Building Inspections

The Building Inspections Division enforces the mandated North Carolina State Building Code and conducts inspections to ensure code compliance during construction of: 

  • Buildings
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing systems

Inspections issues occupancy permits upon compliance with state building codes and local regulations and issues zoning and building permits. The Inspections Division

  • Inspects:
    • Day Care Centers
    • Family Care Homes
    • Foster Homes
    • Schools
  • Inspects abandoned structures and takes proper corrective action
  • Informs contractors of building code changes

Check the Status of Your Permit & / or Inspections

Building Fees Information

Building Permit Application Information

Building Permit Application Forms

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More Information

For more information contact the Building Inspections Division of the Orange County Planning and Inspections Department at 919-245-2600 or 919-245-2601.