Insurance Rating

In May 2021, New Hanover County received official notification from the North Carolina Department of Insurance Office of the State Fire Marshal of an improvement in the fire district's response rating. The Southern New Hanover County Fire District and the Northern Fire District received a Class 2 rating. Both ratings become effective on August 1, 2021, and the official notification letters are below:

These improved ratings show the department is well equipped to respond to fires in its district, and will also lower homeowners insurance rates in the unincorporated county.

Click on the map to view your property address' fire rating, and view frequently asked questions, including how to ensure your insurance premium is updated. You may also view the full-size map.

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