Pasco Economic Development Council | 16506 Pointe Village Drive, Suite 107 | Lutz, FL 33558

Disaster Planning

Hurricane season takes place from June 1-November 30.  Pasco EDC works with business to provide resources to assist before, during, and after a storm. Pasco County has released the 2024 disaster guide, which is linked below.

Pasco County Resources

Business Preparedness Checklist

Stay Up to Date: Sign up for Alert Pasco and download the My Pasco App for county updates. My Pasco App



Know Your Evacuation Zone

Disaster Preparedness Guide

Interactive Evacuation Zone Map


Disaster Preparedness Guide

Emergency Recovery Resources

Business Damage? Report it Now.

Please take a moment to complete both the Pasco County and Florida Disaster links below to report any damage to your business and/or home. It is vital that they both be completed as our Emergency Management team switches to storm recovery for our community. 

Report to Pasco County   Report to the State


Pasco County Communications

  • Accepting Housing Relief Applications
  • Waived Tipping Fees for Hurricane Idalia-Related Debris
  • Extends Building Construction Services Hours

Florida Small Business Development Center at USF (SBDC) Recovery Assistance

Economic Injury Disaster Loan  

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program

  • Pasco County businesses are eligible for assistance if your business was damaged due to Hurricane Idalia, apply here.
    • Need help applying or have a question? Request assistance here.

Florida Emergency Management Association

CareerSource Pasco Hernando Rapid Response Program

Florida Chief Financial Officer Hurricane Preparedness: Before & After a Storm

Florida Disaster Fund

Resources for Your Business  (Response & Recovery)

Recovery assistance 

Temporary assistance to keep workforce intact 

Internal Revenue Service: Prepare Taxes Ahead of Disaster


Keep in mind that the Pasco County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) can provide assistance in developing both your hurricane procedures and staff training program.  We encourage you to review the Pasco OEM website which has some very useful and informative information.

In case of disaster, it is vital for Pasco EDC to have records regarding the personnel authorized to be on your site during recovery operations as well as advance knowledge of special needs your business may require. 

Complete the Business Critical Contact Information Form Now: Click Here

Disaster Planning
Turner Arbour
Senior Economic Development Manager

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Telephone: 813-536-9834

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