Per Southport ordinances, no person shall, without first obtaining a permit, engage in any activity or use of land or structure requiring a permit in the district in which such activity or use would occur (see Table of Land Uses, Section 3); or expand, change, or replace an existing use or structure; or renew a discontinued nonconforming use. Code Enforcement investigates complaints of land use law violations, issue appropriate warnings and notices of violation as he or she deems appropriate. More can be learned about Code Enforcement, and the permit process from Southport's Land Use Ordinances.
office hours are by appointment
In accordance with the Land Use Ordinances of the Town of Southport Sec.2(B)(1)(D) Building Permit cards MUST be posted in plain sight at the job site as soon as issued.