Planning and Inspections

(919) 496-2909 (Planning)
(919) 496-2281 (Inspections)

215 E. Nash St.
Louisburg, NC 27549

Planning and Inspections

 NOTE: Franklin County Planning & Inspections does not have zoning or building applications available online.

Residential

(Effective 07/01/2013)

Fees to cover building, electrical, mechanical & plumbing inspections.

Zoning fees are collected separately from building permit fees, and require separate payment.

New SFD's & Modulars

Up to 1,200 sq. ft. $520.00
1,201 - 2,000 sq. ft. $640.00
Over 2,000 sq. ft.

36¢ per sq. ft.

Moving SFD

$520.00

Additions & Renovations

Up to 600 sq. ft. $265.00
601 - 900 sq. ft. $330.00
901 - 1,200 sq. ft. $495.00
1,201 sq. ft. & over $525.00
   

Multi-Family SFD's

For each unit $525.00
   
(Anytime a General Contractor is used, a $10.00 Homeowner recovery fee must be added to the permit.)

Mobile Homes

Singlewide $290.00
Doublewide $405.00
Triplewide $465.00

Residential Accessory Buildings

storage bldg, garage, etc. $65.00

Commercial 

Fees to cover building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, & energy inspections. The fees are based on cost of construction per trade (new construction, additions, or total project).

Cost of ConstructionFormula
0-700 $ 80.00
701-1,500 Cost -700 X 0.044 + 80.00
1,501-2,500 Cost -1500 X 0.0165 +115.00
2,501-25,500 Cost -2500 X 0.0165 +160.00
25,501-50,000 Cost -25500 X 0.0165 + 555.00
50,001-100,000 Cost -50000 X 0.011 + 980.00
100,001-200,000 Cost -100000 X 0.0055 + 1560.00
200,001-350,000 Cost -200000 X 0.0055 + 2135.00
350,001-500,000 Cost -350000 X 0.0055 + 3000.00
500,001-750,000 Cost -500000 X 0.0055 + 3870.00
750,001-1,000,000 Cost -750000 X 0.0055 + 5310.00
Over-1,000,000 Cost -1000000 X 0.0055 + 6755.00

Other Inspection Fees

 Residential Commercial
Change of electric service (includes new service for      tobacco barns, bulk barns, etc) electrical wiring & signs $65.00 $80.00
Installation of mechanical systems (heat, a/c, refridgeration systems, boilers, etc) $65.00 $80.00
Installation of plumbing $65.00 $80.00
Structural changes, signs, decks, porches, etc. $65.00 $80.00
Demolition $65.00 $80.00
Swimming Pool $65.00 $80.00
Storage Tank install                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $105.00/tank+ $80.00 per trade
Photovoltaic Installation                                                                                                         $65.00                   **See below
Wind generation systems                                                                                                          $65.00                   **See below

 

**8 & 9 Comercial fees

$685.00 for first 200 kilowatts plus $160.oo for each additional 100 kilowatts.

 

Re-inspection Fees

First Inspection   Free
Second $55.00
Third $85.00
Fourth & Over $110.00

Plan Review Fees

Residential Accessory Plan Review  $30.00
Residential Plan Review  $55.00
Commercial Plan Review       $105.00 per trade

Commercial Plan Consultation

(Time Limit no to exceed one (1) hour)

$50.00 per trade

Signs, Utility Services, Towers, Storage Tanks

$105.00

Conditional Power Fee

Commerical and Residential* $80.00

*Note:  Fees must be paid before inspection can be scheduled.

 

Fire Inspection Fees

Inspection fees based on gross square footage of new building.

Up to 5000 sq. ft.  $80.00
5000 to 10000 sq. ft. $160.00
over 10000 sq.ft. $185.00

 

Change of Tenant

 

$80.00

Miscellaneous Fire Inspections
 *Fireworks, Blasting, Tents, Tank removal $80.00

Operational Permit Fees

Daycare $125.00
Public Schools $440.00
Private Schools $265.00
ABC $115.00
Foster Care

$125.00

Rest Homes

$125.00

 

Penalty

Original permit fee x 2 + zoning + plan review fee = cost for building without a permit.

DISCLAIMER

The information contained on this page was valid at the time of publication. Franklin County reserves the right to make changes and improvements at any time and without notice, and assumes no legal responsibility for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies on this website.