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New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted December 19, 2018 at 4:33 pm     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

FEMA Registration Deadline Today– Disaster Recovery Center to Stay Open Through January In order to be potentially eligible for individual assistance, residents must register with FEMA and the Small Business … Read More »

County Residents Encouraged to Have All Hurricane Debris Curbside by December 10

Posted December 6, 2018 at 4:26 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews ReleaseOther

New Hanover County, NC – Crews are beginning the final phase of removal of vegetative and demolition debris related to Hurricane Florence cleanup and residents in the unincorporated areas of … Read More »

Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs Available in New Hanover County

Posted November 30, 2018 at 2:50 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County received notice this week that funds are available in FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs. These programs can help property owners relocate, elevate … Read More »

Burn Ban Lifted in New Hanover County

Posted November 26, 2018 at 10:02 am     Category: Fire ServicesHurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County officials have lifted the ban on open burning in the unincorporated areas of the county as of today, Monday, November 26. “With … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted November 9, 2018 at 11:30 am     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

Debris Collection and Fee Update New Hanover County has collected 877,551 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 32,323 cubic yards of construction debris in the unincorporated areas of the county … Read More »

New Hanover County Zoning Ordinance Amended to Allow for Temporary Relocation Housing

Posted October 25, 2018 at 5:22 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

New Hanover County, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, at a special meeting held today, unanimously approved a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to allow temporary relocation housing … Read More »

Museum to Reopen on Friday, October 19

Posted October 18, 2018 at 11:00 am     Category: Cape Fear MuseumHurricane Recovery

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will reopen on Friday, October 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. after completing repairs due to damage caused by … Read More »

New Hanover County Opens Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office

Posted October 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County opened a Hurricane Florence Recovery Coordination Office today that will serve the county and its units of local government, as well as … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted October 12, 2018 at 12:53 pm     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

Below are several key updates as New Hanover County residents recover from Hurricane Florence. Debris Update New Hanover County has collected 349,833 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 573 cubic … Read More »

Special Flood Hazard Area damage assessments begin Wednesday

Posted October 10, 2018 at 10:22 am     Category: Emergency NewsHurricane Recovery

New Hanover County, NC – Officials from New Hanover County and FEMA will begin assessing buildings in Special Flood Hazard Areas for evidence of substantial damage from Hurricane Florence on … Read More »

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