Building Inspections


General Information

If Work Begins Without A Permit, The Fee Is Double

Building Permits Do Not Include:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Mechanical
  • Insulation
  • Other Permits That May Be Required

New Fees Effective February 16, 2021

Inspection Fees

Electric Service

BEMC Website

BEMC Temporary Service

BEMC Underground Service

ATTENTION BUILDERS: If you are in the Duke Energy service territory, please complete your application for service with Duke Energy to keep your project on schedule. Visit to access our new Builder Portal and self-serve your request for construction and permanent power, as well as track your work orders. You will also find contact information for our dedicated Builder Phone Line. You can call to have a specialized team member assist you with your application for service.

Duke Energy After Hours Emergency Inspection

Duke Energy - Apply For Service To Keep Your Project On Schedule (Flyer)

Contact Us

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday  8:30a - 5:00p

127 West Webster St
Whiteville, NC  28472
(910) 640 6619 voice
(910) 640 6649 fax

No Permits will be issued
from 11:30am to 1:00pm
or after 4:30pm

All permit applications
must be emailed to:
or they will not be accepted

Kyle Duncan

Marsha Funderburk
Permit Specialist

Darin Jackson
Building Inspector

Madison Priest
Office Assistant