Orange County Code Enforcement (North Carolina)

Orange County Code Enforcement Offices ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations, typically working at the Orange County or local level in North Carolina. The Code Enforcement Office enforces building codes and keeps records on all codes and regulations, as well as making reports about Orange County building code violations. They investigate potential code violations and issue abatement orders, and the NC office also issues permits. These permits may be required for construction, occupancy of a building, and to prove the building is in compliance with Orange County zoning laws. Code Enforcement Office records may be available on their website.

Hillsborough Code Enforcement Hillsborough NC 101 East Orange Street 27278 919-732-1270


Orange County Building Inspectors verify that construction projects meet Orange County building codes and regulations in North Carolina. They also monitor designs, building materials, Orange County safety codes, and utilities, as well as enforcing codes. As part of this job, Building Inspectors inspect construction to determine whether it meets the codes, issues permits for construction projects, and creates inspection reports. Building Inspector records may include information on Orange County code enforcement violations, permits issued by the inspector, and approved NC building projects, as well as violations and work stoppage orders. Building Inspectors may provide access to some of their documents online.

Carrboro Building Inspector Carrboro NC 301 West Main Street 27510 919-918-7336

Chapel Hill Building Inspector Chapel Hill NC 405 Martin luther King Junior Boulevard 27514 919-968-2718

Orange County Town and City Halls provide municipal services for the Orange County community, including playing a role in code enforcement in North Carolina. The Town or City Hall may be responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes and investigating possible building code violations in Orange County. They maintain records on code enforcement, the current North Carolina building code, and approved and rejected building plans. Town and City Halls may also issue investigation reports on building code violations and any punishments or abatement orders for violations in Orange County. The Town or City Hall may provide code enforcement records online through its website.

Carrboro Town Hall Carrboro NC 301 West Main Street 27510 919-942-8541

Chapel Hill Town Hall Chapel Hill NC 405 Martin luther King Junior Boulevard 27514 919-968-2718

Hillsborough Town Hall Hillsborough NC 137 North Churton Street 27278 919-732-2104


Orange County Building Departments ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing Orange County building codes and zoning rules in North Carolina. They also maintain records on building codes, reviews of Orange County building rules, and any changes to the code requirements or regulations. The Building Department also reviews and approves building and renovation plans to make sure they meet code standard, and they also issue NC building permits. Building Department records include Orange County building code violations, approved building permits, and compliance reports. The Building Department may provide online access to some of their code enforcement documents.

Carrboro Zoning Carrboro NC 301 West Main Street 27510 919-918-7336

Chapel Hill Planning and Zoning Department Chapel Hill NC 405 Martin luther King Junior Boulevard 27514 919-968-2728