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Changes to NC Building Code Effective Jan 1, 2019

North Carolina is on a six-year code cycle. Effective January 1, 2019, the State will require that all inspections departments update to the 2018 North Carolina Building Code for Building, Fire, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas and Plumbing.

What this means to you:

• All plans submitted on or after January 1, 2018 must meet the 2018 Code Standards.

• Users who do not comply will be asked to resubmit their plans.

• Please continue to submit plans through County’s online portal, https://citizenaccess.cabarruscounty.us.

2018 North Carolina Building Code resources are available through the State Department of Insurance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience with the process. Cabarrus County staff is available to answer questions at 704-920-2128.

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