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Northampton County
Building Inspections 
The mission of the Department of Codes & Building Safety is to provide construction permitting, inspection, enforcement, and related information to the Northampton County community. Our objective is to ensure the safe and code-compliant construction of buildings, and to enforce building code compliance to provide safe, healthy environments in which to live, work and play.

Chief Code Enforcement Officer:
Jay Watson

Code Enforcement Officer:
Jason McAllister

Administrative Asst I:
Tracie D. Davis

9495 NC 305 Highway
PO Box 97
Jackson, NC 27845

Phone: (252) 534-5171
Fax: (252) 534-1538
Hours :
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
CLOSED for Lunch 12pm-1pm

Do I Need a Permit?
2012 Building Code Summary Commercial
Checklist for stick built Permit
Checklist for Modular Home Permit
Deck Application
Deck Construction Requirements
Demolition Permit Application
Energy Efficiency Certificate
Fire Inspection Application
Handrail Guidelines
Landlord Tenant Booklet-NC Attorney General Roy Cooper
Lien Agent Requirement
Lien Agent Information
Manufactured Home Soil Bearing Report Form
Manufactured Home Permit Application
Manufactured Home Inspections Procedures
Order of Inspections for Modular Homes
Order of Inspections for Stick Built Homes
Ordinance Regulating Unsafe Buildings
Permit Application for Trades
Permit Application for Residential Building
Permit Requirements for Residential Buildings
Permit Requirements for Manufactured Homes
Permit Application for Fire
Permit Application for Commercial Building
Permit Application for temporary electric service
Permit fee schedule for 1 & 2 family dwellings JULY 1, 2014
Permit fee schedule for OTHER THAN 1 & 2 family dwellings JULY 1, 2014
Pier Boathouse App
Tent Permit Application

Starting May 5, 2014 we will be accepting the following credit cards for payment at our office.
Credit card payments will not be accepted over the phone, in the mail or online.