New Hanover County Planning & Land Use

New Hanover County Planning & Land Use NHC Planning and Land Use Department oversees the creation and implementation of long range plans an

10/09/2020

Your participation in the Comprehensive Housing Study is a vital part of our effort to provide a complete & accurate understanding of the state of housing in New Hanover County and how best to plan for future needs of the community. Take the survey today: bit.ly/NHC-Survey

Su participación es vital para nuestro esfuerzo por brindar una comprensión completa y precisa del estado de la vivienda en el condado de New Hanover y la mejor manera de planificar las necesidades futuras de la comunidad. Realice la encuesta hoy: bit.ly/NHC-Survey

09/28/2020

We're proud to be a partner in the Wilmington Tree Initiative!

09/11/2020

The and City of Wilmington, NC Government Workforce Housing Advisory Committee has launched a comprehensive housing study related to affordable housing in our community, and you can help inform our area's needs by taking the public survey. Learn more and complete the survey here: https://bit.ly/2RiMVDc

08/10/2020

Commissioners unanimously approved $1.3 million to provide financial relief to families in need of child care for school-aged children, and assistance to households at risk of losing housing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more: https://bit.ly/3gLXKsj

Child Care Assistance is available through participating licensed child care providers for families in need because of alternate school schedules. Housing Assistance is for households that have proven economic hardship due to COVID-19. Learn more at: SocialServices.NHCgov.com/COVID

08/06/2020

Due to a power outage affecting the NHCTV network, the Planning Board mtg may not be live streamed. We are working to get it operational as soon as possible, and the meeting will be recorded & available to watch afterward. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Each year, approximately 36,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries from using chain saws....
08/04/2020

Each year, approximately 36,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries from using chain saws. The potential risk of injury increases after hurricanes and other natural disasters, when chain saws are widely used to remove fallen or partially fallen trees and tree branches. Please be aware of the risk of chain saw injury and follow these safeguards while using a chain saw: http://ow.ly/m3yI50AQFep

Todos los años, aproximadamente 36 000 personas son atendidas en las salas de emergencia de hospitales por estas lesiones. El riesgo potencial de lesiones aumenta después de huracanes y otros desastres naturales, cuando se usan las motosierras con más frecuencia para remover ramas y árboles caídos o parcialmente caídos. Tenga en cuenta que hay riesgo de sufrir lesiones por las motosierras al remover árboles: http://ow.ly/Rdy650AQFeo

Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe ...
08/04/2020

Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe during a power outage, and when you need to throw away food that could make you sick at http://ow.ly/ixr850AQEQC

Podría no ser seguro consumir alimentos refrigerados o congelados después de un corte de electricidad. Averigüe qué puede hacer para mantener los alimentos seguros durante un corte de electricidad, y cuándo debe botar los alimentos que lo podrían enfermar: http://ow.ly/xuiE50AQEQG

If your power is out, do not use a generator inside your home or garage, even if doors and windows are open. Only use ge...
08/04/2020

If your power is out, do not use a generator inside your home or garage, even if doors and windows are open. Only use generators outside, more than 20 feet away from your home, doors, and windows. And use flashlights instead of candles to reduce the risk for fire hazards. Learn more: http://ow.ly/dVv950AQECR

Si no hay electricidad, no use un generador dentro de su casa o garaje, incluso si las puertas y ventanas están abiertas. Solo use generadores afuera, a más de 20 pies de distancia de su casa, puertas y ventanas. Y use linternas en lugar de velas para reducir el riesgo de incendios. Aprende más: http://ow.ly/Oc3F50AQECD

  made landfall just south of New Hanover County as a category 1 hurricane and New Hanover County is now working on reco...
08/04/2020

made landfall just south of New Hanover County as a category 1 hurricane and New Hanover County is now working on recovery efforts. Learn about debris pick-up, the burn ban in effect, county operations, safety reminders & more: http://ow.ly/mSC450AQt6F

Wave Transit ILM not be providing fixed route bus service today, Tuesday 8/4 due to hazardous road conditions. Normal se...
08/04/2020

Wave Transit ILM not be providing fixed route bus service today, Tuesday 8/4 due to hazardous road conditions. Normal service is expected to resume tomorrow, Wednesday 8/5.
https://www.facebook.com/WaveTransitILM/

Our damage assessment of roads and debris is underway. As we work on clean up, remember that county offices, including t...
08/04/2020

Our damage assessment of roads and debris is underway. As we work on clean up, remember that county offices, including the landfill and the Coronavirus Call Center, are closed today (Tuesday). Please be safe as you clean your yards, and stay off roads if possible. Stay Informed: EmergencyNHC.com.

