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Typical construction projects requiring permits and inspections include: room additions, decks, roofs over decks and swimming pools greater than 24” deep. Also, finishing basements, bonus rooms and attics, lawn irrigation systems and accessory buildings. All installations or modifications to electrical, plumbing, or heating or air conditioning systems also require a permit.
For more information please contact the Building Inspection Permit Office at (919) 249-3418 or visit the
Inspections must be scheduled the day before the intended inspection, prior to 3 p.m. They may be scheduled in person at the Building Inspection desk or may be phoned in at (919) 249-3388.
The inspection request should include the type of inspection desired, the permit number assigned to the project, the street address, and / or the subdivision and lot number. For more information, please visit the
The North Carolina State Building Codes are available for purchase through:The North Carolina Department of Insurance Engineering Division410 N Boylan AvenueRaleigh, NC
For more information, please call (919) 733-3901.