A Trade Permit is required for the installation, extension, repair, or alteration of any plumbing system, heating or cooling equipment system, or electrical wiring, appliances or equipment.
Use this application for the following purposes:
Mechanical (HVAC) Work
Any combination of the above, including change-outs
Exceptions: Under specific circumstances, a permit is not required for the replacement of a water heater and associated electrical circuitry in one or two-family dwellings per NC G.S. 160A-417(a)(2). See the requirements for exemption.
Additionally, a permit is not required for repair or replacement of electrical lighting fixtures or devices in one or two-family dwellings per NC G.S. 160A-417(a)(4).
There are multiple ways to apply for a sub permit! You can apply for your permit either by submitting application materials in person or by submitting them digitally via e-mail to email@example.com. You also have the option of using our online permitting system.
1. Download Application Forms
You may download applications forms and submit them in electronic format or in person to the Inspections division of Development Services.