We are now located at: 116 S. Topsail Drive, Surf City.
The Building Inspections department is located on the first floor of Town Hall and is a portion of the Community Development department. Building Inspections is responsible for enforcing the North Carolina and International Building Codes, Federal Flood and Code Compliance.
**Beginning June 12, 2019, the Town of Surf City will start using the ViewPoint online permitting system.
Once you sign up and select your permit, the ViewPoint system has further instructions on how to submit the application and other required documents. Also included are detailed instructions on how to request inspections online and receive inspection results. If you need further assistance, contact the Community Development Department at (910) 328-4131x101.
Find out what needs to be submitted for approval of a building permit. Fee schedules and set back information can also be found here.
The State of North Carolina requires that a special CAMA permit be obtained for areas located near coastal waters.
When properly installed, sand fences help build dunes by trapping wind-blown sand. But if installed improperly, they can impede public access to the beach, and can trap or endanger sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings.
Code Enforcement Officials are to provide inspection services based upon the N.C. Building Code. Plans and Specifications are to be used as a guide, but the written text shall prevail.