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COVID-19 COMMUNITY UPDATE

Wilson closes playgrounds, park restrooms to slow COVID-19's spread

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Park restrooms, shelters and playgrounds closed

Beginning Tuesday, March 24, the City of Wilson will close all playgrounds, park restrooms and shelters in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Parks will remain open. Please practice social distancing when using parks and trails.

Live remote inspections available

The city will begin offering live remote inspections for certain inspections starting March 24. Live remote inspections allow a permit holder to show and demonstrate code compliance without requiring the inspector to be physically present at the project.  The use of live remote inspections is voluntary. More information is available here:

https://www.wilsonnc.org/residents/city-services/all-departments/development-services/inspections/construction-standards/-fsiteid-1

Other reminders for today

• Development Services continues permitting service and plan drop off through the reopened drive thru window at City Hall. More details on Development Services operations at this time are available here: https://www.wilsonnc.org/home/showdocument?id=2761

• Mayor Stevens’ daily prayer for the Wilson community can be seen on Channel 8 and on the mayor’s page on the city website. Also available here: https://vimeo.com/399913915

• Customer Service Center staff is available to help customers during this time.  The city encourages those residents affected by current economic conditions related to COVID-19 to contact us and not wait until a hardship situation arises.  If you are affected, let us discuss various payment options with you.  We offer flexible options that include a possible payment plan or a payment extension.  We review each customer account on a case-by-case situation. See the Customer Service section of the website for more information: https://www.wilsonnc.org/residents/all-departments/financial-services/customer-service-and-business-operations.

Rebecca Agner is Wilson’s communications and marketing director.


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