Building Permits

Building permits are issued by Mecklenburg County and Mecklenburg County staff perform all trade inspections. You may complete an online building permit application and upload appropriate supporting documentation by following these steps:

  1. Visit the Mecklenburg county permit website  and create an account under the appropriate section.
  2. Apply for a building permit.
  3. IF the permit is for exterior work (new construction, additions, decks, pools, sheds, etc.):

Zoning Approval

All building permits for properties located in Huntersville require zoning approval from the Town of Huntersville, including new construction, additions, demolitions, interior up-fits, accessory structures, decks, pools, piers/docks, etc.

Zoning Deferred Status

The Huntersville Planning Department will be notified by Mecklenburg County to perform a zoning review on your permit.  Your permit application will remain in a deferred status until we have completed the zoning review. 

  • If you do not see any action taken by Huntersville within 3 business days of submittal, PLEASE contact us by email or by calling 704-875-7000. 
  • Please provide your permit number and property address so that we can locate your permit within Mecklenburg County's online system.

Note that Huntersville does not review trade permits (mechanical, electrical, plumbing).

If you have any questions on the process, we encourage you to contact us by email or call us 704-875-7000.

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