INCREASE BUILDING PERMIT EXEMPTION THRESHOLD.

View NCGA Bill Details2021-2022 Session
House Bill 110 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 17, 2021
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE BUILDING PERMIT EXEMPTION THRESHOLD FOR SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES AND FARM BUILDINGS.
Intro. by Hanig.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 25 2021)
H 110

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 4 2021 - More information

    House committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows. 

    Modifies the proposed changes to GS 143-138(b5), concerning the permitting exception set out for any construction, installation, repair, replacement, or alteration performed in accordance with the current NC State Building Code in any single family residence or farm building that does not exceed a cost threshold, currently set at $15,000, as follows. Now increases the threshold from $15,000 to $20,000, effective October 1, 2021, applicable to any construction, installation, repair, replacement, or alteration on single family residences or farm buildings occurring on or after that date (the previous edition gradually increased the cost threshold every year from 2021 through 2025, with the threshold set at $20,000 on October 1, 2025). Makes additional technical changes.


  • Summary date: Feb 17 2021 - More information

    Amends GS 143-138(b5), concerning the permitting exception set out for any construction, installation, repair, replacement, or alteration performed in accordance with the current NC State Building Code in any single family residence or farm building that does not exceed a cost threshold, currently set at $15,000. Gradually increases the cost threshold for the exception by $1,000 every October 1 from 2021 through 2025, with the threshold set at $20,000 on October 1, 2025. Maintains specified construction, installation, repairs, replacement, or alterations that require permitting under the Code or local ordinance. 


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