Welcome to Dunn, NC: It's All Right Here!

 

QHow do I get my utilities hooked up?
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  • Electric: Contact Progress Energy at 1-800-452-2777 to set up an account.
  • Water & Sewer: To set up an account contact the City of Dunn Public Utilities, located within the Finance Department at the Dunn Municipal Building at 401 E. Broad St., or call 230-3510.
  • Natural Gas: Contact Piedmont Natural Gas Corporation at 1-800-275-6264 to set up an account.
  • Cable Television: You may choose between two cable companies which serve the Dunn area.
    Time-Warner Cablevision can be reached at 892-2141 or
    Charter Communications at 1-888-438-2427.
  • Telephone: You should contact the Embarq office at (910) 592-9111.

QWhere do I pay my utility bills?
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  • Electric: You may pay by mail or in person at one of the following Progress Energy paystations:
    1. Carlie C's IGA at 607 E Cumberland St. in Dunn
    2. Carlie C's IGA located in Coats Village Square in Coats
    3. Cash-A-Check Plus at 802B W Broad St. in Dunn
    4. Community Mart at 304 W. Front St. in Lillington
  • Water & Sewer: Payments are accepted at the City of Dunn Public Utilities, located within the Finance Department at the Dunn Municipal Building at 401 E. Broad St. Office number is 230-3510.
  • Natural Gas: You may pay by mail or in person at one of the following Piedmont Natural Gas paystations:
    1. Cash-A-Check Plus at 802B W Broad St. in Dunn - (910) 891-2274
    2. Carlie C's IGA at 607 E Cumberland St. in Dunn - (910) 892-2346
    3. Carlie C's IGA at 1203 N. Ellis Ave. in Dunn - (910) 892-0250
  • Cable Television: You may pay by mail or in person at your cable service provider.
    1. Time-Warner Cablevision at 802A W. Broad St. in Dunn
    2. Charter Communications at 109 S. 13th St. in Erwin
  • Telephone: You may pay by mail to P.O. Box 96028, Charlotte, NC 28296.

QHow do I sign up for garbage pick-up?
AThe City of Dunn, through a private contractor, provides once a week residential curbside collection of roll-out containers.

QWhere do I take recyclable materials?
AThe Dunn Jaycees have a recycling center located at the Old Civic Center on 200 N. General Lee Ave. They accept newspapers, aluminum cans, and plastic milk and soda containers.

QWhere do I obtain vehicle license plates and titles?
AThe N.C. License Plate Agency is located at 126 N. Clinton Ave. in Dunn; 892-6324. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

QWhere can I obtain or renew my driver's license?
AThe N.C. Driver's License Division office is located on 125 W. Jackson Blvd. in Erwin; 892-1456. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

QWhere can I register to vote?
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You may obtain a mail-in voter registration form locally from the Dunn Public Library, the Dunn Municipal building, City Administration Office at 401 E. Broad St., and the Employment Security Commission. Mail-in voter registration forms may also be obtained at other town halls and county libraries in Harnett County. Residents may also register at the Harnett County Board of Elections located at 19 E. Front St. in Lillington. For more information about voter registration, call (910) 893-7553.

In order to vote in all City elections, you must reside within the City Limits of Dunn at least 30 days prior to any election.


QWhere do I get a building permit?
ACity residents may obtain building permits through the Building Inspector's Office located in the Department of Zoning and Inspections located at 102 N. Powell Avenue. Questions may be directed to Mike Blackmon at 230-3505.

QHow and where do I list my property taxes?
AAll property except for licensed motor vehicles must be listed with the Harnett County Tax Office during January of each year. This property includes dogs, boats, houses, motor vehicles that are not licensed, airplanes, etc. Listing forms are not automatically mailed out for personal property unless you have listed with Harnett County the previous year. The Harnett County Tax Office is located in the Harnett County Courthouse at 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Suite 101, in Lillington. The phone number is 910-893-7520.

QWhere is the Chamber of Commerce located?
AThe Dunn Area Chamber of Commerce is located on 209 W. Divine St. inside the General William C. Lee Airborne Museum. The Executive Director is Tammy Williams and she can be reached at 892-4113. Maps are available at the Chamber office for a nominal fee.

QHow do I contact the Better Business Bureau?
AThe nearest Better Business Bureau is located in Raleigh.

BBB of Eastern North Carolina, Inc.
WWW: http://www.bbbenc.org
Email: info@raleigh.bbb.org
Phone: (919)277-4222
Fax: (919)277-4221
5540 Munford Road, Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27612 -2621


QWhere do I get a marriage license?
AMarriage licenses are issued by the Register of Deeds-Vital Records Office located at 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Suite 200 in Lillington, in the Harnett County Courthouse. The phone number is 910-893-7542.

QWhere can I get copies of a birth certificate?
AIf you are a native of Harnett County, you can get a certified copy of your birth certificate at the Register of Deeds-Vital Records Office located at 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Suite 200 in Lillington inside the Harnett County Courthouse. The phone number is 893-7542. For a birth certificate, you must provide identification, date of birth, mother's maiden name and father's name.

QWhere do I get a library card and what do I need?
AYou can obtain a library card at the Dunn Library located at 110 E. Divine St. You will need to have a document with you that shows your current home address and your social security number. There is no fee to obtain a library card and it can be used at any library within Harnett County.

QWhere do I get a Social Security card?
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Social Security cards can be obtained through the mail or in person. If you are 18 or older when you apply for your first card, you must apply in person.

To get a card by mail, call toll free (800) 772-1213 and request that an application be mailed to you.


QWhere is the Employment Security Commission?
AThe local Employment Security Commission office is at 101 Hunt Valley Drive. The office has job listings for the county and state and is the place to file for unemployment benefits. The phone number is 891-2915.

QWhere do I apply for welfare and food stamps?
AYou may apply for these services at the Department of Social Services at the government complex located at 311 Cornelius Harnett Blvd. in Lillington, weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The phone number is 910-893-7500.

QWhere do I get a passport?
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You can apply for a passport at many post offices around the country to include the following:

Benson USPS
402 S. Market Street
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-6156

Buies Creek USPS
254 Main Street
Buies Creek NC 27506-9998
(910) 893-3104
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