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The City of Shelby Building Services Department reviews plans, issues permits, and performs inspections within the city limits and ETJ in order to safeguard the public health, safety, and general welfare. Permits are needed for:

  • New Construction
  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Repairs
  • Electrical Work
  • Mechanical Work
  • Plumbing Work
  • Gas Work
  • Signs
  • Change In Tenant (Opening or moving a business)
  • ABC Permits
  • Adult and Child Care Facilities

To enable the City of Shelby to better serve you, please allow 10 business days for all plan reviews. When scheduling inspections, a two day notice is recommended when possible.


For more information, contact: 

Clint White, Chief Building Inspector

Fred Pritchard, Building Inspector

Lacey Tindall, Administrative Assistant

Building Inspections
Phone: 704-484-6805
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150