Welcome to New Hanover County Engineering

The New Hanover County Engineering Department provides a range of engineering, shore protection, and project management services, both to the community and to other county departments. The Engineering Department’s services include administration and implementation of the Stormwater and Drainage Ordinance, as well as the Sedimentation and Erosion Control Ordinance. As a local program office of the state, Engineering issues and enforces Sedimentation and Erosion Control Permits for all non-governmental land-disturbing activities within New Hanover County and the City of Wilmington. Engineering is also responsible for the maintenance of abandoned cemeteries within New Hanover County.

New Stormwater Services Information

Engineering: 230 Government Center Dr, Suite 160 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7139 • Fax 910-798-7051