Information Required at Time of Plan Submittal

Plan Submittal

The following is information required at the time of plan submittal:

  1. Completed Building Permit Application.
  2. Completed Zoning Permit. (Orange Sheet - included in Building Permit Application).
  3. One set of building plans to include:
    • Foundation and footing details
    • Framing details
    • Floor plans
    • Structural requirements
    • Elevations
  4. One set of site plans (example (PDF)).
  5. For septic systems - A construction authorization or approved re-evaluation from the Lee County Health Department is required (if applicable) 919-718-4641.
  6. Historic Districts - A Certificate of Appropriateness is required prior to exterior renovations or additions to property located in any of the historic districts. Please contact the Community Development Department at 919-775-8240 for information on how to obtain a Certificate of Appropriateness.

Review Time

The average review time for single family residential plans by the Inspections and Planning Departments is approximately 5 business days.

Other Trades

Permit applications for all other trades, i.e. electrical, plumbing, and mechanical must be completely filled out and submitted to the Permit Clerk upon application for other permits.