The UNC MPA program prepares public service leaders. ( ( ( The School of Government depends on private and public support for fulfilling its mission. Evacuate. ( 14-288.20A). Approximately 1 million people in eight counties must evacuate beginning no later than noon on Tuesday, the governor said. Cooper said. As one Florida official pointed out, officials cant really force anyone to leave. ( ( } !1AQa"q2#BR$3br Local officials may order such measures, but can they enforce them? ( ( That power is left solely to the states. ( ( Limited access to public service facilities, medical facilities, and essential businesses such as grocery and drug stores. ( Non-Emergency Employees who live or work in areas declared by emergency officials to be under mandatory evacuation are to follow the Emergency Closing Policy. ( For the latest information on shelters, visit. ( ( ( ( Your gift will make a lasting impact on the quality of government and civic participation in North Carolina. ( ( In North Carolina, you can be get up to to 60 days in jail and a $1,000 . several people have cited penal code 409.5(c) but that only prohibits ENTERING a closed area. In rare cases when an Emergency Closing becomes necessary due to mandatory evacuation or an unsafe building structure, impacted employees will be notified by their agency. ( And its automatically issued by the president when it meets the requirements of the federal Stafford Act. ( Mandatory evacuations have been ordered in many counties, and Governor Rick Scott has called upon state officials and the National Guard to assist. ( ( ( State Government websites value user privacy. In my opinion, it does. Raleigh, NC 27603, 2306 West Meadowview Road ( Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles. Greensboro, NC 27047, 300 Saint Pauls Road ( The evacuation order becomes mandatory for everyone in the county early Thursday morning (tomorrow). 14-288.12 for cities, andG.S. ( ( ( If you were offered rental insurance before starting your vacation that covered the risk of a mandatory evacuation and cost no more than 8% of the rental price and didnt take it, then the owner isnt required to refund your money in the case of a mandatory evacuation. ( It is not legal advice and there is no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness or that it is up-to-date. ( ( ( These provisions give state and local officials an enforcement mechanism literally, the power to arrest should such drastic measures be warranted. Or if you have placed yourself in a position where no one can rescue you, you may suffer the consequences of remaining. Know your evacuation route and find out where friends and loved ones will be and how to get in touch with them. ( ( Any unauthorized person who willfully and knowingly enters an area Hendersonville, NC 28792. Reasons given by local officials to heed evacuation orders include: Those who choose to not comply with official warnings to get out of harms way, or are unable to, should prepare themselves to be fully self-sufficient for the first 72 hours after the storm. ( ( (Note: This article has been updated since original publication). ( State Government websites value user privacy. ( "Please listen to and follow all evacuation orders," Gov.