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Building Department

The City of Scottsboro Building department has 3 different types of permits. You will need a few things to get each of these permits, you can read below about these requirements or apply online for each permit. You can also find a fee schedule for your permits on this page. 

Building Permit Prerequisites

** We also have handout packages for residential construction available upon request.

Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical Permit

Sign Permit

Building Permit Fees

Fee by bathroom

 $40.00 for the first bath. $20.00 for each additional bath. 


 $5.00 per fixture as shown on the plumbing permit. *Option is used mostly on large commercial jobs.


$30.00 for the first $1,000.00 plus $4.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.

City of Scottsboro Building Codes

    • 2015 Editions of the International Building Code 2015 International Residential Code
    • 2015 International Existing Building Code
    • 2015 International Plumbing Code
    • 2015 International Mechanical Code
    • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
    • 2015 International Fire Code, and the 2015 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code
    • 2014 Edition of the International Electrical of the National Electrical Code
    *All being published by the International Code Council and The National Fire Protection Association.
    *As of June 1st, 2018 the City of Scottsboro has adopted these codes

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