Modular House

As of March 1, 2021, a Fill Permit FEE is REQUIRED for ALL New Builds of Single Family Dwellings, to include Stick Built, Modular, and Manufactured Homes. Fee of $50 is required for the aforementioned SFD types. Accessory Permit types also require a Fill Permit, at a reduced rate, depending on type of permit, size of proposed building, and lot size whereupon structure is placed. For more information regarding this requirement, please call (252) 338-1919 x 232.

Below is the link to the Fill Permit form.  When filling out this form, please be as specific as you can, and fill form out in its entirety.  Include details regarding both septic fill and house pad fill (volume and dimensions of fill area), as well as any additional fill planned.

Fill Permit Application


Supplemental Documents Required for Permit:

  • Site Plan Drawing (Not same as plat map) - Can be hand drawn, does not have to be perfect
    • Show location of principal residence
    • Show location of proposed project
    • Show location of septic system and drain lines
    • *NEW* - Show location of ANY proposed fill which is above and beyond house pad & septic
  • Building Plans
  • Elevation Certificate (if in a flood zone)
  • CAMA Permit (Waterfront property only)
    • Contact info for Coastal Area Management Agency:
      • Field Representative: Lynn Mathis
      • 401 S. Griffin Street, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909
      • Phone: (252) 264-3901, Fax: (252) 331-2951
  • Septic Permit (obtain from Camden County Health Department)
    • Contact info for Camden County Health Dept.:
      • Contact Person: Kevin Carver or David Sweeny
      • P. O. Box 72, 160 US Hwy 158 East #B, Camden, NC, 27921
      • Phone: (252) 338-4460, Fax: (252) 338-4475
  • All Taxes on Property Must Be Paid PRIOR to Application
  • Water Tap Fee Must Be Paid (or proof of existing water tap provided) PRIOR to Application
    • For Addresses in Camden and Shiloh:  Camden County Water Department
      • Contact Person: Dawn Lowry
      • 117 NC 343 North, Camden, NC, 27921
      • Phone: (252) 338-1919 x 236
    • For addresses in South Mills:  South Mills Water Association
      • Contact Person: Regina Russell
      • 103 Halstead Street, South Mills, NC, 27976
      • Phone: (252) 771-5620
  • Appoint a Lien Agent - Property owner, or as typical with permit applications, the contractor on their behalf, must appoint a lien agent when they first contract for improvements to real property. A lien agent is a title insurer or agent also registered as a lien agent with the NC Department of Insurance. This is required with a few exceptions.
  • As of March 1, 2021, a Fill Permit FEE is REQUIRED for ALL New Builds of Single Family Dwellings, to include Stick Built, Modular, and Manufactured Homes. Fee of $50 is required for the aforementioned SFD types. Accessory Permit types also require a Fill Permit, at a reduced rate, depending on type of permit, size of proposed building, and lot size whereupon structure is placed. For more information regarding this requirement, please call (252) 338-1919 x 232.

    The link to the Fill Permit form is located both at the top of this page, and in the Fill Permit section of the Cognito Forms site for the permit application. When filling out this form, please be as specific as you can, and fill form out in its entirety.  Include details regarding both septic fill and house pad fill (volume and dimensions of fill area), as well as any additional fill planned.

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