Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 6, 2020)


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Note >> Executive Order No. 121 Goes Into Effect Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, April 29

Read >> Frequently Asked Questions About Executive Order No. 121


Key Points

  • As of April 6, there are 26 positive cases of COVID-19, 124 pending test results and 626 confirmed negative test results, totaling 776 tests administered so far. Of the 26 positive cases, 13 have recovered; one is a death associated to COVID-19.
  • The location of COVID-19 cases in Brunswick County is a frequently asked question. Patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 are in isolation in their homes located within the majority of zip codes throughout the county. Brunswick County citizens should assume that community transmission of COVID-19 is present in their neighborhoods and take the appropriate precautions.
  • See a full list of food resources and programs available to those who need assistance in the full update (contact and/or applications/qualifications might be necessary).
  • If you recently traveled to Brunswick County from another country, another state, or even another county in North Carolina, you need to take responsible, proactive measures to quarantine yourself and any fellow travelers now. Stay at home unless you are visiting an essential service or operation (like visiting the grocery store, pharmacy, medical office, or work), exercising outdoors or helping a family member.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary.


Brunswick County Public Health Call Line and Email Information (Available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


NC Public Health Call Line (Open 24/7)

  • Phone: 1.866.462.3821


North Carolina 2-1-1 Program

  • For COVID-19 questions, dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
  • Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211


The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:


Brunswick County Schools Information/Updates

Code Administration


Column 1 CTA


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Frequently Used Forms

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FloodPlain Administration

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Due to Coronavirus Proactive Measures

3/25/2020 – We have received several calls requesting whether or not private third-party design professionals could perform inspections to keep projects going. Contractors may use third-party design professionals to perform footing, foundation and slab inspections only. Here’s the memorandum from the Department of Insurance drafted by Cliff Isaac Deputy Commissioner dated 3/23/2020, giving clarifications and options on how to deal with Inspections and our current situation that our nation is dealing with.

3/17/2020-Brunswick County Code Administration department is enacting precautionary procedures for the safety of staff and the general public. Effective Monday March 23rd, 2020 , ALL Change Out Inspections that do not include Mechanical Gas inspections will be required to be completed by remote video inspection. Contractors will need to call (910)253-2018 to schedule time slot for Inspection. For instructions on Remote Video Inspections, please follow this link. Remote Video Inspections

Code Administration Department is operating on normal schedules for field inspections and processing of permit applications. We encourage you to use the web page for submitting applications and corresponding with CP tech by phone. Any changes to our processes will be posted by 4 PM in this banner for future business day operations.

Brunswick County Code Administration

Welcome to Brunswick County Code Administration! We include Building Inspections and Central Permitting. We oversee building permits and inspections and conduct building inspections.

  • 75 Courthouse Drive (Building I)
  • Open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Call 910-253-2021
  • Email to submit digital plans, or for information on inspections or permitting matters

*Request an inspection

*Obtain a permit.

Important Information Regarding Fire Protection Construction Documents

Starting February 1, 2020 any applicable fire protection construction documents will be required prior to any building or trade permits being issued.


Michael Slate, Director of Code Administration

Building I

Adjusted Operations Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brunswick County now requires individuals to first visit our website for services and to contact county departments via phone or email to see if we can assist you virtually to support social distancing for our residents and team members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If an in-person visit to a county office is necessary, you will need to schedule an appointment first via the phone and/or email listed below.


Building I

(910) 253-2021
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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