Building Inspections

Responsibilities


The Building Inspections Division is responsible for:
  • Enforcement of the NC State Building Codes within the county's territorial jurisdiction, including other local building laws and ordinances.
  • Regulating the construction of buildings and the installation of plumbing, electrical, gas, and heating ventilation & air conditioning system.

Additional Duties


Aside from the main responsibilities, the division is also in charge of:
  • Reviewing construction plans
  • Receiving applications for permits and issuing or denying permits
  • Making necessary inspections
  • Issuing or denying certificates of compliance
  • Issuing orders to correct violations
  • Keeping adequate records
  • Taking any other actions that may be required to adequately enforce laws, ordinances, and regulations