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Tropical Storm Ophelia Information


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A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the coastal waters of Brunswick County. A Flood Watch is in effect for Brunswick County

Most Brunswick County operations and services will continue as usual at this time except for the following changes:

  • Brunswick County Parks will close early at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22
  • All Brunswick County Parks and Recreation youth events are canceled for the weekend (Sept. 23-24)

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Code Compliance Information

Codes & Standards

Brunswick County is required to enforce the North Carolina State Building Code: Fire Prevention Code and referenced fire protection standards. All State codes are administered by the Brunswick County Code Administration Department.

The 2018 North Carolina State Building Code: Fire Prevention Code (based on the 2015 International Code) was adopted by the North Carolina Building Code Council on June 13, 2017 to be effective on January 1, 2019. The 2012 Codes are also valid during this transition period through December 31, 2018. The available regulations are listed below.

State Codes

2018 NC Fire Code

2012 NC Fire Code

NC State Code Collection Online Public Access

County Codes

Fire Prevention Ordinance [Adopted August 2019]
Chapter VII. Fire Prevention and Protection
Chapter VI. False Alarm Prevention
Article III. Open Burning
Brunswick County Code Administration

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Andrew Thompson
Deputy Code Administrator / Fire Marshal

75 Courthouse Drive NE Building “I”
Bolivia, NC 28422
910.253.2041  (Non-Emergency)

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