Government or Municipality
Elizabeth City, NC
Elizabeth City is a wonderful community that has been named one of the 100 Best Small Towns in America and is ranked by Money Magazine as “one of best places to live on the East Coast.” Situated in the northeastern corner of North Carolina on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway, the City lies just west of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and just south of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is rich in history yet progressive and growing.
Since 1905, Greenville Utilities has been an integral part of Greenville-Pitt County, growing and progressing along with our expanding service area. GUC provides electric, water, sewer and natural gas services to the City of Greenville and 75% of Pitt County. We serve a combined total of nearly 150,000 customer connections. Greenville Utilities is owned by the citizens of Greenville but operates under a separate charter issued by the N.C. General Assembly. Greenville Utilities supports innovative ways to use and conserve energy sources that protect our environment. Renewable energy resources, such as wind and solar energy, are playing an increasingly important role in meeting the nations energy needs. Today, there are many renewable technologies that are commercially available to homeowners and businesses that can be safely interconnected to our electrical grid. These resources are important to GUCs balanced approach to meeting our regions growing electrical needs and helping to establish a cleaner energy future.
Land Use & Environmental Services Agency (LUESA) is an umbrella organization providing many key services that contribute to an exceptional quality of life for Mecklenburg County residents. LUESA’s responsibilities range from enforcing building and zoning codes to managing water and air resources for future generations.
Our Vision Statement: Land Use & Environmental Services works in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life through environmental stewardship and economic vitality.
Our services include:
• Air Quality: emission reduction programs, air monitoring, permitting and compliance assistance.
• Code Enforcement: building inspections, building permits, plan review, fire marshal.
• Solid Waste: landfill operations, recycling, waste reduction, litter prevention.
• Storm Water Services: water quality, storm water services, land development.
• Geospatial Information Services: online services, GIS data center, custom mapping, open data.