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A building permit is required for any construction that the total contract cost equals $1,000 or more and/or requires an inspection.
Building Inspection currently accepts check or credit card in person only. We do not offer payment online or over the phone.
Call the Building Inspections office at (205)444-7522. An inspection must be scheduled at least 24-48 hours in advance. A permit number is required in order to schedule an inspection.
To maintain our high level of inspection service and to reduce the number of unnecessary site inspections, a re-inspect fee can be issued.
Yes, a building permit is required to install or replace a fence.
Yes, a Building Permit is required to replace a roof.
A building permit is not required for painting. However, the contractor is required to have a City of Hoover Business License.
Yes, a building permit is required for accessory structures. The Building Inspections department must verify the location of the accessory structure as well as setbacks.
The City of Hoover Building Inspections Department does not currently accept payment over the phone or via the internet.
Not at this time, however all permit applications can be downloaded from the City's website.