Building Codes

Building Codes issues construction permits within the city limits of Gallatin and within the Planning Region. This process typically includes plan review, permit issuance, and inspection of projects from the ground up.
  
The Department is also responsible for the adoption of codes relating to plumbing, electrical, mechanical and structural for both new and existing construction.

As of March 27, 2020, you can pay your County Adequate Facility Taxes at the County Trustee’s drive-in window or drop box at 355 N. Belvedere Drive.

*****NOTICE*****

The Building Codes Department will  take over structural gas line permitting and inspections beginning April 1, 2020.  

We have postponed our gas piping class, but you can click a link below to view the presentation from the class.

DOWLOAD POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

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If you have questions, please call us at 615-451-5968.

Answers to Common Questions about Gas Pipe Installation.

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PERMIT APPLICATIONS, SITE PLANS, CONTRACTOR INFORMATION AND OTHER CORRESPONDENCE CAN BE EMAILED TO:  permits@gallatintn.gov 

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RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRE A MINIMUM TURN-AROUND OF 5 DAYS.

PERMITTING HOURS: 

Permit applications are accepted between the hours of 8am and 3pm. Payments are accepted between the hours of 8am and 3:30pm.

Whether you are a developer, contractor, or homeowner, having clear communication with us will help you start and finish your project safely and finish without any delays.
Backyard Pool
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Hammer and Nails on Table
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