Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 11 – 12 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 2 CHAPTER 11. ​BUILDING AND HOUSING CODE | Article 11.4. Enforcement Provisions Sec. 11.4.1. ​​Permit Requirements Article 11.4. Enforcement Provisions Sec. 11.4.1. Permit Requirements A. Building Permit The permit required shall conform to the provisions of the North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirement Code. B. Plumbing Permit The permit required shall conform to the provisions of the North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirement Code and requirements of the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Handbook. C. Mechanical Permit The permit required shall conform to the provisions of the North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirement Code. D. Electrical Permit The permit required shall conform to the provisions of the North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirement Code. E. Fire Protection Permit The permit required shall conform to the provisions of the North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirement Code. F. Flood Permit 1. No person within floodprone areas shall change the existing condition of any land or part thereof, or place, erect, construct, enlarge, reconstruct, move or alter any building or structure or driveway, manufactured home pad, or dike, levee, or fence wall or automobile parking area, or outdoor play equipment, or pole (lighting, etc.) or storage facility (above or below ground), or part thereof without a flood permit. Excavating, filling, drilling, dredging, grading, quarrying, paving, or improving the land is a change in the existing condition of land. 2. No permit will be issued until the applicant certifies that all necessary permits required by Federal or state law have been received; provided nothing herein shall be deemed to require a permit for agricultural land production of plants and fibers, forestland production and harvesting, and activities undertaken by the State, railroads, and utility companies allowed in N.C.G.S. 143-215.54. 3. Three sets of detailed plans and specifications shall accompany each application for a flood permit or building permit when the fill, building or structure is located within floodprone areas, or when the estimated reasonable cost of the building or structure is in excess of $20,000.00, or for any other building or structure when plans and specifications are deemed necessary by the Department of Inspections in order for it to determine whether the proposed work complies with the City Code and the laws of the State. 4. Plans shall be drawn to scale with sufficient clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work proposed; and the plans and specifications together shall contain information sufficient to indicate that the work proposed will conform to the provisions of this chapter, the appropriate regulatory and technical codes, the City Code, and the laws of the State. G. Stub Permit The permit shall conform to the provisions of the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Handbook. H. Zoning Permit A zoning permit is required for all plot plans and site plans. I. Permit Expiration Any permit issued pursuant to Sec. 11.4.1. , unless otherwise provided, shall expire 6 months after the day of issuance if the work authorized by the permit has not commenced. If after commencement, the work is discontinued for a period of 12 months, the permit shall, therefore, immediately expire. A permit shall not expire or be revoked because of the running of time while a vested right under Sec. 10.2.19. is outstanding. The duration of a land-disturbing activity permit shall be exempt from this section. Sec. 11.4.2. Application for Permit Written application shall be made for all permits required by this Chapter and shall be made on forms provided by the City of Raleigh. Such application shall be made by the owner of the building or structure affected or by his authorized agent or

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