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


Unified Development Ordinance

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 Brochures & Forms

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Development & improvement approval

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Brunswick County Planning

Details concerning adjusted operations due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • The Planning Team is available to assist for your planning and zoning-related needs. We encouraged you to reach out to us at 910-253-2025 for assistance remotely via phone, email, or online. Until further notice, Planning will accept In-person visits by appointment only.
  • For plat review and approval, we encourage you to reach out to us at 910-253-2025 for assistance. Planning will accept In-person visits by appointment for plat review.
  • For the processing of permit applications, we encourage you to use the Code Administration webpage for submitting permit applications:
  • The Community Enforcement Team is available to assist for your solid waste and zoning enforcement needs. We encouraged you to reach out at 910-253-2200 to us for assistance remotely via phone, email, or online. Until further notice, Community Enforcement will accept In-person visits by appointment only. To report a solid waste and zoning complaint, we encourage you to use the online report form:
  • The regularly scheduled Brunswick County Planning Board Meeting for April 13, 2020 and the regularly scheduled Brunswick County Board of Adjustment Meeting for April 9, 2020 has been cancelled. Please note that items scheduled for this meeting will be moved to the next available agenda.

Welcome to Brunswick County Planning! Brunswick County Planning provides public planning services to the unincorporated areas of Brunswick County that are outside municipalities’ planning jurisdictions. ​​Functions of the department includes but limited to zoning, subdivision of land, long-range planning, transportation planning, specialized planning projects, Minor CAMA Permits as well as providing support to the Brunswick County Planning Board, the Brunswick County Board of Adjustment, and the Brunswick County Technical Review Committee (TRC). Planning facilitates various land development projects as well as provides recommendations on policy and regulatory ordinances to the Board of Commissioners, Planning Board, and Board of Adjustment.

Contact the Brunswick County Planning for help you with your land development project, determine the zoning of property you own or wish to buy, and provide demographic information such as population trends.

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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.


In Person: 75 COURTHOUSE DRIVE (BUILDING I) Bolivia, NC 28422

Mailing: P.O. Box 249, Bolivia, NC 28422

(910) 253-2025
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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