Building/Planning and Development

The Building/Planning and Development Department is responsible for managing the City’s zoning, subdivision and building regulations. We are happy to assist in matters pertaining to zoning, comprehensive plan, land use, floodplain, code enforcement, development, and construction. 

The department is focused on ensuring safe building practices and construction are performed. We are currently enforcing the following building codes:

2020 National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
2021 International Building Code
2015 International Residential Code
2021 International Existing Building Code
2021 International Fire Code
2021 International Plumbing Code
2021 International Fuel Gas Code
2021 International Mechanical Code
2021 International Property Maintenance Code
Need to secure a building permit or schedule an inspection? We will be glad to assist you.


(205) 763-4007

Office Hours

8 am to 5 pm

We ask that you request your inspection 24 hours prior to desired time. Inspections are performed following completion of all permitted work.

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