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New Hanover County shares report on comprehensive floodplain management

Posted August 20, 2019 at 5:07 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To show the county’s strategies to reduce floodplain hazards, as well as ensure homeowners receive discounted flood insurance rates, New Hanover County has completed its … Read More »

New Hanover County co-hosts August 14 information session on National Flood Insurance Program

Posted August 8, 2019 at 4:24 pm     Category: Hurricane RecoveryNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County residents can learn about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and ways to prepare property so it qualifies for flood insurance discounts … Read More »

New Hanover County Wins Seven National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with seven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The seven awarded programs focus on treatment for opioid abuse, … Read More »

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Approves Healing Place for Women & Zoning Updates

Posted July 1, 2019 at 9:34 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its meeting on Monday, July 1, 2019, New Hanover County Commissioners approved moving forward to expand the scope of the Healing Place substance use … Read More »

New Hanover County launches customer-focused land development tool

Posted February 4, 2019 at 10:05 am     Category: Building SafetyInformation TechnologyNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has launched a new land development tool called COAST (Customer Online Application & Services Tool), for customers to submit applications and obtain … Read More »

Public Notice: Change in Planning Board Agenda Review Meeting

Posted October 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Planning Board agenda review meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 30 will begin at 3 p.m. instead of 4 p.m. The meeting … 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 »

Notice of Public Hearing: New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Special Meeting

Posted October 22, 2018 at 2:37 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 4 p.m. in … Read More »

Public Notice: October 4 Planning Board Meeting Cancelled

Posted September 28, 2018 at 11:26 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Planning Board regular meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 6 p.m. has been cancelled due to the impacts of Hurricane … Read More »

New Hanover County homeowners to receive additional flood insurance discount

Posted September 6, 2018 at 2:36 pm     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land Use

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County has improved to a Class 7 rating through FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System (CRS), which means eligible homeowners in … Read More »

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