Use this online portal to view existing permits, apply for a building permit, apply for a sign permit, or submit a plan review application.

HOURS
7:30AM – 3:30PM

Monday-Friday

PHONE
(256) 775-7203

FAX
(256) 739-9351

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O. Box 278

Cullman, AL  35056-0278

CONTACTS

BRANDON LEWIS
Chief Building Official

(256) 775-7214 | EMAIL

BRIAN LANDRETH
Building Official

(256) 775-7218 | EMAIL

GREG BAILEY
Inspector

(256) 775-7205 | EMAIL

JASON HANCOCK
Inspector

(256) 775-7204 | EMAIL

JACOB GREY
Inspector
(256) 775-7215 | EMAIL

AMBER DUKE
(256) 775-7203 | EMAIL

RACHEL BRAUER
(256) 775-7213 | EMAIL

The Building Inspection Department ensures the safety of the public through the enforcement of construction codes. The department issues and tracks all permits for building, plumbing, HVAC, electrical work, and signage to be performed within the City of Cullman. Inspections are performed on all construction within the City of Cullman to determine compliance with applicable codes.

The department also serves as the contact for all planning and zoning matters (including plans review, setbacks, property lines, easements, annexations, and so forth) and assists with the enforcement of the Cityโ€™s nuisance ordinance.


BUILDING CODE EDITIONS

Effective January 1, 2023, the City of Cullman has adopted the 2021 International Building Code. The following companion codes shall be included:

The transition from the current International Building Code to the revised International Building Code will begin January 1, 2023, and will include a six-month grace period to allow current projects to either complete the review process or to transition to the new code. After the six-month grace period is completed, all submittals must comply with the revised International Building Code. The transition to the revised International Building Code will be implemented as follows:

  1. All submittals received before January 1, 2023, must comply with the 2015 International Building Code.
  2. All first-time submittals received on or after January 1, 2023, must comply with the 2021 International Building Code.
  3. All submittals received from January 1, 2023 through July 30, 2023, where the first-time submittal was received before January 1, 2023, may be completed under the 2015 International Building Code or may be revised to comply with the 2021 International Building Code.
  4. Any Submittals received on or after July 30, 2023, must comply with the 2021 International Building Code

 


OFFICE LOCATION

201 2ND AVENUE NE
CULLMAN, AL  35055