Access Applications, Ordinances, and Technical Manuals and Reports.
The Building Safety Department provides information on applying for a permit, scheduling an inspection, and Journeyman Exams.
The Engineering Department’s services include administration and implementation of the Stormwater and Drainage Ordinance, as well as the Sedimentation and Erosion Control Ordinance.
Floodplain management aims to reduce flood risk, protect public health and safety, and help communities become more resilient.
New Hanover County’s Planning and Land Use Department facilitates the review and approval of new development, creation and implementation of long-range comprehensive and community-level plans.
The New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation District is committed to enhancing water quality throughout the county through land conservation,