BUILDING PERMIT INQUIRY What to expect?
828-894-3739 Permit Guide
Typical Residential Inspections
Well & Septic Services
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
Inspectors in office 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Permits issued 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
PO Box 308
Physical Location: 35 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Vision: To protect the health, safety and welfare of Polk County citizens by creating better buildings and safer communities.BUILDING PERMIT INQUIRY
Building Inspection, Addressing, Environmental Health & Planning Staff
Code Enforcement Official: Dan Bolt
Code Enforcement Official: Patrick Rimer
Permits/Scheduling Inspections: Kristy Tipton
Addressing/Permits: Yvette Szuster
County Planner/Zoning Administrator: Cathy Ruth
Planning Administrator: Hannah Lynch
Fire Marshal/Fire Inspections/Emergency Management Director: Bobby Arledge
Environmental Health Inspector/Septic & Wells: Stephen Chambers
Environmental Health Inspector/Food & Lodging: Geoff Hiles
Duties and Responsibilities: Enforce within the county the county all state and local laws and local ordinances and regulations relating to: (1) the construction of buildings; (2) the installation of plumbing systems, electrical systems, heating systems, refrigeration systems, and air-conditioning systems; (3) the maintenance of buildings in safe, sanitary, and healthful conditions; and (4) other matters that may be specified by the Board of County Commissioners.
Online Forms & Documents
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