§ 150.060  ORGANIZATION.
   (A)   The Inspection Department shall consist of a Building Inspector, a Plumbing Inspector, an Electrical Inspector, and such other inspectors or deputy or assistant inspectors as may be authorized by the Town Council.  The Town Council may, in its discretion, designate a Department Head. 
   (B)   On and after the applicable date set forth in the schedule in G.S. § 160A-411, no town shall employ an inspector to enforce the State Building Code as a member of the town Inspection Department who does not have one of the following types of certificates issued by the North Carolina Code Officials Qualification Board attesting to his qualifi- cations to hold such position:
      (1)   A probationary certificate, valid for one year only;
      (2)   A standard certificate; or
      (3)   A limited certificate which shall be valid only as an authorization for him to continue in the position held on the date specified in G.S. § 143-151.13(c) and which shall become invalid if he does not successfully complete in-service training specified by the Qualification Board within the period specified in G.S. § 143-151.13(c).
   (C)   An inspector holding one of the above certificates can be promoted to a position requiring a higher level certificate only upon issuance by the Qualification Board of a standard certificate or probationary certificate appropriate for such new position.
(G.S. § 160A-411.1)
Statutory reference:
   Inspection Department, see G.S. § 160A-411