Shelby County Building Inspector in Pelham Alabama

Address and phone number for Shelby County Building Inspector, a Building Inspector, at County Services Drive, Pelham AL.


Name
Shelby County Building Inspector
Address
1134 County Services Drive, Pelham, Alabama, 35124
Phone
205-620-6610
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

About the Shelby County Building Inspector

The Shelby County Building Inspector, located in Pelham, AL, ensures that building construction complies with Pelham building codes and regulations. These building codes establish standards for constructing buildings, including design requirements, building material specifications, parking requirements, trade regulations for electrical and plumbing work, and natural disaster resistance. The Building Inspector also oversees inspections to ensure buildings meet code. The Building Inspector, sometimes called the Building Official, often works in the Pelham Building Department.

You may contact the Building Inspector for questions about:
  • Pelham building inspections
  • Building codes and violations in Pelham, AL
  • Building permits and permitting process
  • The building inspection process
  • Filing a complaint about safety violations
  • Building, elevator, and fire code compliance in Alabama
Building Permits and the Permitting Process

Before beginning a construction or renovation project in Pelham, the Building Inspector must approve the building plan and issue any required permits. These include construction, relocation, and demolition permits, which often require an inspection of the construction plan or site. The Building Inspector keeps records on permits, which may be available to the public.

Pelham Construction & Plan Inspections

The Pelham Building Inspector inspects new construction, renovations, and remodels. At the start of a project, the Building Inspector approves building plans and blueprints to ensure compliance with Shelby County and Alabama building codes. The Building Inspector also monitors and inspects projects to ensure they follow approved plans and meet building code requirements. Inspections include mechanical, plumbing, and electrical inspections. Non-compliant projects can receive a building code violation notice from the Building Inspector, which may include a stop work order. At the conclusion of a project, the Building Inspector conducts a final inspection and issues an occupancy permit.

Pelham Building Inspections

In addition to conducting inspections on construction, the Building Inspector also reviews existing structures in Pelham to verify they meet occupancy requirements in the case of damage from a fire, a natural disaster, or an accident. The Building Inspector also oversees elevator inspections to monitor compliance with local code. In the case of a complaint or referral from Pelham law enforcement, the Shelby County Building Inspector conducts inspections of suspected safety violations. Contact the Building Inspector for more information about filing a complaint for suspected code violations.

Fire Inspections

In Shelby County, the Building Inspector works with Fire Inspectors to ensure compliance with local fire codes. Fire inspections determine whether new construction meets code and also evaluates buildings after a fire causes damage.

Contact the Shelby County Building Inspector

You may contact the Shelby County Building Inspector by calling 205-620-6610, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Shelby County Building Inspector, 1134 County Services Drive, Pelham, Alabama, 35124.


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