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Building Permits
Below is a list of the types of permits required in the City of Hoover.  
 
Type of Permit
Permit Fees / Bonds
Commercial Construction Permit
$6 per $1,000 of the total job cost plus $48.00 issuance fee. If land disturbing activity is involved, an Erosion Control Permit ($400 fee) is also required - see Bond Requirements and Information
Residential Construction Permit
New, single family home - $6 per $1,000 of the valuation of construction plus $48 issuance fee & $1,500 base fee and $100 erosion fee. Other fees may apply for sewer and for zoning fees depending on the location of construction.For work on an existing home - $6 per $1,000 of the valuation of construction plus $48. Minimum fee = $54.
Mechanical Permit
$6 per $1,000 of job cost, plus $48 issuance fee.
Minimum fee =$54
Gas Permit
$6 per $1,000 of job cost, plus $48 issuance fee.
Minimum fee = $54.
Plumbing Permit
$6 per $1,000 of job cost, plus $48 issuance fee.
Minimum fee =$54.
Electrical Permit
$6 per $1,000 of job cost, plus $48 issuance fee.
Minimum fee = $54
Street Cut Permit
Fees: $5 (non-refundable), $200 bond (to be refunded upon approved inspection) see Bond Requirements and Information
Sign Permit
$6 per $1,000 of cost of sign & installation, plus $48
issuance fee. Minimum fee = $54
Burn Permits
Note: Burn Permits are issued by the city's Fire Department. Call 205-444-7655 for more information.
Blasting Permits
Note: Blasting Permits are issued by the city's Fire Department. Call (205) 444-7655 for more info.
Driveway Permits
Driveway Permits are issued by the city's Engineering Department. Generally, separate driveway permits are not issued, please contact us at 205-444-7586 for information concerning this type of permit. If a driveway accesses a state, county, or federal highway, then appropriate approvals must be obtained. In addition, if the application is for access to an U.S. highway, the Alabama Department of Transportation will be involved in the approval process. You may contact the City of Hoover Engineering Office at 205-444-7626.
Alarm Permits
For information on obtaining an Alarm Permit, please contact Kelley Bradford at 205-739-6827.


Contact
Administrative Office
2020 Valleydale Rd
Ste 103
Hoover, AL 35244 
Email

Phone: 205-444-7522
Phone: 205-444-7586

Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm