Minimum Housing

The City of Dunn has a minimum housing code, which sets minimum standards for residential structures. The purpose of this code is to ensure the protection of the health and safety of the residents of our community. City staff inspects homes for compliance with the code. These inspections are conducted on a systematic basis, or in response to a specific complaint. If you have questions about the minimum housing code, contact the Chief Building Inspector, Steven King at 910-230-3505 or


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Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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