City Offices Remain Operational, But Are Closed to Public Access Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) March 18, 2020

CITY HALL ADMINISTRATION:

The City of Olive Branch remains open for business and our staff is available to serve our citizens. However, until further notice, public access to City Hall has been closed for the health and safety of our employees and citizens. Services will not be affected, and we are still open for business as usual. The only change is the way we have to conduct business.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT – PLANNING DEPARTMENT – CODE ENFORCEMENT:

Our office is closed to the public until further notice, but our staff is here to serve you.
Please utilize the white drop-box under the awning for:
– Permit Applications
– Plans
– Checks
TRAKiT system is available through our web site www.obms.us/city-departments/planning-building/ and is the preferred method moving forward to request inspections, and for citizens to file code complaints.
Call 662-892-9333 for assistance during regular business hours or to schedule an appointment, or email buildingdept@obms.us

BUSINESS LICENSE:

Although our staff continues to work as usual, our office is closed to the public until further notice.
All Business License applicants should contact the Business License office at 662-892-9238 with any questions.

UTILITIES DEPARTMENT:

Please utilize the drive-thru for conducting business with the Utilities Department. Our staff continues to work as usual. Forms are available on our web site www.obms.us/city-departments/utility-billing/ as is the option to pay your utility bill. These same forms are also available at the drive-thru.
The White drop-box, under the awning, may be used if you are making a payment with a check or money order. PLEASE DO NOT PLACE CASH PAYMENTS IN THE DROP-BOX.

Billing Questions and Garbage Complaints:

662-892-9305   –   sherrie.bowen@obms.us
662-892-9306   –   inez.witcher@obms.us
662-892-9312   –   michelle.magnifico@obms.us

New Construction (Tap Fees) and Street Cut Permits:

662-892-9317   –   kgeer@obms.us

New Services and Cancellations:

662-892-9307   –   tricker@obms.us

PARKS AND RECREATION:

Our Parks and Recreation Department Office will be closed to the public until further notice. Our staff will continue to work as usual. All scheduled activities through the Parks Office have been suspended until April 1, 2020. This includes tournaments, recreational events, practices, and other organized gatherings. This is subject to be extended, depending on the status of the Coronavirus pandemic at that time.
Even though the playground and park office are both closed, we encourage you to enjoy the various open areas offered at our beautiful City Park. The Nature Trail, Olive Bark Park, Tennis Courts, Walking Track, and all three lakes are open for fishing. We just ask that you take extra precautions and exercise social distancing.
For more information email jcampbell@obms.usgbooker@obms.us, or call 662-893-5219.

SENIOR CENTER:

The Senior Center is closed until further notice to protect our employees and our most vulnerable citizens. The CDC indicates that our seniors are the most at risk for the coronavirus. We will follow the guidelines they have in place and promote social distancing. If you need more information, contact jcampbell@obms.us or gbooker@obms.us, or call 662-893-5219.

PUBLIC WORKS:

The Public Works Office is closed to the public until further notice.
Our staff will continue to operate as usual and will be taking the necessary steps to ensure their safety.
For more information email cfesmire@obms.us or call 662-893-5200

MUNICIPAL COURT:

The City of Olive Branch Municipal Court will post their updates to www.obms.us/city-departments/court-department
Until further notice, only the parties, witnesses, and attorneys will be allowed in the courtroom. No bystanders or family.
For more information email jskinner@obms.us, visit the web site, or call 662-892-9500

POLICE – FIRE – EMS – ANIMAL CONTROL:

Our First Responders will continue to serve in their respected roles. The safety of our employees and the public is our first priority. Each of these departments are following CDC and MSDH guidelines to minimize the spread of the coronavirus while offering the best service to our citizens.
Non-emergency – 662-895-4111
EMERGENCY – 911

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  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654

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