Harnett County,
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Construction Permits

Construction permits are REQUIRED for the following in the list below.  Fee schedules are also listed, and are effective July 01, 2020.  

Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems    $50.00 + $2.00 per nozzle head

  • To install or modify an automatic fire-extinguishing system. Maintenance is not considered a modification.

Fire Alarm and Detection Systems/Related Equipment   $50.00 + $2.00 per initiating device

  • To install or modify a fire alarm system and related equipment. Maintenance is not considered a modification.


Flammable and Combustible Liquids 

    Removal, New Installation, Pipe Inspections - $100.00     Reinspections - $50.00

  • To install, construct or alter tank vehicles, equipment, tanks, plants, terminals, wells, fuel dispensing stations, refineries, distilleries and similar facilities where flammable and combustible liquids are produced, processed, transported, stored, dispensed or used.
  • To install, alter, remove, abandon, place out of service or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank.

Hazardous Materials   

  • To install, repair damage to, abandon, remove, place temporarily out of service, or close or substantially modify a storage facility or other area regulated by Chapter 27. See Fire Code for exceptions.

Industrial Ovens

  • To install industrial ovens as covered by Chapter 21. See Fire Code for exceptions.

Private Fire Hydrants    $75.00

  • To install or modify private fire hydrants.

Spraying or Dipping   $75.00

  • To install or modify a spray room, dip tank or booth.

Standpipe Systems    $150.00

  • To install, modify or remove from service a standpipe system.

Temporary Membrane Structures, Tents and Canopies    $100.00

  • To erect an air-supported temporary membrane structure or a tent greater than 200 square feet or a canopy greater than 400 square feet.

Other    *See fees below

  • Plans Review
    • Up to 5,000 square feet  $50.00
    • 5,001 to 10,000 square feet $100.00
    • 10,000 to 25,000 square feet $150.00
    • 25,000 and over $250.00
    • Major Subdivision site plan $100.00
    • Commercial Site Plan Review $50.00
    • Revisions/Resubmittals $50.00
  • Certificate of Occupancy Certification (Final Inspection)  $50.00
    • Certificate of Occupancy Certification (Final Inspection) re-check per violation $50.00
  • Hazard Violations
    • Locked or Blocked exit doors    $250.00 each Exit Door/Each Occurrence
    • Exceeding Posted Occupancy Capacity w/ failure to comply    $250.00 each occurrence  
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