Hurricane Preparations

All residents should have a Hurricane Plan and know what they are going to do in the event of a severe storm.  Checkout the links below to websites for important information and printable forms to help you make a plan for you and your family.

https://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Pages/Hurricane.aspx

IMPORTANT REMINDER - THE ELEVATORS WILL BE SHUT DOWN AT SOME POINT PRIOR TO THE HURRICANE AND NOT RETURNED TO SERVICE UNTIL AFTER THE ALL CLEAR IS GIVEN.  PLAN ACCORDINGLY IF YOU ARE SHOPPING OR PLANNING TO EVACUATE AND NEED THE ELEVATOR TO DO SO.

Stock up on important items, batteries, LED lights, prescription drugs, food and water. DO NOT USE CANDLES OR KEROSENE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE LIQUID LIGHTING.  ABSOLUTELY NO PORTABLE GENERATORS INSIDE THE CONDO, ON THE EXTERIOR WALKWAYS OR ON YOUR BALCONY/LANAI.(See NFPA code below) Charge your cellphone and other battery operated lights.  Gas up your car.  Have cash on hand.  Prepare your unit.  Know where your assigned shelter is. Sign up now if you need a special shelter for medical needs, you must preregister.  All residents please remember to prepare your unit for hurricanes at least 24 hours in advance, take in your door mats and door decorations and lanai or balcony furniture and store them inside your condo or your storage space. If you have a bike stored under the stairs, move it inside you condo.  Close and secure your shutters.

ALL RESIDENTS PLEASE TAKE NOTE:
PALM BEACH COUNTY ORDINANCE ON THE USE OF HURRICANE SHUTTERS 

Sec. 86-29. - Hurricane shutters.

Beginning December 1 of each year through June 1 of the following year, the use or closure of hurricane shutters, of any type whatsoever, to cover building/structure openings shall be strictly prohibited. However, in the event that any portion of Palm Beach County falls within the National Hurricane Center's five-day cone of probability for a named tropical storm event, hurricane shutters may be used to protect building/structure openings up to five days prior to storm landfall and may remain in place for no more than five days following storm passage. Nothing in this section shall preclude the issuance of building permits for the installation of various hurricane shutter systems.

(Ord. No. 31, 2008, § 3, 12-4-08)

NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association Code) 11.7.2.1  Portable generators shall NOT be operated or refueled within buildings or on balconies or roofs.

Review the City of Palm Beach Gardens 2020 Hurricane Guide for helpful information with the following link:
https://issuu.com/cityofpalmbeachgardens/docs/official_city_of_palm_beach_gardens_hurricane_guid?fbclid=IwAR3IZMsmLlm1Xd_aylwDBqU6A3sJBf8F9UoKS2xR7_erJdahfQ1XJOPyRo0


HURRICANE PREP AT TAMBERLANE

Although hurricane forecast tracks can and will change, we still must prepare the Tamberlane property when we have Maintenance on site during the week.  Maintenance will stack the pool furniture, remove potted plants, securing the hanging lights at the front entrance and lock the roof hatches and close the laundry room windows.  The elevators will remain in operation until the last possible moment, then they will be shut down.

If you have an emergency during the storm, call the appropriate authorities for medical, fire, water meter shut-off. If any other emergency, please call Capital Realty Advisors and they will call a Board Member. 561-624-5888.

If everything goes well, the roof hatches will be unlocked as soon as possible after the storm passes for any A/C service issues.  If there are any problems that need immediate attention, call Capital Realty Advisors, 561-624-5888.

Please note if Opticaltel TV service is out, go ahead and call them but if you can not get through, the Board Members automatically text the Opticaltel Community Reps, so they make the Engineering Dept. aware of the outage.

Always prepare yourself and your family for a storm.   Stay safe



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