Building Inspections
Main Contacts

Jimmy Canady
Building Code Administrator

(910) 328-1349 ext. 2


Kate Winzler

Permit Specialist

(910) 328-1349 ext. 3


To submit permit applications, please send them to Kate Winzler at her above email address. 

The primary goal of the Building Inspections department is to enforce the North Carolina State Building Codes to include electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and fire for all residential and commercial projects. This shall apply to ALL construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, use and occupancy, demolition of every building or structure to include appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures.* Residential building permit applications submitted to the Town on or after March 1, 2012 must comply with the 2012 NC State Residential Code. 


For more information regarding building Inspections and scheduling of Inspections, you may contact Town Hall at 910-328-1349.

*If your dwelling is located in a subdivision/neighborhood with a homeowners association (HOA) or property owner association (POA) please make sure your plans do not conflict with HOA/POA covenants first. 

Certification of Finished Construction

Crossover Permit Documents


Owners of private property may apply for a permit to rebuild their beach accesses by completing the follow steps:

a. Required application and documents are found here: 

b. Applications must include a sketch with dimensions of the proposed project

c. Applications must also include an estimate of how much of the beach access structure still remains as a percentage of the original structure

d. A CAMA permit may or may not be required, depending on if the damage to the property is categorized as repair or replacement

Building Permit Reports


Below are building permit reports generated from the Town's permitting software to reflect the building permits that have been requested in the Town of North Topsail Beach. Please contact our Permit Specialist if you need any further information or assistance at 910-328-1349 ext. 23.