Due to inclement weather, the January 9th Vance County Commissioners meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 11th at 6:00PM.
The County’s solid waste convenience sites will operate on revised holiday hours for Saturday , December 24th and Monday, December 26th. The sites will be open from 7AM until Noon on both of these days. All sites will be closed on Christmas Day.
Vance County, NC is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Special Projects Coordinator. Please see this brochure for details.
HANDCRAFTED HOLIDAY MARKET Come to the Vance County Regional Farmers Market on Saturday, November 19th, 8 am to 2 pm for the annual holiday craft fair. Approximately 35 craft and other vendors will have products available. Get a head start on your holiday shopping with a great selection of high quality locally made crafts!
The Vance County Water Board approved an increase in the water usage rate at their meeting June 6th. The base fee of $30 will remain the same and the usage rate will increase from $7.19 to $9.14 per 1,000 gallons. The average user using 3,250 gallons will see an increase of $6.34 per month on their bill.
The increase is necessary to cover 3 separate increases from the City of Henderson in the water purchase rate since April 2015 and is necessary to begin addressing the debt from the water system construction. The District is actively seeking additional customers to help in meeting the system’s construction debt in the future.
The County website now includes a listing of county owned surplus real estate properties that are available for purchase. By clicking on “Surplus Properties – Land” at the top of the county main page the acquisition process as well as a listing of properties can be viewed. The page includes separate lists for county owned property and jointly owned property with the City of Henderson.
Exclusion for Improvements to Residential and Commercial Property (NCGS 105-277.02) Document available here.
Vance County introduces online permitting capability. By clicking Permits – Online permitting from the county’s main webpage, citizens, contractors and interested individuals are now able to estimate permitting fees, search for contractors, download permit applications, check on the status of permits, and print out monthly permitting activity reports. All of this is available through the Permits and Inspections section of the online permitting.
By using the Code Enforcement area, citizens are now able to make a request or complaint and check on the status of active code enforcement cases. In the near future contractors will have the ability to create a log-in which will allow online submittal of permit applications as well as online requests for inspections. For questions regarding the new online permitting, please contact the Vance County Planning and Development Department at 252-738-2080.
The Vance County Office of Emergency Operations has recently changed its provider for community alerts. CODE RED now provides this service to all residents of the City of Henderson and Vance County. This system is used to warn the public during times of extreme emergency and to get valuable information out to the public before and after a disaster. Please click here for additional information.
Citizens in need of reporting roadway complaints or traffic related complaints or tracking previous complaints are encouraged to visit the new and improved reporting system at www.ncdot.gov/contact. Whether the condition is a pothole, blocked culvert, drainage issue, malfunctioning traffic light or other roadway related issues, NCDOT is readily available to respond. In addition to this reporting method, The NCDOT Customer Service Office answers the department’s toll-free customer service line, from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours as necessary for emergencies. The can be contacted at 1-877-DOT-4YOU.