Harnett County,
North Carolina

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Development Services Mission & Purpose

Our mission is the preservation and promotion of the quality of life for all citizens of Harnett County through proper planning, land use, construction codes.

Planning Division:

Planning regulates and enforces the Harnett County Unified Development Ordinance.

Central Permitting Division:

Central Permitting provides initial permitting services for Building Inspections, Planning, Environmental Health, Fire Marshal and Public Utilities Departments.

Services include:

  • Processing of land use permits, building and trade permits, and manufactured home setup/final inspection
  • Accepting applications for soil analysis, septic tank permits, water tap, water meter, sewer tap, sprinkler tap
  • Facilitating plan review processes for Building Inspections, Environmental Health and Fire Marshal's Office
  • Collection of fees for permits

Building Inspections Division:

Building Inspections provides plan review for residential, commercial and industrial projects and enforces the North Carolina State Building Codes as adopted by the Building Code Council through the engineering division of the NC Department of Insurance. All building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and manufactured housing and modular units are scheduled and inspected by this department.

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