Public Notice

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


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


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

Land Development Project Approval

Unified Development Ordinance

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 Brochures & Forms

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Development & improvement approval

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Review and approval processes vary depending on the type and complexity of the project. All applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their project with Planning Staff during the initial project planning phase and prior to submitting applications. This will benefit the applicant by allowing Planning Staff to advise the applicant with requirements, provide alternative options, help avoid pitfalls, and guide the applicant through the process. 


Development Permits

No land shall be used or occupied and no building hereafter constructed, structurally altered, erected or moved shall be used or its use changed until a Development Permit. This means all built improvements or change in uses requires a review/permit/approval. The purpose of the Development Permit is to guide the applicant in carrying out their improvement plans and avoid potential problems by ensuring that the appropriate approvals are obtained in the most efficient and effective manner possible. There is no fee charged for Development Permits.


Project Planning Sessions

Project Planning Sessions are strongly encouraged. Planning Staff may recommend a Project Planning Sessions for your project. This is a session designed to provide the applicant with information at the beginning of their project to help avoid pitfalls and delays. At the meeting, the Planning Department as well as other County Departments will be in attendance to provide important information to help guide the applicant through Brunswick County’s development and improvement approval processes. This meeting is especially beneficial for more complex projects such as commercial development and subdivision development that will require approval from other County Departments.

Click here to learn more about other County Department’s reviews/permits/approvals.



Building I

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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