FOR NEW RESIDENTS OF NORTH CAROLINA
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS - N.C.G.S. 20-7 provides that new residents
of the State of North Carolina have thirty (30) days from
the date their residence is established to obtain North Carolina
Driver’s Licenses. This can be done at the Driver’s
license Bureau on Neuse Boulevard. The telephone number of
the Driver’s License Bureau is 638-1594.
PLATES AND REGISTRATION - N.C.G.S. 20-4.6 requires that new
residents register their vehicle with the State of North Carolina
within thirty (30) days from the date residence is established.
This can be done at the License Plate Agency in Town Park
on Neuse Boulevard. The telephone number is 637-4524.
TO VOTE - The Elections Board is at 406 Craven Street in the
County Administration Building. The telephone number is 636-6610.
I suggest you contact the Elections Board about the eligibility
PROPERTY FOR TAXES - This is required to be done during the
month of January of each year. Ordinarily, listing can be
done by abstract mailed by the Tax Supervisor’s Office
to you. However, the responsibility is yours and if you fail
to receive the abstract from the Tax Supervisor’s Office
for whatever reason, it is your responsibility to contact
them and to list your taxes. A ten Percent (10%) late listing
penalty will be incurred for failure to list taxes. The Tax
Supervisor’s Office is not authorized to grant any exemption
from this requirement. The office is located at 406 Craven
Street in the County Administration Building. The telephone
number is 636-6604.
OF TAXES - Ad valorem real estate becomes a lien on your property
on January 1, are due on September 1, and become delinquent
after December 31 of each year. Interest, penalties and tax
foreclosure will result from delinquencies. The taxes are
due whether or not you receive the actual bill. Please be
certain to keep the Craven County Tax Collector informed of
your address. The office is in the County Administration Building.
Their telephone number is 636-6604.
INCOME TAXES - Contact your accountant regarding your responsibility
for payment of income taxes to the State of North Carolina
for the year in which your residence is established in this