The Inspections Department is responsible for the enforcement of the North Carolina State Building Codes within the Town of Fuquay-Varina's jurisdiction. This includes the review and issuance of all permits for construction of commercial, single family, multi-family, buildings and structures. Permits are also issued for accessory structures such as swimming pools, decks, storage buildings, garages, carports, etc. Once approved regular inspections are made on each permit issued and a Certificate of Occupancy is issued after the completion of the project. The department is also responsible for Code Enforcement and the Minimum Housing Code of the Town of Fuquay-Varina.
The Town of Fuquay-Varina enforces the North Carolina State Building Code. This Code is based on the International Building Code. Currently the town has adopted the North Carolina Rehabilitation Code for use on existing structures. This pilot program was adopted statewide in 2006.