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Posted on: October 9, 2015

What's Happening in Burlington?

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Posted on: August 11, 2020



BurlingtonSmart is a one-stop destination to apply for permits and licenses, submit digital plans and architectural drawings, pay fees, and request inspections. Users will receive real-time notifications via email as steps of the process are completed.

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

City of Burlington Virtual City Council and Work Session Meetings


Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic City Council & Work Session Meetings will be held via ZOOM. The meetings will be live streamed on The City of Burlington's YouTube page -

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Posted on: August 10, 2020



Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order suspending disconnects by utilities statewide. That Order expired at midnight on July 29, 2020. 

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Greenway & Bikeway


Explore the first phase of the Burlington Greenway and Bikeway form Downtown Burlington to Downtown Elon.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Police Reform Resources

Police Reform Resources

The murder of George Floyd sparked a robust and meaningful conversation about reforming policing around the nation and world. The Burlington Police Department is committed to being a part of that conversation and stands with our community.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Help us identify these persons of interest

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The Burlington Police Department needs your help in identifying these persons of interest in crimes against the community. If you recognize any of these individuals, please contact us.

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Community Academy

Community Academy Goes Virtual Tuesdays 6-9 pm Sign Up Now

The Community Academy is a chance for citizens to get an inside look at how the BPD works. We will be proving a virtual academy on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 pm beginning September 15th. Sign up now!

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Lock It or Lose It

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The Burlington Police Department wants to remind everyone to lock their vehicles when they are parked. Remember to take or hide your belongings and take your keys. These are great ways to avoid being the victim of vehicle break-ins.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Strategic Plan

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After multiple community meetings, the department has published its 2019-2021 Strategic Plan. Please take time to review the plan and see where we plan to go in the coming years.

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Join Our Team

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The department is always looking for individuals who are eager to serve in their community. If you are interested in joining our team, you can apply here.

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Posted on: March 21, 2019


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If you have any information regarding criminal activity, please contact Crimestoppers. It is completely anonymous, and you may receive a cash reward!

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Most Wanted

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Every Friday, the BPD release their most wanted individuals list. If you have any information regarding these offenders, please contact us.

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention

We are providing some tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of various crimes. We cover scams and how to avoid them, ways to prevent being a victim of theft from your vehicle, and more.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Unsolved Homicides

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The BPD is seeking information from the community to help in these ongoing homicide investigations. If you have any information, please contact Crimestoppers or use our non-emergency number.

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Posted on: June 28, 2018


Go for a ride along

We offer a ride-along program to Burlington residents. The program allows citizens to accompany patrol officers while on duty so they may get a glimpse into what it is like to patrol the City of Burlington.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Mayco Bigelow Center


Mayco Bigelow Community Center is 14,500 square foot facility housing a large gym with seating for 470, kitchen, library, dance studio and game room complete with coin-operated video games, pool, air hockey, Pump it Up (FX) DDR and an 80" HD flat screen.

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Lifeguards wanted at the MAC


  • Many shifts are available between 5:30 am and 8 pm, seven days a week
  • Uncertified guards are paid to go through the certification process with a commitment to continue working for the City of Burlington
  • Be a part of a great team!

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Greenways & Bikeways Plan


Learn more about the City of Burlington plan for greenways and bikeways. For more information contact the Recreation and Park Department at 336-222-5030.

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