In-Person:

Staff can receive both cash and check in-person. In order to pay with a credit card, it is necessary to utilize either the telephone or online payment method.

 

Online:

Instructions:

  • Go to Official Payments.
  • Click on “Local Payments”; Enter Jurisdiction Code 4391; Payment Type = Building and Planning Permits; Click “Make a Payment” and continue to follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Obtain the permit number from the online Permitting Updates or contact staff. When you enter the permit number, do not enter dashes, dots, etc.
  • Email the confirmation number and permit number/site address to jeannie.drake@moreheadcitync.org to ensure payment is properly credited.

Notes when paying online:

  • There is a cap of $300.00 per transaction. If the permit cost exceeds $300.00, the process must be completed multiple times.
  • There is a processing fee of $4.95 per transaction.
  • You may still be required to pick up your permit in person, regardless of whether or not you have paid your fees online.

 

Telephone: 

Instructions:

  • Obtain the permit number from the online Permitting Updates or contact staff.
  • Call Official Payments at (888) 272-9829.
  • Select Option 3, “Other Payments”.
  • Enter Jurisdiction Code 4391; Press 1 to accept.
  • Select Payment Type; Select Option 4 for Permits.
  • Follow prompts.
  • Write or print confirmation information. Email (jeannie.drake@moreheadcitync.org) or call (252-726-6848 x125) staff and provide the confirmation number and permit number/site address in order to ensure the payment is properly credited.  

Notes when paying by telephone:

  • There is a payment transaction fee of $4.95 in addition to a service fee of $1.50.
  • The above fees will be charged each time a transaction is completed.
  • You may still be required to pick up your permit in person, regardless of whether or not you have paid your fees by telephone.

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