Welcome To Swain County

Building Inspections

Inspections Department Enforces Building Code,
Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control

The Swain County Inspections Department is authorized by the North Carolina General Statutes to enforce the North Carolina State Building Code.

This office: receives applications for building permits (including accessory buildings), electrical permits, mechanical permits (heating and air conditioning, wood burning stoves), plumbing permits and sign permits; reviews plans, issues permits for construction activities; conducts building inspections of construction in progress; and issues Certificates of Occupancy.

Frequently Asked Questions about Building Permits (PDF)

Contact

Building Inspections
Administration Building
101 Mitchell Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2321
Bryson City, NC 28713

Contact:
Bill Marr
Director of Inspections
Phone 828-488-9134, ext. 2268
Fax 828-488-9601
email

Cabbott Cochran
Inspector
Phone 828-488-9134, ext. 2211
Fax 828-488-9601
email