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Division of Coastal Management sets up temporary office in Wilmington

Raleigh, NC

The N.C. Division of Coastal Management has set up a temporary office in Wilmington where property owners who suffered damage from Hurricane Florence can call or visit for permitting assistance.

The temporary office is in the Building Safety Department at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 170, Wilmington. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.

Division of Coastal Management permitting staff can be reached through the New Hanover County Inspections Office at 910-798-7308 or through their direct lines at:

  • Shaun Simpson 910-798-7117
  • Tanya Pietila¬† ¬† ¬†910-798-7089

Coastal Management representatives will answer questions about Coastal Area Management Act permits for rebuilding docks, piers, houses and other structures. They also will answer questions about obtaining CAMA permits to rebuild dunes or use sandbags to protect houses from erosion.

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