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The curfew that had been in effect has been suspended.

All city parks are closed until further notice. 
City offices are closed.

Visit www.wilmingtonnc.gov/florence for more information, including important phone numbers and post-storm tips. Click here for the latest updates on debris, trash, and recycling collection. Visit driveNC.gov for updates from the NCDOT on roads coming into Wilmington and www.wilmingtonnc.gov/travel for a list of street closures in our area.

Code enforcement has a responsibility to enforce City ordinances that provide a safe community and vibrant neighborhoods and promote a healthy and safe environment for citizens and visitors. In addition, we are responsible for increasing public understanding of the City's policies and procedures, through community events and participation, and various media outlets.

Please use these links to make a complaint:

 

Frequently asked questions:

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  • How is an abandoned vehicle determined?

  • What is the non-residential business code?

  • What is the minimum housing code?

  • Are homeless encampments allowed?

  • How does the City deal with graffiti?

  • Does the City allow street furniture on sidewalks?

  • Does the City allow sidewalk cafes?

  • Are newspaper racks allowed on public rights-of-way?

  • Can I keep livestock?

  • What are the rules on kennels?

  • Can I keep chickens and fowl?

  • When are weeds too high?

  • Is a car without current tags considered a junked vehicle?

  • Is a landlord required to repair the dwelling I am renting?

  • How many unrelated people may occupy a dwelling?

  • May I place signs for special events, such as 'yard sales' or 'lost pets' in the right of way or on utility poles?

  • How do I contact Code Enforcement to report a violation?

  • Who do I call for animal control?