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Public Notice

Brunswick County Coronavirus 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


The County has information and resources for individuals, businesses and municipalities that need assistance via the follow webpages:

Planning Board

Planning Board

The Planning Department supports and facilitates the Brunswick County Planning Board. The Planning Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers in the David R. Sandifer Administration Building. The Planning Board reviews and makes recommendations on ordinance text amendments and rezonings as well as hears and makes final decision on variances from subdivision requirements, major subdivision preliminary plats, major site plans, planned developments (PDs), and zoning vested rights determinations.

The public is welcome to attend Planning Board meetings. Most projects allow pubic comment. If you wish to speak, or if you wish to make a presentation contact the Planning Department for more information. For more information view the Planning Board Meeting and Deadline Schedule.

For information on agendas and minutes view the Planning Board Agendas & Minutes.

Click here for Rules of Procedures.


Planning Board Members

Name and Mailing Address
Telephone Number(s)
Term Expires
Eric Dunham, Chair
537 Gladstone Circle SW
Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469

(H) 910-575-6812

June 30, 2021

Joy Peele Easley, Vice Chair
PO Box 758
Oak Island NC 28465

(H) 910-454-7168

June 30, 2021

Ron Medlin
439 Laurel Valley Dr.
Shallotte NC 28470
(O) 910-575-8524

June 30, 2021

Alvin Nobles
6995 Lester Street
Ocean Isle Beach NC 28469
(M) 843-309-8300
(H) 910-579-9431

June 30, 2021


Lloyd Thomas (Tom) Simmons
1462 Longleaf Road, BSL
Southport, NC 28461

(M) 910-540-2481

June 30, 2020


Richard J. Leary
1204 Earnley Court
Leland NC 28451

(H) 910-399-5280

June 30, 2020


William Allan Bittenbender, At-Large
3482 Beaver Creek Drive SE
Southport NC 28461

(H) 910-253-9846

June 30, 2022

Brett Riggs, Alternate
4 Palmer Drive
Shallotte NC 28470
(M) 910-619-2322June 30, 2022

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