Roads may be impassable due to flooding, fallen trees or power lines. If traffic lights are not working or are blinking ...
08/04/2020

Roads may be impassable due to flooding, fallen trees or power lines. If traffic lights are not working or are blinking red, treat it as a 4-way stop. Remember - with so many out of power, we want to keep roads clear for linemen and other repair services.

Actualización de Hurricane Isaias:💨Las ráfagas de viento más pesadas ya han pasado NHC, con la tormenta que se espera qu...
08/04/2020

Actualización de Hurricane Isaias:
💨Las ráfagas de viento más pesadas ya han pasado NHC, con la tormenta que se espera que salga de nuestra zona al amanecer.
🔌La energía sigue sin electricidad para un gran número de residencias del NHC. Visita EmergencyNHC.com para obtener enlaces a mapas de interrupciones, actualizaciones del Servicio Meteorológico Nacional y más.

Hurricane   Update:💨 The heaviest wind gusts are past NHC, with the storm expected to move out of our area by daybreak🔌 ...
08/04/2020

Hurricane Update:
💨 The heaviest wind gusts are past NHC, with the storm expected to move out of our area by daybreak
🔌 Power is still out for a large part of the county. Visit EmergencyNHC.com for links to outage maps, National Weather Service updates & more.

¿Sabía que sólo 6 pulgadas de agua en movimiento pueden derribar a un adulto, y 12 pulgadas pueden llevarse a la mayoría...
08/04/2020

¿Sabía que sólo 6 pulgadas de agua en movimiento pueden derribar a un adulto, y 12 pulgadas pueden llevarse a la mayoría de los carros? Si te encuentras con carreteras o aceras inundadas, date la vuelta y no te ahogues. Manténgase informado sobre los impactos y cierres de carreteras de Isaias en EmergencyNHC.com.

Did you know only 6 inches of moving water can knock down an adult, and 12 inches can carry away most cars? If you come ...
08/04/2020

Did you know only 6 inches of moving water can knock down an adult, and 12 inches can carry away most cars? If you come across flood waters on roads or sidewalks, turn around don’t drown. Stay informed on the impacts and road closures from at EmergencyNHC.com.

Aquí está lo último con Hurricane Isaias:⛈️Tormenta es actualmente 50 millas al suroeste de Wilmington, Advertencia de h...
08/04/2020

Aquí está lo último con Hurricane Isaias:

⛈️Tormenta es actualmente 50 millas al suroeste de Wilmington, Advertencia de huracán está en efecto. Sólo se espera una disminución gradual de la fuerza en las próximas horas.

💨Ráfagas de viento sostenidas de hasta 85 mph, con ráfagas más altas posibles.

🌊 Advertencia de sobretensión de tormenta en efecto.

Los residentes deben permanecer en su lugar de seguridad, ya que los cortes de energía han afectado las señales de tráfico y algunas carreteras son intransitables debido a inundaciones y árboles caídos.

Recuerde que el 911 SOLO debe utilizarse en situaciones de emergencia verdaderas. Visite EmergencyNHC.com y llame al 910-798-6800 para obtener información y recursos.

Here's the latest on Hurricane  :⛈️ Storm is currently is 50 miles SW of Wilmington, Hurricane Warning is in effect. Onl...
08/04/2020

Here's the latest on Hurricane :

⛈️ Storm is currently is 50 miles SW of Wilmington, Hurricane Warning is in effect. Only gradual decrease in strength is expected over the next few hours.
💨 Sustained wind gusts of up to 85 mph, with higher gusts possible.
🌊 Storm Surge Warning is in effect.

