Building and Zoning

Building Department

201 E. Louisville Ave.
Atmore, AL 36502

Chris Black
Phone: 251-368-2253 Ext. 1158

Phone: 251-368-2253
Fax: 251-368-1841

Greg Vaughn
Phone: 251-368-2253 Ext. 1157

General Information

The City of Atmore Building Department is responsible for all construction related activities conducted within the city limits including permitting, plan review, and inspections. The Building Department is also responsible for enforcement of nuisance ordinances relating to overgrown properties, substandard and abandoned structures, litter, and inoperable vehicles. In addition to these duties the Building Department also oversees zoning, planning, and floodplain management.


Residential & Commercial Permit Application

Manufactured Home Permit Application

Sign Permit Application


Building Code Information

The following building codes were adopted by Ordinance 07-2015 on October 13, 2015.

2012 International Building Code

2012 International Residential Code

2012 International Plumbing Code

2012 International Mechanical Code

2012 International Fire Code

2012 International Property Maintenance Code

2012 International Existing Building Code

2009 International Energy Conservation Code

2009 International Fuel Gas Code

2011 National Electrical Code

2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, ICC/ANSI A117.1


Links of Interest

Alabama Homebuilders Licensure Board

Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors

State of Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board

Alabama Electrical Contractors Board


Planning Commission

The City of Atmore Planning Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2:00 in the Council Chambers at Atmore City Hall.


Board of Zoning Adjustment

The City of Atmore Zoning Board of Adjustment meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00 in the conference room at Atmore City Hall.

Zoning Map North & South


Links of Interest

South Alabama Regional Planning Commission


Floodplain Management Links

ADECA Office of Water Resources

FEMA Flood Map Service Center

Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program, F-084 (2011)

Protecting Manufactured Homes from Floods and Other Hazards, FEMA P-85 (2009)

Protecting Building Utilities From Flood Damage, FEMA-P-348 (1999)

Flood Risk and Flood Insurance


Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA Transition Plan

Curb Ramp Request Form

ADA Grievance Form