James Lloyd
Chief Code Enforcement Officer
201 South Main Street
PO Drawer 357
Graham, NC 27253
(336) 570-6705
[email protected]

The City of Graham Inspections Department is primarily responsible for enforcing North Carolina State Building Codes and local ordinances related to construction and development. Inspections Department Staff review and approve plans, issue permits for residential and commercial construction, and perform building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical inspections. Inspections staff also investigate zoning compliance and public nuisances such as abandoned motor vehicles and overgrown lots. The following list of regulations, in whole or in part, are among those in which the Inspections Department enforces within the territorial jurisdiction of Graham:

  • City of Graham Code of Ordinances
  • City of Graham Development Ordinances
  • City of Graham Standard Specifications and Construction Details
  • ANSI A117.1 Standard for Accessibility
  • North Carolina Administration and Enforcement Requirements Code
  • North Carolina Building Code
  • North Carolina Electrical Code
  • North Carolina Energy Code
  • North Carolina Existing Buildings Code
  • North Carolina Fire Prevention Code
  • North Carolina Gas Code
  • North Carolina Manufactured/Mobile Home Regulations
  • North Carolina Mechanical Code
  • North Carolina Modular Construction Regulations
  • North Carolina Plumbing Code
  • North Carolina Residential Code for One & Two Family Dwellings