Closed Crawlspace Moisture Control Permit

This Permit Type Applies to:

  • Moisture Control for Closed Crawlspaces

Click Here for Application (Instructions)

Please submit a copy of any technical specifications of the equipment to be installed.

Permit IS Required:

Permit Required For Closed Crawlspace Moisture Control

Licensure Information

Penalty for Failure to Obtain Necessary Permit:

Per NC 2012 Administrative Code, a permit is REQUIRED for ANY change to the Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical systems. Installation of Moisture Control Systems into a Closed Crawlspace by definition includes at least 2 of these. Failure to obtain a building permit prior to commencement of work requiring a permit shall cause the Camden County Building Inspector to issue a Stop Work Order, and a fine of no less than $75 to be assessed, said fine to be paid either prior to or in conjunction with permit fee at time of application.



  • Type permit information into the text-box fields on the form, make selections from drop down boxes, also click any appropriate check-boxes.
  • Fill in what you know, anything you don't know - leave blank. Please note that items with a red border are required. 
    • If a required item is not applicable, either select or type N/A or place a zero (0) in the field.
  • Most permits require supplemental documents such as site plans, building plans, and so forth.
    • Please submit copy of any specifications for the equipment to be installed (dehumidifier, etc).
  • After you have printed your application, be sure to sign and date it, or if you prefer to submit your application electronically save the form with your data entered therein, and email both it and the supplemental document(s) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for processing.
  • We will notify you via email when your permit is ready for pickup.

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Building Inspector

Barbara Rhoads Chief Building Inspector P.O. Box 74, 117 NC Hwy 343 North Camden, NC 27921 (252) 338-1919 x227