Forsyth County Building Permits (North Carolina)


Building Departments in Forsyth 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 Forsyth 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 Forsyth 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 Forsyth County building permit. Forsyth 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 Forsyth County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Forsyth County Zoning Winston-Salem NC 100 East 1st Street, Ste 3 27101 336-727-2624

Kernersville Permits Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-992-0006

Kernersville Planning and Zoning Department Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-992-0605

Winston Salem Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Winston-Salem NC 101 East 1st Street 27101 336-727-2628

Winston Salem Planning Department Winston-Salem NC 100 East 1st Street 27101 336-727-2087


Town and City Halls in Forsyth County, NC provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Forsyth County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Forsyth County, North Carolina. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Forsyth County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Clemmons Town Hall Clemmons NC 3715 Clemmons Road 27012 336-766-7511

Kernersville Town Hall Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-996-3121

Lewisville Town Hall Lewisville NC 6550 Shallowford Road 27023 336-945-5558

Rural Hall Town Hall Rural Hall NC 423 Bethania-Rural Hall Road 27045 336-969-6856

Walkertown Town Hall Walkertown NC 5177 Main Street 27051 336-595-4212

Winston Salem City Hall Winston-Salem NC 101 North Main Street, # 134 27101 336-727-8000


Code Enforcement Offices in Forsyth County, NC are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Forsyth County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Forsyth County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Forsyth County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Forsyth County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Kernersville Code Enforcement Kernersville NC 134 East Mountain Street 27284 336-992-0706