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New Hanover County Updates: Register of Deeds’ online services, county meeting cancelations, call line extended & testing updates

Posted March 19, 2020 at 12:10 pm     Category: Emergency ManagementEmergency NewsNews ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic HealthRegister of Deeds

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Below is an update on several county … Read More »

New Hanover County conveys more than 14 acres of property for affordable housing

Posted March 11, 2020 at 10:05 am     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews ReleasePlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At its March 9 meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners authorized the conveyance of 14.36 acres of county-owned property at 3101 Castle Hayne … Read More »

Community invited to take survey and attend meeting about reducing risks from natural disasters

Posted October 17, 2019 at 9:33 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEmergency ManagementEngineeringNews ReleaseOtherPlanning and Land Use

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The public is invited to learn about regional strategies to protect life and property from natural disasters at a hazard mitigation informational meeting on October … Read More »

Workforce Housing Advisory Committee meeting to be held October 16

Posted October 15, 2019 at 8:33 am     Category: News ReleasePlanning and Land UsePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County/City of Wilmington Workforce Housing Advisory Committee will hold its initial meeting on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 … Read More »

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 »

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