The North Carolina General Assembly has ordered that counties and cities designated under a major Presidential disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence (which includes Harnett County) may not impose any fee associated with a permit, inspection, or certificate of occupancy required by law for construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, movement to another site, removal, or demolition of a manufactured home, building, dwelling, or structure damaged as a result of Hurricane Florence.
This moratorium, which is part of Senate Bill 3, the 2018 Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Act, expires December 31, 2018. The moratorium does not apply to projects not directly related to damage resulting from Hurricane Florence.
Anyone who paid any of these fees to Harnett County Development Services on or after September 13, 2018, related to damage from Hurricane Florence is entitled to a refund, and should contact Harnett County Development Services and provide evidence that the damage was the result of Hurricane Florence to receive a refund of the fee.
For more information, contact Harnett County Development Services at (910) 893-7525 or go to http://www.harnett.org/planning/.