Permits are required to be amended with Wake County Inspections & Permits when:

·        The scope of the project will change
·        New plans are submitted or revised 
·        Revised site plan is submitted
·        When adding or changing contractor and subcontractors
·        When changing the number of bedrooms for a project 
Permits can be amended while in the review process or after they have been issued. Permits that are amended are subject to an amendment fee for each amendment.
Please take Notice: When a permit is in the amendment review process, a hold will be placed on all inspections until the amendment has been approved and all amendment fees are paid.
Only current property owners are authorized to change General Contractors on a permit. A new certificate of insurance or workers compensation exemption form will be required for each change of General Contractor. Current property owners or General Contractors may add or change trade subcontractors on a permit.
To amend a permit, you will need to complete the Wake County Amendment Form. This form is available in MS Word document or PDF document under the Forms tab on the home page or by selecting these links:
The MS Word document is a fillable form that can be completed on your CPU. The PDF form can be printed and filled out. Once you have completed the form, please email the form to the Wake County Permit Technicians at
You will need to submit any new documents, e.g. new plans or revised site plans, by attaching them to the permit under the attachment tab. To view a guide for attaching documents to a permit, please select the link: 
Once you email the amendment form to the Wake County Permit Technicians and submit any new documents to the permit, you will be notified when the amendment has been reviewed and if any new information or corrections are required. When the amendment is approved and the amendment fee has been invoiced, you will be notified by email.