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Permit

Type of permit Permit Fee Inspections Required
New Construction – Residential (SF) $500.00 Plus 3 (three)
New Construction – Residential (MF) $500.00 Plus 3 (three)
New Construction – Commercial $500.00 Plus # of inspections needed to meet
building code requirements
Accessory Buildings $150.00 n/a
Add-On (Commercial or Residential) $150.00 per structure Up to 3 (three) if needed
Construction of Mobile Home Park $150.00 per space n/a
Demolition No Charge Plus 1 (one) after 30 days if work not completed
Electrical $50.00 Plus 1 (one)
Gas $50.00 Plus 1 (one)
Mechanical (HVAC) $50.00 Plus 1 (one)
Placement – Mobile Home $250.00 Plus 1 (one)
Plumbing $50.00 Plus 1 (one)
Pre-Fab Buildings $50.00 per structure n/a
Repair (roof, veneer, windows) $150.00 n/a
Sign No Charge/a Plus # required for commercial sign

Inspections

Residential – $50.00 per inspection
Commercial – $75.00 per inspection

In order to obtain a permit for any of the work listed above:

New Residential / Commercial building permits – You must submit a completed permit application, pay permit fee plus number of inspections required (cash, check or money order only) and submit plot plan and building plans in duplicate. Please allow 3-5 business days for review of application and plans prior to permit being issued.

All Other Type Permits – You must submit a completed permit application, pay permit fee plus number of inspections required (cash, check or money order only) prior to permit being issued.

  • Residential Building Permit application
  • Commercial Building Permit application

City Inspectors:

Harrell Hill – Residential
Allen Muzny – Commercial

  • For questions regarding permits, or to schedule an inspection; please contact the office at 256-723-2616 Ext 225 during normal business hours Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Inspections are done Monday – Friday after 3:30 pm
  • Once final inspection has passed and Certificate of Occupancy has been issued, Huntsville Utilities require up to 48 hours to turn power on.