Preliminary / Courtesy Commercial Review

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For complex commercial projects, informal reviews of plans may be arranged in order to address major code impacts early in the design process. This can include all trade reviewers, if needed. Contact the Chief Plans Examiner to schedule a preliminary review.

Review Time:
At scheduled time. No permit issued.

Codes Used:
2012 North Carolina Building Code 
1994 North Carolina Modular Home Code
2012 North Carolina Plumbing Code
2012 North Carolina Mechanical Code
2011 North Carolina Electrical Code
2012 North Carolina Energy Code
2009 North Carolina Rehabilitation Code
2012 North Carolina Fuel Gas Code

The New 2018 North Carolina Building Codes will become effective as follows:

  • July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018: There will be a six-month overlap time between adoption and mandatory effective date.
  • January 1, 2019: The 2018 NC Code will become mandatory (effective). 

No cost.

Designer Requirement:
Designed plans are not required, but are helpful. The more complete a plan is, the better the consultation will be. All comments, suggestions, code research, and discussion are informal. A formal review will be required for the issuance of a permit.

Contractor Requirement:
Not applicable at this time.

Not applicable at this time.