NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – FIRE PREVENTION ORDINANCE REVISION

09.30.2019

BRUNSWICK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Brunswick County is considering adopting a revised Fire Prevention Ordinance. The last Fire Prevention Ordinance update approved for our area was adopted December 15, 2003. Since that time Brunswick County has worked diligently to be consistent with nationally recognized good practices for safeguarding of life and property from hazards of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling, and uses of hazardous substances, materials and devices, from conditions hazardous to life and property in the use or occupancy of buildings or premises.

The Fire Prevention Ordinance will update policy to prescribe regulations consistent with nationally recognized good practices.  The Fire Prevention Ordinance will become effective on October 21st, 2019.

Notice is hereby giving that the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on October 21st, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Chambers of the David R. Sandifer Administration Building located at 30 Government Center Drive at the Brunswick County Government Center concerning the following items:

  1. PROPOSED REVISIONS RELATED TO THE FIRE PREVENTION ORDINANCE (A STAND-ALONE ORDINANCE)
  2. UPDATED CIVIL PENALTIES, COLLECTION OF FEES, AND PROGRAMS

The board will consider all discussions during the public hearing.  All interested persons are encouraged to attend.  A copy of the proposed Fire Prevention Ordinance may be viewed at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/fire-marshal/code-compliance-information/.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE BRUNSWICK COUNTY FIRE MARSHALS’ OFFICE AT 910-253-2041 OR 800-621-0609.