appearances can be obtained from the Orleans Police Dept., 812-865-2222.

Paving
Contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207 for scheduled street paving or to request a street paving.

Permits
Building permits are required for construction, renovation, and repair in many instances. Contact the Zoning Administrator, 812-865-2999 for specific information and fees.

Plan Commission
The Orleans Planning and Zoning Board meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Orleans Town Hall. This board is responsible for zoning in the Town. For more information call the Zoning Administrator at 812-865-2999.

Police Department
The Orleans Police Department is located at 148 N. Maple Street. For emergencies call 911. For non-emergencies call 812-865-2222.
http://www.orleanspolice.com

Potholes
To report the location of a pothole, contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207

Property Taxes
Property taxes are due in two installments, May 10 and November 10. For information on property taxes contact the Orange County Treasurer, 812-723-3600

Prosecutor
The Orange County Prosecutor Office can be contacted at 812-723-3600.

Public Meetings
With a few exceptions, all meetings conducted by the Town Council and the boards and commissions and committees of the Town are open to the public. Notices are sent to newspapers regarding meetings and posted in the Town Hall. For information about Town meetings contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 812-865-2539.

Railroad Crossings
To report a problem with a crossing or railroad related matter contact CSX, email: Tellcsx@csx.com.

Records, Police
For information about accident and incident reports, contact the Orleans Police Department
at 812-865-2222.

Records, Town
For information about Town Council minutes, ordinances, etc., contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 812-865-2539.

Recycling
Wolfe Contracting operates a recycling box at their transfer site at 1630 N. County Rd 275 W Paoli, IN. Call 812-723-5158 for operating hours, fees and other requirements.

Rental of Facilities
For information on renting facilities at the Town Hall, contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office
at 812-865-2539.

Reporting a Crime
To report an emergency call 911. For other incidents contact the Orleans Police Department at 812-865-2222

School Districts
Orange County is served by three school districts. Contact the administrative offices of each district directly to determine which district serves your residence.
Orleans Community Schools - 812-865-2688
Paoli Community Schools - 812-723-4717
Springs Valley Community Schools - 812-936-4474

Sewer Backup
To report problems with sewer backup contact the Orleans Street Department
at 812-865-3207.

Sewer Bill
The billing office for the Wastewater Utility is located at the Town Hall, 161 E. Price Ave., Orleans, IN. The hours of operation are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. For questions regarding your sewer bill call 812-865-2539.

Sewer Odors
To report unusual odors from the sewer system, call the Orleans Street Dept.
at 812-865-3207.

Street Department
The Orleans Street Department is located at 177 N. Franklin St., Orleans, IN The hours of operation are 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Call 812-865-3207.

Storm Water Problems
To report problems with storm water contact the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207.

Street Lights
To request a new streetlight or to report a problem with a streetlight, call the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207.

Street Maintenance
To report a problem with a Town street, contact the Orleans Street Department
at 812-865-3207.

Street Signs
To report missing or damaged street signs or to request special signs, contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207.

Subdivisions
For information on subdivision development or regulations contact the Zoning Administrator at 812-865-2999.

Taxes
For information on property taxes, contact the Orange County Treasurer, 812-723-3600

Telephone Utility
Frontier provides telephone service. For information on residential service call
800-921-8101.

Town Council
The offices of the Orleans Town Council are located at 161 E. Price Ave., Orleans, IN. Regular meetings are held at this location on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. For questions about council meetings, agenda or members contact the Clerk-Treasurer's office at 812-865-2539.

Traffic Accidents
For emergencies call 911. To report other accidents, contact the Orleans Police Dept.
at 812-865-2222.

Traffic Signals
To report a problem with a traffic signal, contact the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207.

Trash Collection
Wolfe Contracting handles residential trash collection for the Town of Orleans. 812-723-5158.
Residential trash collection is as follows:
All areas East of Hwy 37 are picked up on Monday beginning at 7:00AM
All areas West of Hwy 37 are picked up on Tuesday beginning at 7:00AM
Commercial trash pickup schedule information can be obtained from Wolfe Contracting.
Yard waste, leaf collection and other debris collection information can be obtained by calling the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207.

Trees
To report a problem with trees or limbs on the right-of-way contact the Orleans Street Department at 812-865-3207.

Utilities
Sewer service - Orleans Water Pollution Control Facility Collection Systems 812-865-3207 WW Plant 812-865-2858
Gas service - Indiana Natural Gas Corp 812-723-2151
Electrical service - Duke Energy 1-800-521-2232, Orange Co. REMC 812-865-2229
Water service - Orleans Water Works 812-865-2539
Telephone service - Frontier 1-877-462-4008
Cable service - New Wave 1-800-888-9928 or 812-849-6478

Utility Line
Before digging you should know the location of utility lines. Call Before You Dig!!!
Town Utilities 812-865-3207

Vacating Public Property
To request the Town vacate a street or alley that is no longer in public use, contact the
Zoning Administrator, 812-865-2999 or the Orleans Street Dept., 812-865-3207.

Variances
For information on the procedure to request a variance to the Zoning Ordinance, contact the Zoning Administrator at 812-865-2999.

Vehicles, Junk
To report a problem with junk vehicles, contact the Orleans Police Dept. at 812-865-2222.

Voter Registration
For information on voter registration and precinct voting places, contact the Orange County Clerk's office at 812-723-2649.

Warrants
For information on outstanding warrants, contact the Orange County Court Clerk
at 812-723-2649.

Wastewater Service
For information regarding service and billing contact the Town Hall at 812-865-2539.
To report problems with sewer service or odors call the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207 or 812-865-2222 after hours.

Water Service
The Town of Orleans Water Works provides water services. Call 812-865-2539 to initiate service, to inquire about billing, or questions about service. After hours emergencies should call 812-865-2222 for assistance.

Wedding License
Information on how to obtain a marriage license can be obtained from the Orange County Clerk's office, 812-723-2649.

Wireless Internet Services
For wireless high speed internet access, contact NetsurfUSA 812-849-2050
or 1-877-849-2875.

Yard Waste
State law prohibits grass clippings, leaves, limbs and other yard wastes from being
disposed of in Indiana landfills. For information on yard wastes call the Orleans Street Dept. at 812-865-3207.

Youth
Orleans Summer League, supervised recreation for youth during April, May and June.
For more information contact Nick Blanton, 812-345-1932.

Zoning
For information on the zoning of property, requirements and restrictions contact the Zoning Administrator at 812-865-2999.

Town of Orleans ~ 161 E. Price Ave., Orleans, Indiana 47452 ~ Phone: 812-865-2539 Fax: 812-865-3413