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The following is a general outline and guide to obtaining permits needed to set up and occupy a manufactured (mobile) home. All applicable permits may be applied for at the Central Permitting Office. Central Permitting is located in the Planning Building located on 20 Referendum Drive at the Brunswick County Government Center.

The following permits and information is needed in order to process all permit applications:

Building Permit

Fees:

Singlewide Mobile Home $100.00

Doublewide Mobile Home $150.00

Information Needed:

· Home owner’s name, address, telephone number

· Location of the property(Subdivision, Lot, Block)

· Property Address

· Good directions to the property

· Tax Parcel number (can be found on deed or tax bill)

· Set-Up contractor’s name, license number, address, & phone number

· Title or Sales Contract from a licensed mobile home dealer

· Year, make/model, size, and color of mobile home

· Number of bedrooms and bathrooms in mobile home

· Septic Permit

· Property Development Permit (Zoning)

· CAMA permit (if applicable)

· FEMA (flood certification) if applicable

WELL Permit (if applicable)
Water Certification
Storm Water Certification form

· MOBILE HOMES MUST BE WIND ZONE II TO BE SET UP IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY

Electrical Permit

Electrical permits are needed to wire the mobile home as well as any mechanical units. Electrical permits are issued only to N.C. State Licensed Contractors or to home owners if they are wiring the mobile home. Homeowners may obtain the permit if they will occupy, not rent the mobile home.

Fees:

Mobile home $40.00

Mechanical Unit $40.00

Information Needed

· Building Permit Number

Plumbing Permit

Plumbing permits are needed to plumb the mobile home. Plumbing permits are issued only to N.C. State Licensed Contractors or to home owners if they will occupy, not rent the mobile home.

Fees:

Base and tap $40.00

Mechanical

Mechanical permits are needed to install heating and air conditioning units, gas packs., heat pumps, and other mechanical units. Permits are issued to N.C. State licensed Mechanical Contractors or home owners if installing their own unit.

Fees: $ 40.00

Information Needed:

· Building Permit Number

· Tons/BTU of mechanical unit

Completion

In order to obtain final electrical power on a mobile home, there must be completion on the building permit, electrical permit, mechanical permit(if applicable), and a certificate of completion on the septic system.

Inspections

For inspection calls, building and electrical code questions call the Building Inspection Department.