Carter County Building Permits (Tennessee)

Building Departments in Carter County, TN create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Carter County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Carter County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Carter County building permit. Carter County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Carter County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Elizabethton Planning and Zoning Department Elizabethton TN 136 South Sycamore Street 37643 423-542-1508


Code Enforcement Offices in Carter County, TN are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Carter County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Carter County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Carter County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Carter County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Elizabethton Code Enforcement Elizabethton TN 136 South Sycamore Street 37643 423-547-7407