Construction Standards

Excavator at a Construction Site in Front of a Wall

The Construction Standards Division provides building inspections and permitting services for all areas within Cabarrus County. It executes uniform enforcement of the NC State Building Code and local ordinances.


  • Schedule Your Inspections Via Text(PDF, 2MB)
  • Electronic Plan Review for New Residential and Commercial Projects
  • Permits for Construction Activity
  • Construction Inspection
  • Issuing Certificates of Completion and Occupancy
  • Collect Fees

Forms and Documents

Accela Citizen Access User Authorization FormCommercial Projects Application FormCommercial Temporary Power Agreement FormContractor/Subcontractor Change FormDesign Professional Inspection FormHow to Schedule Inspections by SelecTXTHow to Schedule, Cancel, Reschedule, Check InspectionsInspection Scheduling InstructionsMobile Home PacketNew Residence Application FormNon-Licensed General Contractor FormOwner Exemption Affidavit FormPermission to Merchandise FormPlan Review InstructionsResidential Home PacketResidential Temporary Power Agreement FormResidential Uplift, Accessory or Addition Application FormStucco Finish Compliance Form