County of Moore
Planning and Transportation
Inspections/Permitting: (910) 947-2221
Planning: (910) 947-5010
Transportation: (910) 947-3389
Fax: (910) 947-1303
EXTERNAL CHECKLIST FOR A MISCELLANEOUS PERMIT APPLICATION (SWIMMING POOL)
Completed miscellaneous permit application. Applications can be obtained from our department,
Planning and Transportation located at 1048 Carriage Oaks Drive, Carthage, NC 28327, or online at
, Department Planning & Transportation, Applications. If you would like to speak
with someone regarding the application our phone number 910-947-5010 or 910-947-2221.
For a new septic system, an improvement permit issued by the Moore County Environmental Health
Department for the proposed use. The Environmental Health Department is located at 1042 Carriage
Oaks Drive, Carthage, NC 28327. Their phone number is 910-947-6283.
Existing septic systems: A septic system recertification permit is required by the County of Moore Health
Department, Environmental Health Division for the following:
Additions extending outside the existing foundation.
Interior renovations that result in an increased number of bedrooms.
Replacement or addition of storage buildings, swimming pools, decks, concrete pads, irrigation
systems, geothermal systems, driveways, etc.. when in the area of septic system and/or repair area.
The Environmental Health Department is located at 1042 Carriage Oaks Drive, Carthage, NC 28327. Their
phone number is 910-947-6283.
A completed residential plot plan included with miscellaneous permit application. The purpose of the
residential plot plan is to clearly identify where the proposed and existing structure(s)/building(s) are/ will
be located on the property. The residential plot plan shall identify the structure(s)/building(s) distances
measured to all property lines. The residential plot plan also ensures the proposed structure(s)/building(s)
are not being located on top of the existing septic system, septic lines or septic repair area.
A copy of recorded deed may be required to verify ownership. A survey may also be required if lot
configuration does not reflect the current records of the county.
A zoning permit may be required if the subject property is located within one of the following
municipalities or their ETJ.
Cameron: 910-245-3212 Taylor Town: 910-295-4010
Carthage: 910-947-2331 Vass: 910-245-4676
Foxfire: 910-295-5107 Whispering Pines: 910-949-3141
All swimming pools as defined by the 2018 North Carolina Building Codes shall have the required fencing/
barrier installed and approved by the building inspections department before any water can be placed
in the pool. A swimming pool is defined as “any structure, basin, chamber or tank containing an artificial
body of water for swimming, diving or recreational bathing having a depth of 2 feet or more at any point.”
This means that any in-ground or above ground swimming pool that can hold 2 feet or more of water must
have the required fencing/barrier.