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Visit the planning and inspections page to get a permit.
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The population is approximately 100,720 as of the 2020 census.
The tax rate for fiscal year 2022-2023 is $0.56 per $100 valuation. Property taxes in North Carolina are due September 1 of each year. They are payable at par through January 5th, 2023.
On January 6th, 2023, 2% interest is added to the current year outstanding balance. Interest continues to accrue on the unpaid balance at the rate of 3/4 of one percent per month for each subsequent month until it is paid.
The general fund budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 is $132,397,183.
The convenience centers are open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
You can visit the solid waste and recycling page to view the collection day.
Visit the solid waste and recycling page to see where you can buy garbage stickers.
You can register to vote on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website.
Visit the Register of Deeds page to see how you can obtain a birth or death certificate copy of a marriage license.
Craven County does not issue business licenses. However, the Craven County Tax Department should be contacted concerning business tax status.
Passport applications can be made at the main U.S. Post Office at:
1851 S Glenburnie Road
New Bern, NC 28562
You may find information on the volunteer boards and apply through the on-line application process at https://onboard.cravencountync.gov/apply/.