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Brunswick County COVID-19 Information


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County Contact Information & Virtual Services During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Brunswick County is urging individuals to visit our website and to call or email county departments for assistance first before visiting county offices. The County now requires appointments for in-person visits. Not sure who to contact? Call our main line and we can help direct your calls.

  • Main County Contact Information: 910.253.2000 / 800.442.7033


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


View: Brunswick County declares a state of emergency due to COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)

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
2012 NC Fire Code
2018 NC Fire Code
NC State Code Collection Online Public Access

County Codes

[Draft] FY 18-19 Fire Prevention Ordinance
Chapter VII. Fire Prevention and Protection
Chapter VI. False Alarm Prevention
Article III. Open Burning
Brunswick County Code Administration

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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.


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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