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Building Field Inspections

As part of the New Hanover County Planning &Inspections Department, our inspections team works collaboratively with property owners and contractors to ensure the safety of the built environment and compliance with the North Carolina State Building Codes.

If you have questions please contact our Building & Plan Review Supervisor, Hans Schult (910) 798-7008 hschult@nhcgov.com

Electrical Inspections

The electrical inspection team performs field inspections of electrical installations in both new and existing buildings. Our code officials help to ensure that the work has been installed properly and in compliance with the North Carolina State Electrical Code and local ordinances. Team members also investigate complaints of electrical hazards and assist field representatives from the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors with the resolution of complaints registered with the Board’s office.

The normal working hours for our electrical inspection team are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, but afterhours inspections are available by special request.


Current Code Being Enforced:

  • 2011 NC State Electrical Code (2011 NEC with NC amendments)

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If you have questions please contact James Shivar (910) 798-7205 jshivar@nhcgov.com

Mechanical Inspections

The Mechanical Section of the New Hanover County Planning & Inspections Department, is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that all new mechanical installations are in compliance with the North Carolina State Mechanical codes. Our Mechanical code Officials visit each jobsite making sure all the State laws and regulations, as well as all local ordinances pertaining to mechanical installations are followed. This in turn assures that the health, welfare, and property of the citizens of new Hanover County is protected.

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If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass (910) 798-7319 amalpass@nhcgov.com

 

Plumbing Inspections

The Plumbing Section of the New Hanover County Planning & Inspections Department, is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that all new plumbing installations are in compliance with the North Carolina State Plumbing codes. Our Plumbing code Officials visit each jobsite making sure all the State laws and regulations, as well as all local ordinances pertaining to plumbing installations are followed. This in turn assures that the health, welfare, and property of the citizens of new Hanover County is protected.

Current Plumbing Code Being Enforced:

  • 2012 NC State Plumbing Code
  • (2009 IPC with North Carolina Amendments)

Jouneyman Board Members:

  • David Woodbury
  • Randall Siegel
  • Ernest Duarte
  • William Eubanks – Secretary

**Journeyman Exam given the First Monday of every month from 9:00 to 12:00**


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Journeyman Exam Application


If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass (910) 798-7319 amalpass@nhcgov.com

 

230 Government Center Drive, Suite 110 • Wilmington, NC 28403
Planning & Land Use: Phone 910-798-7165 • Fax 910-798-7053
Building Safety: Phone 910-798-7308 • Fax 910-798-7060
Engineering: Phone 910-798-7139 • Fax 910-798-7051