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A permit is REQUIRED for the following:
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The building code allows word to be done without obtaining a permit. While a permit is not required, the work must be done in compliance with the code. The following information pertains to SINGLE FAMILY DWELLINGS ONLY; it does not pertain to apartments, condominiums or townhouses (for information on these types of dwellings, please contact our office). Some examples of work that does not require a permit include:
A permit is valid for 6 months after the filing date.
A 24 hour notice is required for all inspection requests.
Building permits are available online and may be submitted electronically. Payment for permits are remitted to the Russell County Treasurer's Office and may be made by telephone, using either a credit or debit card.
The following items are required for obtaining a permit:
Hours of Operation for the Building Official are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.