Building Department

Pelham City Hall
The Building Department issues building permits and is responsible for inspecting all commercial and residential construction within the city limits. Our purpose is not only to safeguard life, health, and property, and to promote the public welfare, but also through dialogue and enforcement to make Pelham a better place to reside and to locate your business.
  1. Applications & Permits

    View the requirements for obtaining a residential or commercial permit.

  2. Comprehensive Plan

    The Pelham City Council adopted a Comprehensive Plan for the the City on March 17, 2003. This plan will serve as a guide for future development.

  3. FAQs

    Find frequently asked questions and answers from the Building Department.

  4. Flood Insurance: PRP Eligibility Extension (PDF)

    View and download frequently asked questions about the Preferred Risk Policy Eligibility Extension insurance rating option.

  5. MS4 Stormwater Program

    The City of Pelham’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) is required, under the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), to eliminate the discharge of storm water pollutants from the MS4 to the maximum extent practicable.

  6. Planning & Zoning

    All zoning requests are first presented to the Planning Commission and the commission makes a recommendation to the Pelham City Council.

  7. Sign Ordinance

    The City of Pelham Sign Ordinance requires the issuance of a permit to erect, change or alter any type sign.