PLEASE NOTE: on Monday, October 15, 2018, the North Carolina General Assembly and Governor Roy Cooper approved and signed into law, legislation which enacts a moratorium on building permit, inspection, and certificate of occupancy fees for projects related to Hurricane Florence damage, effective until December 31, 2018.

To read the full details of this legislation, CLICK HERE.

Ordinance Information

Pitt County’s Building Codes Enforcement Ordinance (PDF) has been updated and became effective on January 1, 2015.  Updates to the ordinance were made to reflect current North Carolina Laws as well as existing practices and policies of the Pitt County Inspections Department and Permitting Center.

Posting Requirements

Building Permit Cards and a copy of the approved set of plans will be required to be posted on site and accessible to Building Inspectors until final inspections have been completed and approved.

More Information

Additional Information for the Inspections Department can be found in our Planning and Development section.