Asa Sargent
Building Official
151 Industrial Drive
P.O. Box 948
Springville, AL 35146
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Permit Application Requirements

All contractor and sub-contractors must show proof of certification by the State of Alabama and must purchase a business license from the City of Springville. It is unlawful to begin work prior to issuance of a business license and all required permits for any evacuation or construction. A business license may be obtained through Avenu by clicking the link on our homepage, or at City Hall through the Zoning Department. All site and plot plans must first be approved by the Zoning Director prior to construction. All building plans must be approved by the Building Official/Inspector prior to obtaining a permit. Said plans shall include:

A.   A plot depicting the actual shape, proportion and dimension of the lot and a foundation survey after the footings are poured and before framing has started.

B.   The shape, size, use and location of all buildings, signs, or other structures to be erected, altered, or moved and of any building or other structures already on the lot both above and below existing grade.

C.   The setback lines on the lot along with any easements of record, and such other information concerning the lot or adjoining lots as may be essential for determine conformance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

D.   One full set of detailed construction drawings on sheets not less than 11” x 17” nor larger than 36” x 48”. In lieu of physical plans digital plans may be submitted. NOTE: A physical copy is required at the job site.


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I look forward to working with you to help build a beautiful Springville.