Public Notice

Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus Update (April 2, 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 2, there are 23 positive cases of COVID-19, 225 pending test results and 457 confirmed negative test results, totaling 705 tests administered so far.
  • Governor Cooper’s Executive Order No. 121 is now in effect: 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. The order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others.
  • The CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately. Travelers returning after domestic travel from areas with widespread community transmission, cruise ships, riverboats, or by air travel should also self-quarantine at home for 14 days after returning.
  • Brunswick County requires individuals to contact county departments via phone or email first and to schedule appointments for in-person visits if necessary
  • The CDC now recommends people with mild COVID-19 symptoms stay home and call their doctor for medical advice.


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

Remote Video Inspections


Column 1 CTA


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Frequently Used Forms

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FloodPlain Administration

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Remote Video Inspection (RVI) Policy and Procedure

Inspections Eligible for RVI

  • Utility Trench
  • Shower Pan
  • Manufactured Home Marriage-Line Connection
  • HVAC (No Gas)

Client Responsibility

  1. Download Skyp for Business (free).
  2. 4G must available at the inspection site.
  3. Have all necessary tools and documents available. (Some examples may include: tape measurer, level, GFCI tester, step ladder, manufacturer’s installation instructions, site plans, etc.)
  4. Allow up to 30 minutes for the inspection.
  5. If using your phone for the inspection, make sure you do the following to avoid interruptions:
    • iPhone “Settings”:
      • Tap on “Do Not Disturb”
      • Set the “Manual” slide button to be green
      • Scroll down to “Silence”
      • Tap next to “Always” to add a check mark
    • Android
      • Tap “Sounds and Notifications” in Settings
      • Tap “Do Not Disturb” under the “Notifications” section
  1. Call (TBD) from Skype to connect with the Inspector.
  2. The inspection:
    • The inspector has to be able to see the front of the house and the address.
    • Starting from the front of the house, walk toward the site for the inspection and follow the inspector’s directions.

*Disclaimer: We reserve the right to determine during the RVI that a site visit will be required for the inspection to be completed. We will attempt to schedule a site visit for the same day if possible.

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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