Contact Building Inspections – Phone (919) 603-1326
– Fax (919) 693-6794
Please call for information regarding current COVID-19 protocols before visiting the office in person.
The Inspections Department enforces North Carolina Building Code(s) as determined by the NC Building Code Council and adopted by the Legislature. The Code applies to new construction, as well as alterations and modification to existing residential and non-residential buildings. The division reviews construction plans and approves permits for building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical construction or modifications. Certified Code Officials enforce the provisions of the Code by frequent field inspections in various stages of construction.
The Inspections Department office is located at 122 Williamsboro Street, Oxford. The mailing address is P.O. Box 877, Oxford NC 27565.