Complete permit applications are required for all permits. The applications may be emailed, or faxed as well as mailed or applied for in person. We accept credit cards and checks.
View a list of permit applications, fee schedule and related forms below:
Credit card payments can be made by phone at 252-939-4021 or by providing your account information through the Credit Card Information/Authorization Form. This option will allow the Inspections Department to retain information for future payments and may be an appropriate option for regular customers.
If you have an existing contractor file (since 2014) with the Permits and Inspections Department, you may use this link for fillable online forms including: Heating and Air change-outs, Electric changeouts/upgrades, and Plumbing permits.
Fire Inspections and Permits
The City’s fire inspections and permits are handled by the Kinston Fire Department. Visit their page here to schedule a fire code inspection and view related permits.
Please call the Inspections office at 252-939-4021 for any permit questions or to determine if a permit is needed.
Please note: This page does not include all types of permit applications that may be required. If you need additional information please call the Permits & Inspection Office at 252-939-4021.