Meck County Permits Expiration Moratorium Sunsets

Posted By: Michelle Manns Industry News,

Permits that were originally set to expire on or after April 1, 2020, but were extended due to the emergency COVID-related provisions enacted by the N.C. General Assembly, will begin expiring this month.


Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement will begin to update its systems to allow for the sunset of Session Law 2020-3, which allowed for this temporary permit extension due to COVID-19, before the end of January. All customers with expiring permits will be notified via e-mail. Customers can also access information on expired permits at any time by logging in to the contractor dashboard and clicking the “expired permits” tab.

Mitigating expired permits is important for many reasons – unresolved permits represent the potential for danger, and expired permits can create difficulties for property owners and contractors alike. Customers who have or will soon have expired permits should resolve them using Code Enforcement’s expired permits process, which is detailed on