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Airport Runway Update

Effective September 1, 2017, runway 18/36 at the Mount Airy-Surry County Airport will be closed for resurfacing. The runway is expected to reopen on October 11, 2017 for daytime operations only. The runway is expected to be available for nighttime operations on November 7, 2017. Construction schedules are subject to change due to the potential for adverse weather conditions. For more information, please contact the Airport Manager at 336-789-5153.

Household Hazardous Waste & Pesticide Collection Day

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Public Notice - GS 14-234(d1)

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Upcoming BOCC Meetings

During the summer months, the Board of Commissioners' meeting schedule is reduced. The Board will meet again on Monday, July 17th and Monday, August 21st.

FY17-18 Recommended Budget

The County Manager will present the FY17-18 recommended budget during the Monday, June 5th Board of Commissioners Meeting. The Board will hold a public hearing on the recommended budget on Monday, June 19th.

Request of Proposals

Surry County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. Click here for more information.

Litter Collection for Non-Profit Groups

In October 2016, the Surry Board of Commissioners approved a litter collection program in conjunction with the NC Department of Transportation, to pay nonprofit organizations on a per-bag basis for litter picked up along roadsides chosen by the nonprofit organization.

If you represent a nonprofit group that may be interested in participating in this program, please click here for more information about how to get started and how to conduct your cleanup project.  You may also contact the Surry County Planning and Development Department at 336-401-8359 or email Doug Hall at halld@co.surry.ncus.

New Animal Control Ordinance

Click here for the recently adopted Animal Control Ordinance.

Press Release - CodeRED Notification

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Contractor Information Form

The Facilities Management department has added a Contractor Information Form to the County website in order that contractors and vendors interested in doing business with the County can be included in bidding opportunities that may arise in which their product or services may be beneficial to the County. Please click on the form under the Businesses tab and follow directions.

Motor Vehicle Tax and Tag

Beginning September 1st, 2013, all motor vehicle taxes must be paid when you renew your license plate tags at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Surry County will no longer collect motor vehicle taxes after this date. If you have questions please call the Tax Office at (336) 401-8100.


Surry County has begun holding electronic auctions of vehicles/equipment. Website address to view and bid on surplus items is:


For information on foreclosure properties and upcoming sales, select Tax Department and click on foreclosure information.