Residents should remain in their place of safety as power outages have impacted traffic signals and some roads are impassable due to flooding and fallen trees.

Remember that 911 should ONLY be used in true emergencies. Visit EmergencyNHC.com and call 910-798-6800 for information and resources.

08/04/2020

Hay una mayor probabilidad de tornados esta noche a medida que Isaias atraviesa nuestra zona. Sepa que hacer si hubiera una advertencia de tornado cerca: Busque refugio en el lugar más interior de su hogar, lejos de las ventanas y supervise el pronostico de el tiempo.

There is an increased chance of tornados tonight as   makes its way through our area. If a Tornado Warning is issued nea...
08/04/2020

There is an increased chance of tornados tonight as makes its way through our area. If a Tornado Warning is issued nearby – take shelter in the most interior place in your home, away from windows, and monitor the forecast. Be – visit EmergencyNHC.com.

Esta es la ultima informacion de la Tormenta Tropical  :⛈️Se esperan condiciones de tormenta tropical en nuestra area an...
08/03/2020

Esta es la ultima informacion de la Tormenta Tropical :

⛈️Se esperan condiciones de tormenta tropical en nuestra area antes de las 10 p.m., con rafagas de viento de hasta 70 mph.
☔2-4 pulgadas de lluvia - possibilidad de algunas inundaciones repentinas.
🌊El pronostico de tormenta de marea ha disminuido solamente a 1 pie en la costa y a lo largo del río Cape Fear.
🌤️Isaias debera estar fuera de nuestra zona para el mediodía del martes.

Los residentes deben estar en un lugar seguro y asegurar sus muebles de afuera y otros artículos antes de las 8 de lanoche. Visite EmergencyNHC.com y llame al 910-798-6800 para obtener información y recursos.

Here's the latest on Tropical Storm  :⛈️Tropical Storm conditions are expected in our area by 10 p.m., with wind gusts u...
08/03/2020

Here's the latest on Tropical Storm :

⛈️Tropical Storm conditions are expected in our area by 10 p.m., with wind gusts up to 70 mph.
☔2-4 inches of rain - some flash flooding is possible.
🌊Storm surge forecast has decreased to an expected 1 foot on the coast and along the Cape Fear River.
🌤️Isaias should be out of our area by midday Tuesday.

Residents should be in their place of safety and secure outdoor furniture and other items by 8 p.m. tonight. Visit EmergencyNHC.com and call 910-798-6800 for information and resources.

Stay ahead of Hurricane Isaias impacts by signing up for power outage alerts from Duke Energy. Sign up by texting REG to...
08/03/2020

Stay ahead of Hurricane Isaias impacts by signing up for power outage alerts from Duke Energy. Sign up by texting REG to 57801 or enroll at http://spr.ly/6187GGb0h for text, phone or email alerts.

Stay ahead of Hurricane Isaias impacts by signing up for power outage alerts from Duke Energy. Sign up by texting REG to...
08/03/2020

Stay ahead of Hurricane Isaias impacts by signing up for power outage alerts from Duke Energy. Sign up by texting REG to 57801 or enroll at http://spr.ly/6187GGb0h for text, phone or email alerts.

Preparese por adelantado de los impactos del huracán Isaías registrándose para recibir alertas de cortes de la electricidad de Duke Energy. Regístrese enviando un mensaje de texto REG al 57801 o inscríbase en http://spr.ly/6187GGb0h para recibir alertas de texto, teléfono o correo electrónico.

08/03/2020

View this update from Emergency Management Director Steven Still about , which is forecast to bring tropical storm force winds as soon as 8 pm tonight to our area, with possible tornadoes and 2-4" of rain that could cause flash flooding in areas with poor drainage.

Make sure you are in a safe place by 8 pm tonight, have your emergency kit ready in case the power goes out or you need to leave your home quickly, and continue to stay informed at EmergencyNHC.com. You can also call our public information line at 910-798-6800 with any questions.

