Acting as your own contractor means that the State of North Carolina expects and holds homeowners accountable to know the building code as well as all other aspects related to a building project. This information is provided as a courtesy by the Code Administration Department to assist homeowners with some basic guidelines on subjects that homeowners commonly have questions about. This is not intended to be a complete list of information. If you are going to act as your own contractor, you are strongly encouraged to study and familiarize yourself with the resources and information posted in the Contractor’s Toolbox.
- Residential Permit Application Guide
- Residential Building Inspection Guide
- Guide to Accessory Structures
- Parcel Sketch (allow pop-ups on your browser)