Inspections Administration Division (Plan Review)

Last updated Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:32 am

The Inspections Administration Division of the Development Services Department is responsible for assuring that all residential and commercial construction meets the applicable Building Code requirements and for reviewing construction plans for code compliance.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. (excluding all scheduled holidays)

Main Office: One Exchange Plaza, Suite 504, NC 27601
Litchford Satellite Office: 8320 Litchford Road Raleigh, NC 27615

Mailing Address: PO Box 590, Raleigh, NC 27602

Telephone Numbers: Main Office 919-996-2495 | Litchford Satellite Office 919-996-4200

Scheduling Inspections

Please note that the Inspections Administration Division does not process permits or schedule field inspections. For assistance with these services, please contact the Development Services Customer Service Center. See numbers below for specific services:

Permits, plan intake (gatekeeping), and final review

To schedule, cancel or inquire about the status of an inspection

To schedule an inspection using the automated phone system (EDIFY)

To pay a re-inspection fee
919-996-2500 or use the Online Development Center

Residential permits (Litchford Satellite Office) 8320 Litchford Road Raleigh, NC 27615

To schedule an Express, Pre-submittal or Due Diligence meeting

Pony Express (review of small commercial projects)

Major Encroachments

Site plans, site development or landscaping
919-996-2478, 919-996-2479, 919-996-2480

Tree Conservation
919-996-2561, 919-996-2477, 919-996-2562

Address issues (GIS Division)

Records Center

Department of City Planning

Development Services

Zoning (Department of City Planning)
Setbacks, home businesses, variances and special use permits
919-996-2478, 919-996-2479, 919-996-2480

Complaints and Minor Encroachments
919-996-2597, 919-996-2598

Sign permits

Development Services

To learn more about the City of Raleigh Development Process, please visit the Development Services Guide.

To apply and search for permits, schedule inspections, pay and schedule re-inspections and do general research, please consider using our Online Development Center.

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