Inspections Department 

425 South Lexington Ave.
P.O. Box 1358
Burlington, NC 27216
P: (336) 222-5080, F: (336) 222-5090

Welcome to the Inspections Department. The Inspections Department handles a multitude of projects within the City of Burlington's jurisdiction involving the North Carolina Building Codes.

In addition to general building permits, we also conduct specific inspections of electrical systems; mechanical systems including heating and cooling, and refrigeration; plumbing systems; and other miscellaneous items. For your convenience, we maintain a list of various permits and their associated fees. 

Fee Schedule - Effective 7/1/2019

Click to download an application form:

To schedule inspections, view the results of inspections and estimate inspection fees please click on the following link:

In accordance with Session Law 2017-130, the City of Burlington Inspections Department has provided a document to request component or element inspections. Further instructions can be found within the document.
In accordance with NCGS 160A-412(f), the City of Burlington Inspections Department has developed its internal Informal Review Policy. Posted below is the document describing the process for using this procedure.