Building Codes

The City of Gallatin Building Codes Department mission is to oversee and assure that all projects within the City of limits Gallatin are built correctly through enforcement of the International Building Code in order to protect the life, health, safety and welfare of its citizens as it relates to construction. 

The Building Codes Department handles construction permits within the city limits of Gallatin. This process typically includes permit Submittal, Payment, Plan Review, Permit Issuance, and inspection of projects from the ground up ending with a Certificate of Occupancy issued upon satisfactory completion. 
The department is responsible for the adoption of codes relating to Building, Electrical, Gas, Plumbing, and Mechanical for both new and existing construction.

We are committed to supplying quality services to all citizens through innovation, continuous improvement and providing the highest level of customer service.  We believe in equitable treatment for all individuals, regardless of circumstances and strive to enforce all building codes in a fair and considerate manner.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRE A MINIMUM TURN-AROUND OF FIVE 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.

Applying for permits online is the most effective and efficient way to submit permits.  Please know by using a Citizen Self Service (CSS) account on your mobile device, tablet, or laptop you can apply for permits online as well as access your permits, pay invoices, and view/request inspections.  If you do not have a CSS account with Gallatin Building Codes, please register at the link below. 

Get connected with our Citizen's Self-Service Portal:

If you are having trouble with the Online Portal, please give us a call at (615)451-5968 or you can E-mail us at :

  permits@gallatintn.gov