Welcome to Cary Building Permits.

IMPORTANT! Effective July 1, 2021 a refund processing fee of $100.00 will be charged for all refunds. We will no longer issue refunds for Click2Gov Applications.

Use this service to apply for residential trade permits (Click here to view the complete list). You may also schedule inspections, view inspection results and to pay application, permit and re-inspection fees for building permits and development related projects.

IMPORTANT! If your scope of work is part of a larger project that will require a plan review, such as an addition or remodel the full scope of the work inclusive of all trades will be applied for together using IDT (The Town of Cary Electronic Plan Review System).

If you have any questions, please call our 311 Citizen Advocates by dialing 3-1-1 from within Cary Town limits or (919)469-4000 outside Cary Town limits and they will route you to the appropriate person to assist you.