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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 Plus 3 (three) if applicable
Add-On (Commercial or Residential) $150.00 per structure Up to 3 (three) if needed
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 Plus # required for commercial pylon 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, money order or MC/Visa/Discover card) 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 Miscellaneous permit application, pay permit fee plus number of inspections if required (cash, check or money order or MC/Visa/Discover card) prior to permit being issued.

City Inspectors:

Harrell Hill – Residential
Allen Muzny – Commercial

  • For questions regarding permits, or to schedule an inspection; please contact Tina Bush, Permit Clerk at 256-723-9225 during normal business hours Monday – Friday between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Residential inspections are done Monday – Friday after 4:00 pm
  • Commercial inspections are done Monday – Friday after 5:30 pm
  • Once final inspection has passed and Certificate of Occupancy has been issued, Huntsville Utilities require up to 48 hours to turn power on.