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Requirements for applying for a building permit          (new construction only)

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When applying for a New Construction building permit you must have all of the following:

      • 2 sets of paper plans, 1 PDF copy
      • Building permit application (Available here)
      • Storm water permit application (Available here)
      • Site plan of lot OR survey
      • Pink copy of sewer impact permit from Jefferson County Environmental services OR plot plan for septic tank.
      • Signed agreement regarding subcontractor's list

        If you have any additional questions please call our office at 205-841-8306 or you can email
the Inspections Department at inspections@fultondaleal.gov


There is a minimum two day waiting period from the time application is made to the application approval. This is to allow a sufficient plan review period for the Building/Fire Inspector.