Building permits must be obtained from the appropriate inspection office for the geographical location of the construction project. A list of the three inspection offices, and the areas they serve, are listed below. Sub-permits for mechanical, plumbing, or electrical work may be obtained at any of the offices regardless of the construction location.

Additional Information

Planning Department Offices

Manteo   Frisco   Nags Head

County Admin Bldg
Room 148
954 Marshall C Collins Dr
Manteo NC 27954
Phone: 252.475.5870

Unincorporated portions of Roanoke Island including Wanchese and the mainland areas of Dare County encompassing East Lake, Manns Harbor, Mashoes, & Stumpy Point

  County Satellite Office
50347 NC Hwy 12
Frisco NC 27936
Phone: 252.475.5878

All of Hatteras Island
  County Satellite Office
2514 S Croatan Hwy
Nags Head NC  27959
Phone: 252.475.5871

Baum Bay, Colington, and Martin's Point areas