The Inspections Division works to promote the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Washington, through the uniform enforcement of the North Carolina State Building Code and other local ordinances for all area areas inside the city limits and its extraterritorial jurisdiction.

Primary duties of the Inspections Division include performing construction plan review, issuing construction related permits, conducting field inspections during various phases of construction of buildings and structures including the installation of electrical, mechanical, gas and plumbing systems to ensure code compliancy, issuing certificates of compliance and occupancy and other activates as mandated by North Carolina General Statutes. The Division also administers the Flood Prevention Ordinance.

We are located on the first floor of Washington's City Hall at 102 East Second Street, Washington, NC 27889.

Our hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday.

Please contact Inspections staff with any questions or concerns.
Mike Weldin, Chief Building Inspector (252) 975-9304
Brett Burbage, Senior Building Inspector  (252) 975-9334
Laura Tork, Administrative Support    (252) 975-9650

Please find Inspections related forms and applications at the link below:
                              INSPECTIONS PERMIT PORTAL:                                         
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All inspection request must be requested before 8:00 am to be put on that day’s schedule. All request submitted after 8:00 am will be scheduled for the following day.