Step 1: Zoning Verification and Land Use Permit Planning Department (919) 989-5150.
Step 2: Public Utilities Dept. for water/sewer confirmation (919) 989-5075 or Environmental Health for well/septic permit (919) 989-5180.
Step 3: Building Inspections Department (Building Permit)* (919) 989-5060
Note: These departmental reviews must occur in order to obtain a building permit for an area in un-incorporated portions of Johnston County. If the area is located inside a municipal jurisdiction or its ETJ, then at municipality’s policies and regulations shall apply and be administered by that entity.
* The Building Inspections Department can review certified building plans during or in advance of the issuance of a land use and stormwater permit. However, no building permit can be issued until all regulatory reviews have occurred.
Download our Obtaining a Permit guide for additional information.