Temporary Permitting & Inspections

Morehead City North Carolina

Temporary Permitting and Inspections Information and Policies

Due to ongoing efforts to keep Morehead City’s residents and employees safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Morehead City Inspection Department is implementing the following temporary inspections policies:

  • Permit Applications may be submitted through the Town of Morehead City Permit Portal, by dropping off in the Permit Box in front of City Hall, or by mailing to 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557. Call 252-726-6848 x125 or email mhcpi@moreheadcitync.org for additional information or to set up a Permit Portal account.
  • Live Remote (LR) inspections are available for certain inspection types. Facetime and Google Duo are the current platforms used for these types of inspections. 
  • Certain inspections may be conducted by a licensed architect or engineer.
  • Inspections of occupied structures may be required to receive an LR inspection or the permit holder may be required to provide other documentation to demonstrate compliance.

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