Huntsville Building Department

Find Huntsville Alabama building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Huntsville Zoning 308 Fountain Circle Southwest Huntsville AL 35801 256-564-8008


Madison County Permits 100 Northside Sq Huntsville AL 35801 256-532-3731

Gurley City Building Department 235 Walker Street Gurley AL 35748 17.1 miles from Huntsville 256-776-3313

Decatur City Building Department 402 Lee Street Northeast Decatur AL 35601 18.8 miles from Huntsville 256-341-4570

Athens City Planning Department 1600 West Elm Street Athens AL 35611 19.9 miles from Huntsville 256-233-2224

Hartselle County Planning Department 200 Sparkman Street Northwest Hartselle AL 35640 23.0 miles from Huntsville 256-773-0188

Scottsboro Planning Department 316 South Broad Street Scottsboro AL 35768 36.3 miles from Huntsville 256-912-0502

Cullman Zoning 204 2nd Avenue Northeast Cullman AL 35055 37.1 miles from Huntsville 256-739-1212

Boaz Building Inspector/Permit 112 Broad Street Boaz AL 35957 45.0 miles from Huntsville 256-593-0241

Muskegon Zoning 2010 Avalon Ave Muscle Shoals AL 35661 55.2 miles from Huntsville 256-386-9205

How much does a building permit cost?

Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project.

If I have been issued a building code violation, can I appeal?

Yes, a building code violation can be appealed. In most cases, a local board will hear building code appeals. An appeal should be filed as soon as possible, as some jurisdictions impose deadlines for submitting appeals. The appeals process may require a fee.

Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor?

Local Building Departments are generally reluctant to recommend specific contractors. However, many will provide a list of licensed contractors that serve the local area.