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Mon Sep 21 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Thu Sep 24 @ 5:30PM -
Social Services Board Meeting
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Planning Board Meeting
Mon Oct 19 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
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Notice to Reschedule Planning Board September Meeting
Monday, 24 August 2015 00:00

THE PLANNING BOARD'S REGULAR SECOND TUESDAY MEETING FOR SEPTEMBER IS HEREBY CANCELLED; HOWEVER, THE PLANNING BOARD will hold a SPECIAL WORK SESSION MEETING ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 AT 6:30 PM in review of the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Work Program, to discuss a summary listing of plans, studies and activities associated with land development and permitting activities and a potential timeline for addressing the items.  These tasks include but are not limited to ongoing concerns such as the CAMA Land Use Plan Update; the "Rural Commercial Initiative" and establishing standards and conditions for Accessory Buildings and Uses and Drainage Ponds and Swales. In addition, new and emerging issues will be considered for inclusion on the Work Program, such as revised standards for the Communications Tower Ordinance:  Regulating the Deployment of Telecommunications Infrastructure; and Wind Energy Facilities.

The Work Session Will Take Place in the Commissioners' Meeting Room at the Perquimans County Courthouse Annex Building (first floor), 110 North Church Street, Hertford, NC. Property owners, residents and other interested parties may review the Work Program during normal business hours at the Perquimans County Office Building, Planning & Zoning Office, 104 Dobbs Street, Hertford, NC, or call 252-426-2027 or send e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

Emergency Preparedness Month - September, 2015
Monday, 24 August 2015 09:45

As peak hurricane season nears, Perquimans County Emergency Services Director, Jonathan Nixon, is reminding residents that now is the time to prepare for emergencies and disasters.  Also, if you have anyone that needs to complete or update their Voluntary Special Needs Registration Form, click on the form below.  For more information, go to

Workshop for Public Input on the Perquimans County Comprehensive Transportation Plan
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:30

Would you like to express your concerns regarding needed road, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements in Perquimans County.  A drop-in session will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Emergency Services Building located at 159 Creek Drive, Hertford, NC.  For more information, go to

Single-Family Rehabilitation Program
Friday, 24 July 2015 09:09

Perquimans County has been awarded $170,000 for a Single Family Rehabilitation (SFR) Project from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency funded through the HOME Investment Partnership Program. The SFR assistance is offered through a 0% interest, deferred-forgivable loan to cover rehabilitation costs. The primary goal of the SFR Program is to encourage the comprehensive rehabilitation of scattered site, single family dwellings that are listed as real property. Perquimans County is requesting qualified residents of Perquimans County apply for housing rehabilitation assistance. Pre-applications can be obtained at the Perquimans County Court House located at 128 North Church Street, Hertford, NC  27944; or by calling the County Manager’s office at (252) 426-8484. All pre-applications must be returned to the above noted address as soon as possible. Perquimans County will select three (3) dwelling units to receive housing rehabilitation assistance. Eligible houses are on-site stick built and off-frame modular units.  Manufactured housing is not eligible for assistance.  Eligible households must be low income, include an elderly (62 years old or older) or disabled household member, owner occupied, cost effective to rehabilitate and have clear titles.  For more information and applications, go to

Seasonal Conservation Rates
Friday, 20 April 2012 00:00

The seasonal conservation water rate of $9.00/1000 gallons for usage more than 8,000 gallons per month will be in effect from May 1st through October 31st.  For more information, call (252) 426-8230.

Convenience Site Summer Hours 2015
Thursday, 05 March 2015 13:58

Effective March 8, 2015, the Convenience Site hours will change.  For more information, go to

2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports
Thursday, 14 May 2015 00:00

To view the 2014 Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports go to 

If you have any questions about these reports or concerning your water, please contact Richard Copeland, Perquimans County Water, at (252) 426-8230.