The North Carolina State Building Code, as amended, shall govern all construction covered by this Code, and such state building code is hereby officially adopted as the building code for the town. Official copies of such code shall be on file for public inspection in the office of the town clerk.
(Code 1974, § 4-1)
State law reference— Authority to adopt building code, G.S. 143-138(e).
The North Carolina State Plumbing Code, as amended, is hereby adopted as the plumbing code for the town, and shall be in full force and effect within the town as if set out in its entirety in this chapter. A copy of such code shall be kept on file in the office of the town clerk, where it shall be available for public inspection during the normal office hours of the clerk.
(Code 1974, § 15-1)
State law reference— Authority to adopt plumbing code, G.S. 160A-76.
When used in this chapter, the term "inspector" shall mean the county building inspector for Robeson County, North Carolina.
Cross reference— Definitions and rules of construction generally, § 1-2.
It shall be unlawful for any person to erect, construct or build, or cause or authorize the erection, construction or building of, on any lot or parcel of land within the corporate limits of the town, any building or structure of any kind or description, until such person first submits to the building inspector through the office of the town clerk a duly signed and completed application for a building permit for such a building or structure, such application to be accompanied by plans and specifications for such a building or structure and to include descriptions of the material to be used in such building or structure, the proposed location thereof, the purposes for which such building or structure is to be used, the cost of such building or structure, and such other information concerning such building or structure that will enable the building inspector to properly pass upon the application of such person to erect, build or construct such building or structure within the corporate limits of the town. Until such person obtains such a permit to erect, build or construct such a building or structure as described in the application for such permit from the town, it shall be unlawful for such person to proceed with the erection, building or construction of such a building or structure as provided in this section.
(Code 1974, § 4-3)
For the inspection of every new building or old building repaired or altered, the local inspector shall charge and collect an inspection fee before issuing the building permit, which fee shall be set from time to time and a schedule of which is on file in the town clerk's office.
(Code 1974, § 4-4)
The schedule of fees for permits and inspections required by this chapter shall be as from time to time established by the board of commissioners and as contained in the schedule maintained on file in the town clerk's office.
(Code 1974, § 4-5)