Plan Review

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The Plan Review Section reviews construction plans for all commercial and residential buildings and structures to ensure consistency with the NC State Building Codes. This section coordinates with Emergency Services and Environmental Health on fire and health aspects of the codes.

Electronic Plan Review Services

At this time, we will no longer be able to accept plans electronically. Please submit three (3) paper copies of Construction Plans to our Commercial Permit Specialist for review. We are currently in the process of upgrading our Permitting Software System and will be able to accept electronic plans in the near future.


New 2018 NC Building Codes will become effective as follows:

 July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 - There will be a six-month overlap time between adoption  and mandatory effective date.

January 1, 2019 - The 2018 NC Code will become mandatory.

NC State Building Codes Amendments - Effective 1/1/2019


For more information please contact us:

Chief Plans Engineer, Frank Park (336)641-3753

Plans Examiner, Jim Lankford (336)641-3321


Planning & Development
Independence Center
P.O. Box 3427 400 W Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27402
336-641-3334 (O)   336-641-6988 (F)