Construction Standards

Cabarrus and Concord launched joint online electronic plan submittal through Citizen Access Launchpad. Plans are only accepted electronically.

The Construction Standards Division provides building inspections and permitting services for all areas inside Cabarrus County.

The primary function of the department is to promote the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Cabarrus County through the uniform enforcement of the NC State Building Code and local ordinances.

Activities include: performing plan review for commercial projects, issuing permits for construction activity regulated through NC General Statutes; collecting fees; conducting inspections during various phases of construction of buildings and structures, including the installation of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems to ensure code compliance; issuing certificates of compliance and occupancy and other related activities as mandated per NC General Statues.