Building Department

Pelham City Hall

CHANGES TO INSPECTIONS EFFECTIVE 04/03/2020

in response to concerns surrounding COVID-19, beginning April 3, 2020, the City of Pelham’s Building Department will only conduct inspections on the following days; Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. 

The inspections will be performed during the hours of 6:30AM and 12:30PM. Once the inspector arrives at your location for inspection please continue to practice social distancing and stay 6ft from the inspector if you see him on the job site. As always, the inspector will call you at the number provided when setting up the inspection if there are any concerns or deficiencies.

For commercial projects, the Fire Marshall’s office will perform their inspections via facetime or through the app, google duo video chat. After the pandemic the Fire Marshall’s office will perform a physical onsite inspection for  commercial properties.


CHANGES EFFECTIVE 03/18/2020

REVISED BUILDING PLAN SUBMITTALS

All building plan submittals will be handled in the lobby of the Pelham Water Works building, 3111 Cummings Street. Please make sure you include all required documents. 

Required Documentation

BUSINESS PERMITS/APPLICATIONS AND PAYMENTS

All business permits/applications and payments via phone at 205.620.6480 or by mail to City of Pelham, P. O. 1238, Pelham, Alabama 35124.

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.