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Johnston County Inspection Hours Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Johnston County Inspection Phone 919-989-5060 919-989-5060

Johnston County Inspection Address 309 E. Market Street - Smithfield NC 27577 309 E. Market Street - Smithfield NC 27577  309 E. Market Street
Smithfield NC 27577 

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About Us

Welcome from the Director  |  Mission Statement  
Vision Statement  |  What We Do
Location and Hours   |  Contact Us

Welcome from the Director, Shane Hudson

Welcome to Johnston County Building Inspections.  Johnston County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina, and we are experiencing unprecedented demand.

The primary function of the Inspections Department is to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the public. This objective is achieved through the uniform enforcement of state and local laws, as well as local ordinances within the County's jurisdiction.

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Mission Statement

Johnston County Inspections Department aspires to lead by example. It is our mission to provide friendly and knowledgeable service, while demonstrating integrity, professionalism, and to hold the public’s welfare and safety to the highest of standards.


Vision Statement

The goal of the department is to provide the very best service to our customers in the development community, while developing strategies to guide growth in a manner that preserves and enhances both the natural and built environments and creating a community of lasting value. 


Location and Hours

The Building Inspections office is in the Land Use Center at 309 E. Market Street, Smithfield, NC 27577. 

The mailing address is:
309 East Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

Phone: 919-989-5060
Fax: 919-989-5431

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Permits Issued
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Inspections Scheduled
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Contact Us

We strive to make your building process as smooth and friendly as possible.

For Questions or Assistance, Contact us by phone at 919-989-5060, by fax at 919-989-5431 or email us at

Our website is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Related Links

Inspections Financial Report

  • Annual Inspections Financial Report for 2023 (PDF)

    (c) No later than October 1 of 2023, 2024, and 2025, every local government shall publish an annual financial report on how it used fees from the prior fiscal year for the support, administration, and implementation of its building code enforcement program as required by G.S. 160D-402(d). This report is in addition to any other financial report required by law. (2019-111, s. 2.4; 2020-3, s. 4.33(a); 2020-25, s. 51(a), (b), (d); 2021-88, s. 1(f); 2022-11, s. 9(a).)

Page last updated: January 26, 2024

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