News Flash

Posted on: February 29, 2024

New Episode - Orleans: Behind the Scenes Podcast

podcast thumbnail

The tenth episode of the Orleans: Behind the Scenes podcast is now available! Click here to listen to Episode 10, featuring special guest Police Chief Scott Macdonald, and to catch up on previous releases.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 29, 2024

Digital Equity Community Workshop

digital thumbnail

The Town of Orleans is working with the Cape Cod Commission to form a municipal digital equity plan. Join us April 9 at a community workshop to help identify opportunities to advance digital equity in Orleans. Read on for details!

Read On... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2024

Important Announcement - Online Building Permitting

building permits thumbnail

The Orleans Building Department is upgrading its in-house and online permitting platform during the month of March.

 

To make the changeover, online permitting will NOT BE AVAILABLE beginning March 8th at 1:00pm until 8:30am on March 25th. We apolo...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2024

OHC Press Release - Peck Property Conservation Area

The Historical Commission for the Town of Orleans (OHC) announced today the completion of the Peck Property Conservation Area Archaeological Reconnaissance Survey. Please read on for more.

Read On... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Sarah Brown Scholarship

SN scholarship thumbnail

Applications for the 2024 Sarah Brown scholarship are now open! An award in the amount of $2,000 will be given for the 2024-25 school year. Please click for more information.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Sewer Construction Updates - 2/23/24

sewer update thumbnail

Please click here for the latest sewer construction updates and road closure information.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Rental Opportunities

rental appls thumbnail

Click here to see current affordable apartment rental opportunities from the Ready Renter Program. Applications are due by April 15, 2024. Apply now to be considered for current vacancies!

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Town of Orleans - Digital Equity Plan

community survey thumbnail

As our communities become increasingly dependent on the internet and technology, the ability to access and make use of these tools is not just a luxury – it is a necessity for all of us to fully participate in society. The Town of Orleans is developing a ...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Rental Registration

rental  thumbnail

All property rentals (not including hotels, motels, and inns) in the Town of Orleans are required to be registered with the Town before they can be rented. Registration is quick and does not require payment or inspection. Click here to register!

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Annual Town Election is Tues, May 21st!

election thumbnail

Annual Town Election is Tues, May 21st!

 

Nomination Papers are now available for:

1 Select Board member for three-year term

2 Board of Health member for three-year terms

2 Orleans Elementary School Committee members for three-year terms

1 Orleans Hous...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Presidential Primary Voting - New Video!

primary election thumbnail

Presidential Primary is Tuesday, March 5th. Polls will be open 7am to 8pm at the Senior Center.

Postcards requesting vote by mail have been sent by the State to all voters. Sample Ballots and Applications for vote by mail are also availab...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Burn Permits Now Available!

burn permits thumbnail

Massachusetts Open Air Burning season is January 15th - May 1st. A permit to burn is required. Click here to apply!

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Updated Shellfish Closures - 9/20/23

shellfish closures thumbnail

Please refer to the information linked here for updated open/closed map and regulations.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: August 16, 2023

OSV Update: Nauset North (Residents)

OSV thumbnail

At this point in the season, it has become apparent that the OSV access via Callanan’s Pass will not be opening unless a significant weather event deposits a large amount of sand. Although the beach has built substantially, it still lacks profil...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2023

OSV Update: Chatham North Beach Partially Open - 8/3/23

OSV thumbnail

Beginning at 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, August 3, 2023, a portion of the Chatham section of Nauset Beach (aka North Beach) will open to Oversand Vehicle (OSV) travel to all permit holders with the following limitations:

• Front beach travel only from the ...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2022

Summer Informational Meeting

TOWN OF ORLEANSSUMMER INFORMATIONAL MEETING

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 6:15 p.m. in the Nauset Meeting Room at Town Hall, the Select Board will hold their annual summer informational meeting.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide non-resident taxpaye...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Public Hearing 06-01-2022: Proposed Parking Rules and Regulations

TOWN OF ORLEANSPROPOSED PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONSPUBLIC HEARING

On Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in the Nauset Room at Town Hall, the Select Board will hold a public hearing under Chapter 89. Parking, to consider proposed seasonal parking regula...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Important Updates for Town Meeting

Town Meeting Reminder:

As a reminder, the Town Meeting starts on Monday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Nauset Middle School Gymnasium.  For residents not planning on attending, the Town meeting will also be live streamed on the town website and over C...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Town Meeting Child Care

Town Meeting Child Care

  • Ages 3 and up
  • Children of Orleans registered votes
  • Monday, May 9, 2022
  • 5:45 PM until end of town meeting
  • Cafeteria of Nauset Regional Middle School

Pre-registration is required: recreation@town.orleans.ma.us

Provide child's name ...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Board of Health Public Hearing Notice for May 5, 2022

The Orleans Board of Health will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. to accept comments and consider adoption of amendments to the Town of Orleans Use of Orleans Solid Waste Facility Regulations.

This will be a hybrid hearing con...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Hard Copies of warrants available at Town Hall

The Annual and Special Town meetingMay 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Nauset Middle School Gymnasium

Hard copies of the warrant are now available in the foyer of Town Hall and will be provided at Town Meeting. You can download a PDF of Town Meeting Warrant. ...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Sewer System FAQ

In preparation for Town Meeting the Town has prepared a FAQ regarding the Sewer System. This document is now available on the town's website.

Additional Info... News & Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters

sewer abutters thumbnail

In March 2023 it is anticipated that you will receive notice from the Orleans Board of Health notifying you that you have one year to connect to the new downtown wastewater system.  Approximately 400 people will receive this notice at the same ti...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2022

May 2022 Property Tax Payments are due soon

The Tax Collector’s office wishes to remind Orleans property owners that the Real Estate and Personal Property Tax bills that were mailed in January include the upcoming 4th quarter installment bill, which is due for payment on or before May 2, 2022.&...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2022

2022 Sticker Sale Information

Beachfront

Your BLUE 2021 Beach Parking, Over Sand and Transfer Station sticker expiration dates have been extended and are valid until June 30, 2022. 

2022 sticker sales will begin online and through the mail only - on Monday, April 11, 2022

The st...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Eversource Sub Station Planting

Eversource has provided the Town with the attached planting plan detailing what was removed from the Orleans Sub-Station and what will be included in the re-planting. The plant material are native species with the exception of the Kousa Dogwoods. All of t...

Read on...

Orleans Sub Station Planting Plan News & Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Water Dept. Flushing

Water Dept. Flushing

The annual flushing of the Town of Orleans water system will start on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 and will take approximately three weeks to complete. All flushing will be done during the day between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Residents sho...

Read on...

News & Announcements
Posted on: March 9, 2022

How to Sign Up for Notify Me

Step by Step instructions with photos on signing up for Notify Me on the website.

Additional Info... News & Announcements