A State of Emergency is now in effect in New Hanover County, ahead of Tropical Storm impacts from   later this evening. ...
08/03/2020

A State of Emergency is now in effect in New Hanover County, ahead of Tropical Storm impacts from later this evening. Residents should be in their place of safety by 8 p.m. tonight. Call the Emergency Public Information Line for information and resources at 910-798-6800. Learn more and watch a video update: http://ow.ly/9gt450APtQu

06/19/2020

Applications are being accepted for the Homeowner Recovery Program! This program helps homeowners whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Florence or Matthew. Visit https://rebuild.nc.gov/HurricaneRecovery to apply online. NC Emergency Management North Carolina Department of Public Safety

06/19/2020

is a day of recognition. Appreciation. Reflection. Renewal. Today, employees are putting those words into real & meaningful actions across the organization. Tomorrow, we'll continue. And we'll keep building community to create impactful change in NHC.

06/18/2020

Tell us how to expand alternative mode use in the Wilmington Urban Area. Go Coast aims to reduce vehicle miles traveled and traffic congestion by increasing the use of alternative transportation including walking, biking, carpoool, vanpool, telecommuting, and public transportation. Now we need to hear from you to learn how we can improve over the next five years. GoCoastNC.org/news

What trails do you use and like most?  What would make that experience better?  What are the most important new trail co...
03/19/2020

What trails do you use and like most? What would make that experience better? What are the most important new trail connections that should be made?

The NC Department of Transportation wants to hear from the public about North Carolina's trails and how to make them better. Given the current limitations on public workshops and in-person forums, your electronic survey responses are that much more important to their planning efforts.

To take the interactive map and 10-question surveys they have prepared, please visit: https://www.ncdot.gov/divisions/bike-ped/great-trails-state/Pages/get-involved.aspx

03/19/2020

County officials continue to prepare and implement enhanced guidance to reduce risks of COVID-19 in New Hanover County. Read the full release & operations updates here: http://ow.ly/yAOK50yQ7Dn

03/17/2020

will close the facilities of the Cape Fear Museum, Public Libraries, and enclosed areas of Parks & Gardens effective Wed, Mar 18 until further notice. Virtual & drive-thru services will continue at some locations. Read more about updated services: http://ow.ly/HNXG50yO7Ao

03/16/2020

As a result of COVID-19 and out of an abundance caution, all public meetings pertaining to the Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan have been cancelled. The period to submit comments has been extended to May 15. You can read the draft plan at WMPO.ORG

03/16/2020

Tune in 📺 this afternoon at 4 pm on Facebook Live as Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman shares information about COVID-19 community guidance and the work being done proactively to help ensure residents are safe and protected.

03/16/2020

UPDATE: Effective March 18, 2020, the Cape Fear Museum, Public Libraries, and enclosed spaces of the Parks and Gardens are closed until further notice.

More information can be read here in the full release: https://news.nhcgov.com/news-releases/2020/03/new-hanover-county-closes-public-libraries-and-cape-fear-museum-limits-gatherings-at-all-facilities-to-10-people/

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County facilities, like the Cape Fear Museum , New Hanover County Public Library , New Hanover County Arboretum and NC Cooperative Extension Office , Airlie Gardens , and New Hanover County Parks & Gardens are still open to visitors! That goes for our government building and services too.
We just won’t be having any county-sponsored group activities and events at these locations through the end of April to help ensure the health and safety of our community.
Stay up to date on recommended community event guidance at Health.NHCgov.com

The New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, Joint Information Center, and Emergency Public Information Center, w...
09/07/2019

The New Hanover County Emergency Operations Center, Joint Information Center, and Emergency Public Information Center, will be de-activated as of 7 am September 7th.

EmergencyNHC.com will remain updated to provide residents with ongoing recovery efforts.

