100 N. King St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: 828-697-4830
Henderson County Building Services Department
Residential Building Permit/Plan Review Submittal Requirements
Dwellings and Additions
All steps must be completed prior to the issuance of a Building Permit
General Application Requirements
Completed Residential Permit Application
County or Municipality Zoning Permit**Municipality if you live in the town limits of: City of
Hendersonville, Fletcher, The Town of Mills River, Flat Rock, or Laurel Park
Watershed Permit (if applicable)
Erosion/Steep Slope/Stormwater Permit**Contact 694-6521 or 694-6553
Authorization to Construct (ATC) approval on septic permit (If applicable)
Water & Sewer Tap Receipts (If applicable)
Lien Agent Designation (www.liensnc.com)
Building Plan Requirements
Drawings to scale (minimum 1/8”) on Minimum size 11x17 paper
Plans must be legible
Footing/Foundation/Slab Plan
Minimum frost line depth (minimum 18”)
For slab on grade construction a description of the footing/slab details and dimensions
For basement and crawlspace construction a description of footing material and
dimensions, as well as foundation wall materials, dimensions, crawlspace access and
maximum depth of unbalanced fill being supported, and dimensions of any internal pier
Floor PlanPlans showing the rooms identified and dimensions, attic access (if applicable) square
footage, size and location of doors and egress windows
Structural Plans
Floor Framing Plan --Provide size and type of joist (conventional or engineered), layout of
the span and spacing of joists, wood grade, dimensions of girders, and anchor bolt spacing
Wall Floor PlanSize and spacing of wood studs, wood grade of studs, size and span of
wood headers (conventional or engineered), show supporting studs for load bearing point
Roof Framing PlanSize and type of roof materials (conventional or engineered), spacing,
wood grade of members and type of roof sheathing. **Spec sheets on pre-engineered
wood trusses not required for plan review submittal.
Wall Cross SectionShowing interior and exterior wall finishes, roof covering type, insulation R-
value, wall framing and unbalanced fill at foundation
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100 N. King St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: 828-697-4830
Residential Building Permit Application
Applicant Name: ______________________________________________________ Phone#: _______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________
Property Owner(s)_____________________________________________________ Phone #________________
Mailing Address___________________________________________ City_____________ State____ Zip_______
Jobsite Address:__________________________________________________________ PIN#________________
Subdivision Name: ________________________________________________________ Lot #_______________
Jobsite Direction
Type of Use: (Check All that Apply)
Single Family Attached Garage Duplex Townhouse Modular (off-frame)
Modular (on-frame) Condo/Apartment Accessory Dwelling Retaining Wall
Type of Work: (Check All that Apply)
New Construction Addition Interior Remodel Addition & Interior Remodel
Description of Work: ____________________________________________________________________________________
# of Stories _______ # of Bedrooms ________ # of Bathrooms ___
Heated Sq. Ft. ________Unheated Sq. Ft. ________ (Includes decks, porches, sunroom, garages, and similar areas. Excludes unfinished basements)
Total Sq. Ft. _________ Dimensions: ______ (length) X ______ (width)
How are footings supported? engineered fill or undisturbed soil?
(If engineered fill, engineer reports are required to be submitted with application/plan review)
Foundation Type : Basement Crawlspace Monolithic Slab Piers
Foundation Wall Height: _____ ft Unbalanced Fill Height: _____ ft
Is the project located in a flood plain Yes No (If yes, additional paperwork may be
Total Project Cost: $________________
(The project cost must include material and labor for scope of permit, including electrical, mechanical, and plumbing work)
Electric: Duke Energy Duke Energy Progress
Fuel: Natural Gas (# of Gas Appliances _____) LP Gas (# of Gas Appliances _____)
Heat Pump/AC Other: _______________
Water: Private Well Hendersonville Water Community Well Asheville Water
Sewer: Private Septic Hendersonville Sewer MSD Sewer Etowah Sewer Community Sewer
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Yes NoAre you the owner of the property/building acting as the contractor?
(If yes, additional forms & documents are required)
Building Contract
or ___________________________________________________License #________________
Address ______________________________________________City______________ State ______ Zip_______
E-Mail _________________________________________________________________ Phone #______________
l Contractor: ___________________________________ Phone #______________ License#__________
HVAC Contr
actor: ______________________________________ Phone #______________ License#__________
Gas Piping Co
ntractor: __________________________________ Phone #______________ License #_________
Plumbing Co
ntractor: ___________________________________ Phone #______________ License #_________
I hereby c
ertify that I have the authority to make the necessary application, that all information in this application is
correct and all work will comply with the State Building Code and all other applicable State and local laws and
ordinances. The Inspection & Permits Department shall be notified of any changes in the approved plans and
specifications for the project herein prior to implementation.
Signature o
f Permit Holder:___________________________________________________Date:___________
Printed Na
me of Permit Holder: _______________________________________________
Office Use Only
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