How to obtain a Permit

 

The City of Leeds administrators and enforces:

Applications - Residential:

  • Applications for all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, demolition, towers and signs may be submitted using the Permit Application Form.
  • Please fill out the application in in its entirety, failure to do so may result in delay of the processing of your application.
  • To assist you with the residential application process and to ensure that you submit all information necessary to have a complete application the attached brochure "How to Obtain a Permit" has been created and you are encouraged to read it in its entirety.

Applications - Commercial

  • The attached Commercial Checklist must be completed and returned with all commercial permit applications.
  • Applications for all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, demolition, towers and signs may be submitted using the Permit Application Form.
  • Please fill out the application in in its entirety, failure to do so may result in delay of the processing of your application.

Inspections:

  • All permitted work must be inspected by the City. Inspection request may be requested by calling 205-699-0903 to schedule an inspection, please prepared to leave your name, telephone number, permit number, site address where the work was performed and type of requested inspection. Request submitted after 8:00 am will be scheduled for fulfillment on the next available inspection day.  Inspections are responded to on a first come first served basis. As an alternative you may email your request with the same information as noted above to inspections@leedsalabama.gov

  • Please be aware this may not be the next business day (weekends and holidays excluded). Please check the website for scheduled training and vacation periods which may also delay inspection request.