Chatham County - Green Building Rebate Program

February 16, 2012


Chatham County offers rebates on permitting fees for green building certifications and techniques. Three types of rebates are offered.
Tier 1: $100 Rebate
Eligible Projects: 
  • Energy Star for Homes
Tier 2: $250 Rebate
Eligible Projects:
  • NC Healthy Built Home
  • Green Home Builders of the Triangle Program
  • Earthcraft House Program
  • LEED for Homes Program
  • NAHB National Green Building Program
Green Building Techniques: $100 Rebate
Eligible Projects:
  • Geo thermal installation
  • Solar electric and/or solar hot water
  • Passive solar
Owners and builders are limited to $450 per home and $1,000 per year. A rebate applicaton should be submitted along with the building permit application. Specific technology requirements, application requirements, and an application are available on the program web site. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: North Carolina
Incentive Type: Green Building Incentive
Web Site:
Administrator: Chatham County
Start Date: 02/01/2010
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar - Passive
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Geothermal Heat Pumps
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building


Name: Sybil Tate
Organization: Chatham County
Address: 12 East Street
Pittsboro NC 27312
Phone: (919) 545-8365

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.