Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement

May 25, 2022

Herring named Senior Inspections Manager for Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement 

Andrew S. Herring has been named senior inspections manager for Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement. In this role, he oversees more than 100 full-time N.C.-certified code officials and additional staff responsible […]

Aug 31, 2017

Demo permit process moving online

Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement is bringing a new development to their customers. Beginning in September, residential and commercial demolition permits will be available online. This will replace one of the […]

Aug 24, 2017

Lien agent now required on some permit applications

Since 2013, state law has required a mechanics lien agent on all residential and commercial projects costing $30,000 or more. The only exception to this is when a homeowner acts […]

Dec 1, 2016

Code Enforcement announces limit to H1 inspections

For the past three years Mecklenburg County residents who completed upgrades or repairs to their property could qualify for a faster, more convenient and free home inspection. But the county’s […]

Jun 18, 2015

Code Enforcement ready to roll out new inspection teams

CHARLOTTE — Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement Department plans to roll out its new mega multifamily inspection team June 29. The county’s Building Development Commission, which advises the Code Enforcement Department, […]

Jan 26, 2015

Guest column: Teamwork and new technology drive campus construction projects

As the concrete and steel of Davidson College’s New Academic Building (NAB) rise slowly to fill a 15-foot-deep hole behind Martin Science Building, the enormous structure is already nearly complete […]

Dec 9, 2014

Consultant advises committee be established to oversee construction issues

A consultant hired to evaluate building permit and inspection procedures within Mecklenburg County is recommending that a committee be formed to ensure consistency in the application of building standards. The […]

Nov 13, 2014

Code enforcement changing form

The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Department is changing one of the required forms for plan review submittal in order to make it more user-friendly. In its ongoing effort to streamline […]

Jul 16, 2014

Inspecting the inspectors

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement agency does a good job reviewing building plans, issuing building permits and inspecting construction projects. But it also doesn’t. Two sets of customer […]

Jun 19, 2014

Commission suggests actions as part of code enforcement review

CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement’s advisory board put together a list of “action steps” this week and a plan to form a task force to address complaints about the […]

Jun 16, 2014

Mecklenburg Code Enforcement agency extends ‘customer experience’ survey

CHARLOTTE – Developers, contractors and subcontractors who have always wanted to have a word or two with the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement agency now have an extra week to do […]

May 22, 2014

Commission experiences communication problems while seeking solutions to communication gaps

CHARLOTTE – Communication, and the lack thereof, was again on Tuesday the subject of a meeting between construction and development industry representatives and the Mecklenburg County agency that polices them. […]

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