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Covid - 19 ~ Development Services

Planning & Inspections Departments

Updated March 8, 2021 ~ Lobby is now open to the public.

Staff is available regular business hours 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ~ Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

If you are not feeling well please call the appropriate department so we may help you by telephone.

We encourage you to call or email for assistance if possible:

Call ahead or email City Departments to see if a team member can assist you over the phone or through our online services.

There is a drop box outside the Planning and Inspections department entrance to leave documents that cannot be sent electronically.


All payments can be made online. A link to pay will be sent to the email address provided on the application.

Check payments may be left in the drop box. Checks should be made payable to: City of BSL, do not leave cash in the box outside.

Permit Applications:

Application forms are available at:

~ If you are unable to apply for a permit online please call the appropriate department to assist you.

Inspection Requests:

Inspection requests should be made online at :

Main number 910-294-0996

Option 1 Planning & Zoning

Option 2 Permits & inspections

Option 3 Code Enforcement

Building Inspector

Ruth Bek Cell Phone 910-880-2421

Planning & Zoning Administrator

Nicole Morgan Cell Phone 910-477-2882

Code Enforcement Officer

Bill Lathrop Cell Phone 910-477-2548

As always, appointments are appreciated!

When visiting the office please follow these safety procedures:

~ Thank you