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FY17-18 Budget Work Sessions

The Board of Commissioners will hold budget work sessions on Thursday, April 6th and Tuesday, April 18th. These work sessions will include budget presentations from county departments and outside agencies.

County Offices Closed

Non-emergency offices will be closed on Friday, April 14th in observance of the Good Friday Holiday.

Public Notice - GS 14-234(d1)

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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.

Code of Ordinances

The Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 19th, at 6:00 p.m., or shortly thereafter, to consider the adoption of the Surry County Code of Ordinances. The proposed Code of Ordinances would replace many adopted stand-alone ordinances resulting in a single codification. A copy of the proposed Code is available for public inspection in the County Manager's office.

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.