Public Notice

Public Notice

Information About New Flood Maps and Flood Ordinance Changes

06.13.2018

Brunswick County is considering adopting new flood maps and amending the County’s Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

FEMA regularly updates Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) using studies to improve the maps and ensure their accuracy. The last maps FEMA approved for our area were adopted in 2006; since then, FEMA has worked to study and improve these maps. Now that FEMA has approved updated maps, Brunswick County can adopt them and continue to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

To view the current effective maps or the preliminary maps on the State’s website, visit the Flood Risk Information System (FRIS) – Flood Maps, which will automatically show the current effective maps. To view the preliminary maps, in the top right corner of the page, click on “Effective” and change to “Preliminary.” This will allow the viewer to see the maps being adopted on August 28, 2018.

Brunswick County will be scheduling a public hearing about these changes, and a public informational workshop will be held on July 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the County Commissioners Chambers, at 30 Government Center Drive in Bolivia, NC.

For more information about the proposed changes to the Flood Maps and the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, click here.

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Brunswick County launched a strategic visioning process in September 2015. Finalized in 2017, Brunswick Vision is intended to articulate a long-term vision and establish strategic goals to ensure that Brunswick County continues to be a great place to live, work, start or run a business, retire or spend a vacation.

Commissioner Frank Williams
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Commissioner Randy Thompson
Strategic Vision Committee Co-Chair

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Brunswick Tomorrow was formed in 2004 to develop a 20-year vision for Brunswick County using comments and feedback from you – the residents of our County. The plan represents pride in our past, the challenges and strengths of the present, and charts a course for our future.

 

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