Planning & Inspections | Updates Blog

  • Floodplain Management Plan  The draft Morehead City Floodplain Management Plan is now available for review and comment. A floodplain management plan evaluates ways to mitigate risks from future flooding and serves to enhance a local community’s floodplain management program.  A public meeting to discuss the more »...

  • Development of the Morehead City Floodplain Management Plan is currently underway. A floodplain management plan evaluates ways to mitigate risks from future flooding and serves to enhance a local community’s floodplain management program.  Morehead City’s goal in the development of its plan is to maintain more »...

  • ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS AND DEVELOPERS: A departmental plan review service is available by appointment for review of proposed new businesses, commercial construction and development projects, and business expansions. The service provides a one-stop shop opportunity for business developers and owners to meet with representatives of more »...

  • In accordance with NCGS 160A-388, whenever a zoning or subdivision decision is rendered, constructive notice of the decision must be given by the property owner, or the party who sought the decision, to all persons with standing to appeal.  Constructive notice shall consist of a more »...

  • City Hall and the Municipal Building will be closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (December 24th, 25th, and 26th) in observance of the Christmas Holiday. ...

  • The North Carolina Division of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) recently announced the expansion of its online Environmental Permit Application Tracking System which is searchable by location, permit type, facility name, and permit number. The map tracks and provides details regarding various types of environmental more »...

  • Morehead City is hosting a county-wide educational seminar for local boards of adjustment.  The purpose  of the seminar is  to inform the local board members of the recent update to the General Statutes and the impacts it will have on Board of Adjustment functions and more »...

  • The revised schedules for inspections and planning/zoning fees, effective August 1st, are available on the Morehead City Planning and Inspections Department’s website. Please note that the new fee schedule is applicable to any permits issued on or after August 1st.  ...

  • The Town of Morehead City will host a meeting on Thursday, June 20th from 3:00-4:30 p.m. at the Morehead City Municipal Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street. NC Floodplain Mapping Office staff will present topics including an introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program more »...

  • As of April 1, 2013, North Carolina law requires that an owner or contractor appoint a lien agent when they first contract for improvements to real property. A lien agent is a title insurer or agent also registered as a lien agent with the NC more »...

  • Morehead City is holding a Business Permitting Forum on Monday, April 29th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street, Morehead City. Representatives from the Planning, Inspections, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire and Police Departments will be available to conduct more »...

  • The Highway 70 Median committee met on January 31st and recommended Build Option 2B which involves installing a full median with intermittent openings, additional low cost countermeasures, and additional spot capacity improvements. The plan will be reviewed by the Morehead City Council at 202 South more »...

  • Morehead City is holding a Business Permitting Forum on Thursday, February 14th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street, Morehead City. Representatives from the Planning, Inspections, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire and Police Departments will be available to conduct more »...

  • Morehead City is holding its fourth Business Permitting Forum on Thursday, January 10th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street, Morehead City. Representatives from the Planning, Inspections, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire and Police Departments will be available to more »...

  • The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act was signed into law on July 6, 2012. Following is a brief overview of what is expected to occur in 2013 and 2014 as a result of this law: Starting January 1, 2013, subsidized premium rates for pre-FIRM non-primary more »...

  • Morehead City is holding its third Business Permitting Forum on Thursday, December 13th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street, Morehead City. Representatives from the Planning, Inspections, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire and Police Departments will be available to more »...

  • Morehead City is holding its second Business Permitting Forum on Thursday, November 8th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street, Morehead City. Representatives from the Planning, Inspections, Public Works, Public Utilities, Fire and Police Departments will be available to more »...

  • A Permitting Technical Review Meeting will be held on October 9th beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers located at 202 South 8th Street. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to gather comments related to their projects from more »...

  • The third public meeting to discuss the Harbor Master Plan will be held on June 11th at 5:30 p.m. at the Morehead City Train Depot, which is located at 1001 Arendell Street. The draft site plan is available online at https://moreheadcitync.org/home-planning-inspections/planning-and-inspections-current-studies/. ...

  • The Morehead City Planning and Inspections Department is pleased to announce that an open house will be held on Friday, June 1, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at City Hall, 706 Arendell Street, for all contractors and other interested parties. The purpose of more »...