Do I Need a Building Permit?


For general inquiries or permitting questions, you can call or e-mail us at permits@rutherfordcountync.gov.

I am building a barn. Do I need a permit?

I am adding a porch or deck to my residence. Do I need a permit?

I am building a storage building. Do I need a permit?

I am building a carport or buying a metal carport. Do I need a permit?

I am putting in a swimming pool. Do I need a permit?

I am putting up a sign for my business. Do I need a permit?

I am tearing down an old house before starting my new one. Do I need a permit?

I am setting up a mobile home. Do I need a permit?

Do I have to underpin my mobile home to pass an inspection?

I am installing gas logs. Do I need a permit?

I am building a sea wall or retaining wall. Do I need a permit?

I am only changing my electrical service. Do I need a permit?

I am installing water lines to tap onto a water system. Do I need a permit?

Can anyone get a permit to set up a modular home and sell it?

I am moving an existing house. Do I need a building permit?

I am wanting to start a day care. Do I need a permit?

I am installing underground fuel tanks. Do I need a permit?

I would like to have a fireworks display at special events and on certain holidays. Do I need a permit?

I am considering starting a therapeutic home, group house, or family care home. What do I need to do?

I am doing water and sewer pipeline in your county. On these projects, we occasionally encounter rock that has to be blasted. Do we need to contact your office regarding blasting permits?

I am planning to burn some yard debris. Do I need a permit?