Brunswick County FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Application Deadline Approaching

01.23.2019

Homeowners living in unincorporated Brunswick County or the Town of Leland wishing to apply for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program must submit completed applications by 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4.

Brunswick County and the Town of Leland have been working together on FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant submission. This is the process whereby homeowners in the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County or the Town of Leland can apply for assistance with property acquisition, elevation or mitigation reconstruction of their flooded property. At this time, property owners should have completed the North Carolina Emergency Management Grant Application in order to begin the process.

For more information about the acquisition process, view the Hazard Mitigation Project Grant Application or the Fact Sheet: Acquisition of Property after a Flood Event.

Fully completed applications, with all required attachments, are due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. 

Applications may be emailed to John Shirk (John.Shirk@brunswickcountync.gov), or dropped off at the Brunswick County Code Administration Office, 75 Government Center Drive (Building I) in Bolivia, Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Prior to completing the application, homeowners should note the additional clarifications below of certain sections of the North Carolina Emergency Management Project Grant application.

Section 1

Attach the following documents:

  • Tax Card
  • To obtain a tax card, please follow these steps:
    • Click this link to Brunswick County’s tax site: http://tax.brunsco.net/itsnet/
    • Choose Property Owner Name and click Next
    • Enter the property owner name (last name first) and click submit
    • Click the “PRC” link that states Tax Year 2018
    • Print the appraisal card to attach to the application.
  • If you have an elevation certificate, please provide a copy.
  • If you have flood insurance, please provide proof of flood insurance.
  • Photographs of your home, one from each side of the house (Front, rear, right, and left).

Question 8(a): You should only check yes to this question if you received a letter from the Town of Leland or Brunswick County stating you had substantial damage. If you do not answer this question appropriately, you will need to revise your application and it could delay the processing of the application.

Section 2

Question 11: Please provide photos (front, back, right, and left) of any additional structures listed here.

Section 3

Damage History: This should include details of damage occurring during Hurricane Florence or any other disaster or storm event. You may include the details on the application, or include a separate page to attach to the application.

Failure to furnish all requested information on the application will result in a delay or removal of your property from consideration for hazard mitigation funding.

Applicants will be notified if additional information, beyond what has been requested in the application, is needed.