Closed Crawlspace Moisture Control Permit

This Permit Type Applies to:

  • Moisture Control for Closed Crawlspaces

Click Here for Application (Instructions Below)

Be sure you submit any required supplemental documents with your application.

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.

Supplemental Documents Required for Permit:

  • Specifications for any equipment used such as dehumidifiers, sump pumps, etc.
  • All Taxes MUST be paid on Property PRIOR to Application.


  • Type permit information into the text-box fields on the form, make selections from drop down boxes and/or any appropriate check-boxes.
  • Fill in what you know, anything you don't know - leave blank. 
  • Most permits require supplemental documents such as site plans, building plans, and so forth.
    • Supplemental documents required for this permit type are listed above.
  • Be sure to sign and date your application.
  • For Electronic Submissions:
    • If you want to email your application package, scan your application & supplemental documents to pdf files or take a jpg picture of each page using a camera or smartphone.
    • If you submit your application via email, be sure to attach your supplemental documents to your email.  Otherwise bring a printed copy of your application & all supplemental documents to the Planning Department at 117 NC Hwy 343 North.
    • Once you have filled out the form and created digital files of the supplemental documents, email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or bring them to the Planning Department for processing.
  • We will notify you via email or phone when your permit is ready for pickup.

Saving Your Work to Continue Later:

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Planning Department

P.O. Box 74 117 NC Hwy 343 North Camden, NC 27921 (252) 338-1919 x 235 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.