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.

2018 Codes take effect November 15, 2018

NEW IECC Blower Door and Duct Testing Information


PERMITTING HOURS: Permit applications, payments, and phone calls will be accepted between the hours of 8am and 2pm. 

Per Sumner County Ordinance, the Gallatin Building Department is now required to obtain proof of payment of Adequate Facility Tax prior to permitting. Please include receipt of payment with the permit application packet.

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
Gallatin adopted code changes that strengthen city requirements for enclosure of swimming pools and spas.
Hammer and Nails on Table
Weighing the risks and rewards of doing a job yourself should be done before you demo.