Department Updates

Permits

Column 1 CTA

Fees

Column 2 CTA

Frequently Used Forms

Column 3 CTA

FloodPlain Administration

Column 4 CTA

Code Administration Department Updates

 

Welcome to Brunswick County Code Administration Department Updates Page. This page has been developed to convey important information you may need during your contact with the Code Administration Department.  This page will be updated periodically.

December 2020

Please review this document regarding the requirement for two separate circuits to the grinder pump that will be enforced beginning on January 31st 2021. 

October 2020

Non-Encroachment Areas (NEAs) – For all contractors, surveyors and engineers; please consult this document for important information concerning Non-Encroachment Areas (NEA’s) as they relate to flood zone identification and the calculations necessary to determine how to correctly proceed with projects located in these highly restrictive development areas.

June 2020

Effective July 1, 2020 Mechanical Gas permits for LP gas lines to a tank or a generator will no longer be included in the new construction permit without a fee. This has been added/included without a fee in error in the past. This change is being initiated to correct that error.

May 2020

Senate Bill 704 (pg. 67-68) authorizes local government to provide a 5-month permit extension for “Any building permit issued under Article 9 of Chapter 143 of the General Statutes” that was set to expire between March 10, 2020 and April 28, 2020.

March 2020

We have received several calls requesting whether are not private third-party design professionals could perform inspections to keep projects going. Contractors may use third-party design professionals to perform footing, foundation and slab inspections only. Here’s the memorandum from the Department of Insurance drafted by Cliff Isaac Deputy Commissioner dated 3/23/2020, giving clarifications and options on how to deal with Inspections and our current situation that our nation is dealing with.

March 2020

After consulting with the Department of Insurance we have decided to no longer require an inspection for garage slab unless it meets one of the two following conditions:

  1. 2’ or more of fill was required for prepping of slab, in which a compaction report would be required.
  2. The slab is considered Structural and has a thickened area or lug for bearing.

February 2019

Questions regarding electric service and equipment in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) has been the topic of discussion.  For projects located in the Special Flood Hazard Areas, a requirement to protect the equipment is governed by the Brunswick County Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.  For guidance and more information, please follow the below links to ensure your project will be compliant.

Protecting Building Utilities FEMA P-348

Minimizing Flood Damage to Electric Service Components

 

January 2019

Congratulations to Muli-Trades Inspector Dawn Horne (Pictured on the left). Dawn is celebrating 5 years with the Brunswick County Code Administration. Thank you Dawn for your dedication to serving Brunswick County.

Congratulations to Muli-Trades Inspector Scott Rabon (Pictured on the left). Scott is celebrating 15 years with the Brunswick County Code Administration. Thank you Scott for your dedication to serving Brunswick County.

 

December 2018

Congratulations to Multi-Trades Inspector Kenny Jones.  Kenny completed all requirement and has obtained his Mechanical Inspector Level 1 Certification.  Thank you Kenny for your dedication to improving service to Brunswick County.

Congratulations to Multi-Trades Inspector John Fancey.  John completed all requirement and has obtained his Mechanical Inspector Level 1 Certification.  Thank you John for your dedication to improving service to Brunswick County.

Congratulations to Multi-Trades Inspector Zach Batson.  Zach completed all requirement and has obtained his Electrical Inspector Level 3 and Mechanical Inspector Level 2 Certifications.  Thank you Zach for your dedication to improving service to Brunswick County.

Building I

Contact

75 GOVERNMENT CENTER DRIVE
Building I

(910) 253-2021
eplans@brunswickcountync.gov
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

News & Events

Get the latest updates and happenings on events throughout the county.

Latest News

Read More Code Administration News

Latest Events