Alamance County Online Permits and Inspections

Some online services such as applying for a permit or requesting an inspection require an online account. You may create this account during normal business hours at the Alamance County Inspections Department. A valid email address and photo ID is required.

How To Apply For A Permit

  1. Login using your username and password.
  2. Click Apply For A Permit. This is also located in the menu at the top of the page once you have logged in.
  3. Select the type of permit you are applying for:
    Types of Permits Available:
    • Electrical Service Change
    • HVAC Change Out
    • Water Heater Change Out
  4. Enter the property address.
  5. Enter the contractor information.
  6. Enter the information for the permit. Review your application and click the "SUBMIT" button.
  7. You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your permit request. All permit requests will be processed in the order they are received.

How To Request An Inspection

  1. Login using your username and password.
  2. Click Request An Inspection. This is also located in the menu at the top of the page once you have logged in.
  3. Select the permit you would like to request an inspection for.
  4. Select the type of inspection and enter any comments concerning the request. All inspection requests received before 6:00 AM will be scheduled that business day. All requests received after 6:00 AM will be scheduled the next business day.

Tip: You can request an inspection for any type of permit. You are not limited to only those that you've applied for online. Final inspections may only be requested online for certain permit types.

How To Make A Payment

You can now pay for all your permits online using your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit card. To find all permits with an outstanding balance click on View My Activity and look for the "Add to Cart" button beside your permit. Online permit applications will be available for payment once it has been approved by the Inspections Department. All permits will remain on hold until payment has been made. You can view our refund policy here.