Building Code Enforcement

Welcome to the Union County Building Code Enforcement. Our division was established in 1969 under the direction of the Union County Commissioners. On January 1, 1970 the division was officially opened to serve the public.

Our purpose is to provide for the health, general welfare, and public safety of you and your family/employees through the enforcement of the North Carolina State Building Code and the Union County Land Use Ordinance.

Our current staff consist of the Director, Residential Building Supervisor, Building Permit Supervisor, four Permit Clerks, five Building, Mechanical and Plumbing Inspectors, five Electrical Inspectors and one Commercial Building Inspector.

Hours of Operation

Our office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Inspector's field hours are 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Call 704-283-3816 for any customer service questions related to permitting and to schedule inspections between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or if you are a contractor in Union County you can register with our online service (located under the Resources tab below) to schedule inspections until 7 p.m.

Residential code questions should be directed to Tom Helms at 704-283-3549 for Building, Mechanical and Plumbing and Mark Griffin at 704-283-3643 for Electrical.  Commercial Building, Mechanical and Plumbing code questions should be directed to Terry Griffin at 704-283-3594.

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