For questions, the public can call the county’s Hurricane Recovery Coordinator at 910-798-7007. Callers are asked to leave a message and their call will be returned. For emergencies, call 911.
For more information, visit: https://emergency.nhcgov.com

Openings beginning Saturday, September 7th:  • Airlie Gardens-will open at 9am (normal scheduled opening time) • Arrowhe...
09/07/2019

Openings beginning Saturday, September 7th:
• Airlie Gardens-will open at 9am (normal scheduled opening time)
• Arrowhead Park
• Echo Farms Park
• Hugh MacRae Park (Splashpad scheduled to open Tuesday, 9am)
• Kings Grant Park
• Monterey Heights
• Northern Regional Park
• Ogden Park (Skatepark closed)
• Parkwood Park
• River Road Park
• Smith Creek Park
• Trails End Park
• Veterans Park


The following parks and facilities remain *closed*:
• Athletic fields are closed due to wet conditions
• Arboretum
• Hoggard tennis courts and baseball fields
• Riverside Park Beach closed
• Ogden Skatepark
• Northern Regional Park disc golf course closed
• Pages Creek Preserve
• Blue Clay Bike Park
• Hugh MacRae Park Nature Trail
• Summer Rest Trail
• Cape Fear Optimist fields
• Snows Cut Park closed-anticipating park to be closed for one week

09/06/2019

The view from the Emergency Operations Center is a lot different than this time yesterday! Happy to have weathered together with our awesome community!

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Wednesday 8am - 5pm
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We're proud to be a partner in the Wilmington Tree Initiative!
Due to a power outage affecting the NHCTV network, the Planning Board mtg may not be live streamed. We are working to get it operational as soon as possible, and the meeting will be recorded & available to watch afterward. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Each year, approximately 36,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments for injuries from using chain saws. The potential risk of injury increases after hurricanes and other natural disasters, when chain saws are widely used to remove fallen or partially fallen trees and tree branches. Please be aware of the risk of chain saw injury and follow these safeguards while using a chain saw: http://ow.ly/m3yI50AQFep

Todos los años, aproximadamente 36 000 personas son atendidas en las salas de emergencia de hospitales por estas lesiones. El riesgo potencial de lesiones aumenta después de huracanes y otros desastres naturales, cuando se usan las motosierras con más frecuencia para remover ramas y árboles caídos o parcialmente caídos. Tenga en cuenta que hay riesgo de sufrir lesiones por las motosierras al remover árboles: http://ow.ly/Rdy650AQFeo
Refrigerated or frozen foods may not be safe to eat after the loss of power. Find out what you can do to keep food safe during a power outage, and when you need to throw away food that could make you sick at http://ow.ly/ixr850AQEQC

Podría no ser seguro consumir alimentos refrigerados o congelados después de un corte de electricidad. Averigüe qué puede hacer para mantener los alimentos seguros durante un corte de electricidad, y cuándo debe botar los alimentos que lo podrían enfermar: http://ow.ly/xuiE50AQEQG
If your power is out, do not use a generator inside your home or garage, even if doors and windows are open. Only use generators outside, more than 20 feet away from your home, doors, and windows. And use flashlights instead of candles to reduce the risk for fire hazards. Learn more: http://ow.ly/dVv950AQECR

Si no hay electricidad, no use un generador dentro de su casa o garaje, incluso si las puertas y ventanas están abiertas. Solo use generadores afuera, a más de 20 pies de distancia de su casa, puertas y ventanas. Y use linternas en lugar de velas para reducir el riesgo de incendios. Aprende más: http://ow.ly/Oc3F50AQECD
The storm might be over, but that doesn’t mean the danger is. Keep your loved ones safe after the storm by following the safety tips at https://emergency.nhcgov.com/safety-reminders/
made landfall just south of New Hanover County as a category 1 hurricane and New Hanover County is now working on recovery efforts. Learn about debris pick-up, the burn ban in effect, county operations, safety reminders & more: http://ow.ly/mSC450AQt6F
Wave Transit ILM not be providing fixed route bus service today, Tuesday 8/4 due to hazardous road conditions. Normal service is expected to resume tomorrow, Wednesday 8/5.
https://www.facebook.com/WaveTransitILM/
Our damage assessment of roads and debris is underway. As we work on clean up, remember that county offices, including the landfill and the Coronavirus Call Center, are closed today (Tuesday). Please be safe as you clean your yards, and stay off roads if possible. Stay Informed: EmergencyNHC.com.