WELL CONSTRUCTION RULES:
On July 1, 2008, a permit to construct a private drinking water well in the state of North Carolina is required prior to any construction, repair, or relocation of a well in Clay County. An application and any applicable fees shall be paid prior to a site visit and issuance of a permit. All well contractors doing work in Clay County must register with the county prior to construction or repair of a well. An application for construction of a drinking water well in Clay County is available at our office.
A link to the Private Wells Branch of DENR: