The permit office has experienced significant increases in the volume of applications received during the past few months. As a result, review times and permit issuance may be delayed. Please be patient as we try to serve you during this hectic time. We understand that your permit is of utmost importance, and we are working diligently to get it out to you. Please watch for our e-mails and other updates on the Inspections Department website.
The Alamance County Building Inspections Department policies are as follows:
To verify an address is in Alamance County and can be permitted please verify through the Alamance County GIS website
Permit Cards are no longer required in Alamance County. Please see additional information.
Our lobby area at 201 W. Elm St., Graham, is open to the public for your convenience.
ALL inspections requested after 4:00 PM (including online) will be scheduled for the business day after next.
Permits will be issued within 48 hours after Plan Review approval.
Plans must be on site at the time of inspection.
The Alamance County Inspections Department provides building inspections and permitting services for all unincorporated areas of Alamance County as well as the Village of Alamance, and the towns of Elon, Gibsonville, Green Level, Haw River, Swepsonville and Ossipee.
The primary function of the Department is to promote the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Alamance County, through the enforcement of the North Carolina State Building Code and local ordinances.
Activities include: processing applications, performing plan review, collecting fees, and issuing permits for construction activity regulated through N.C. General Statutes; conducting inspections during various phases of construction of buildings and structures, including the installation of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems to ensure code compliance; issuing certificates of compliance and occupancy and other related activities as mandated per N.C. General Statutes.
File a Complaint
If you have concerns about activity in the County related to the Building Inspections Department, you may file a complaint through our website. If your complaint is about a potential violation of building regulations you may click here to file a complaint.
|Location:||201 West Elm St.|
Graham NC, 27253
|Hours of Operation:||Monday – Friday|
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
|Permits Issued:||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
|Contact Us:||Click Here for Contact Information|