Building Departments in Chowan County, NC create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Chowan County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Chowan County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Chowan County building permit. Chowan County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Chowan County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.
Chowan County Planning Department Edenton NC 305 West Freemason Street 27932 252-482-5618