Government

Rowan County Government Building

Welcome to Rowan County

Located in the heart of North Carolina's Piedmont, Rowan County is attractively and conveniently nestled between the state's largest city and its Capitol. Home to many of the state's historic sites, including the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer and the North Carolina Confederate Civil War Prison in Salisbury.

Rowan County is made up of 19 departments that are committed to providing a wealth of services to County residents and businesses. The County is governed by a Board of Commissioners that continually strives to improve services offered to local residents. We welcome your interest in the County's government and hope that this website will provide helpful information and get you acquainted with some of the opportunities through which Rowan citizens can participate.

Additional Information

If you have any questions or would like to receive further information about Rowan County's government, please contact the Rowan County Commission.

  1. Advisory Boards

    More than 300 citizens serve on the advisory boards that advise County Government and local agencies on many topics. A listing of Advisory Boards, Members, Vacancies, and Applications can be found here. Below we have some general information about our Advisory Boards.

  2. Agendas & Minutes

  3. Board of Commissioners

    The Board’s main purpose is to maintain fiscal responsibility while providing mandated services as set out in the General Statutes and for additional services as passed on to the County by state and federal governments.

  4. Code of Ordinances

    View the Code of Ordinances for Rowan County.

  5. Departments

    Rowan County is made up of various departments that are committed to providing a wealth of services to County residents and businesses.

  6. Employment Opportunities

    Learn about internal and external job opportunities with Rowan County, NC.

  1. North Carolina & Federal Government Links

    Access links to helpful resources for state and national websites.

  2. Staff Directory

    Search through contact information for all organization staff and departments.

  3. Tax Administration Record Search

    Use this site to access to Rowan County property tax records and bills.

  4. Tax & Map GIS

    Access Rowan County property tax records, bills, and make payments.

  5. Transparency / Public Records

    In order to provide the utmost in transparency Rowan County has created this page to have one location for citizens to access our "Sunshine" information.