Planning, Inspections & E-911

Building Permit

Steps to Obtain a Building Permit
  • Must have septic tank permit from the Edgecombe County Enviornmental Health Department.
  • Must have a zoning certificate.  Keep in mind that if you live in a town or a town's ETJ, the zoning certificate will have to come from them.
  • 2 sets of building plans for new construction.
*For a new construction, the contractor, subcontractor, owner, occupant(s) must pick up permit.  Any third party attempt to pick up permits must produce a signed and notarized letter of authorization from the above mentioned parties.  Persons acting as their own contractor may be required to meet with the Edgecombe County Building Inspector before obtaining building permits. 
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