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New Hanover County Planning and Land Use Director Announces Retirement

Posted June 20, 2017 at 10:59 am     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Chris O’Keefe, who has been New Hanover County’s Planning Director for 11 years and a valuable county employee for 27 years, will be retiring at … Read More »

New Hanover County to hold second Future Street Plan workshop

Posted May 9, 2017 at 4:43 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The second public meeting for the Future Street Plan project in northeastern New Hanover County will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 5 to … Read More »

Public Workshop to be held on county’s Unified Development Ordinance

Posted April 19, 2017 at 9:32 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Planning and Land Use Department will hold the first public engagement workshop for the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) on Thursday, April … Read More »

New Hanover County to hold public workshop for Future Street Plan

Posted April 10, 2017 at 3:52 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County, in coordination with the Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO), is developing a Future Street Plan for northeastern New Hanover County. … Read More »

Development Activity Webpage Improves New Hanover County Customer Experience

Posted November 18, 2016 at 10:08 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Planning and Land Use Department unveiled a new development activity webpage this week. The webpage will make it easier for the … Read More »

New Hanover County Rebrands Two Departments

Posted November 1, 2016 at 1:27 pm     Category: Building SafetyNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

New Hanover County, NC – On October 25, the Planning and Inspections Department was divided into two separate departments in an effort to better reflect the services provided to citizens. … Read More »

New Hanover County Names New Inspections Director

Posted September 20, 2016 at 3:32 pm     Category: County ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet announced today that Nicholas Gadzekpo has been selected as the county’s next inspections director. He will begin in this … Read More »

Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »

Historic Comprehensive Plan Receives New Hanover County Commissioners’ Approval

Posted July 12, 2016 at 3:03 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the county’s first Comprehensive Plan – Plan NHC – at the July 11, 2016 board meeting. This … Read More »

Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 90-day Appeal Period Began Today

Posted October 29, 2015 at 7:16 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UseUncategorized

New Hanover County – New Hanover County, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the NC Floodplain Mapping Program, has published preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) … Read More »

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