The office of Alleghany County Emergency Management/Fire Inspector is an "umbrella agency" which includes Emergency Management, Fire Inspector and Safety Officer for the County.
Alleghany County Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery during times of disaster, both natural and man-made, in Alleghany County. This office acts as a liaison between the county and the N.C. State Division of Emergency Management during disasters. The Coordinator serves as Chairperson of the Alleghany County Local Emergency Planning Committee, in accordance with Title III of the SARA Act of 1986. This Committee reviews and processes reports for the required reporting faculties in our county.
The Coordinator is also available to assist businesses, industry, and government agencies in the development and implementation of their Emergency Plans.
Alleghany County Fire Inspector is responsible for the enforcement of the N.C. Fire Prevention Code in Alleghany County. In order to preserve and protect public health and safety and to satisfy the requirements of NC General Statutes: 153A- 364,160A-424, 153A-351 and 160A-411, fire inspections are done on a regular schedule.
As the County Safety Officer, this office has responsibility to insure that county employees are properly oriented to OSHA and other requirements and co-chairs the County Safety Committee.
High Country Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan