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Code Enforcement and Building Permits

The cost of a building permit with the City of Elba is as follows: 
$2.00 per $1,000.00 for the first $25,000.00, $1.00 per $1,000.00 after $25,000.00.  The City does not charge for more than three inspections fees at $7.50 each; however, you may request more.   
What requires a Building Permit?
  • All new construction.
  • Additions to existing structures
  • Accessory buildings over 120 square feet (sheds, garages, swimming pools, etc.).
  • Major interior alterations (excluding painting, floor covering, cabinet replacement).
  • All electrical, plumbing, and heating/air conditioning additions or replacements.
  • Demolition of structures.
  • Mobile home placement.
Who can obtain a Building Permit?
  • Licensed contractors.
  • Homeowners/occupants.
For more information, please contact the City of Elba's Code Enforcment Officer: 
William J. Worthington
(334) 897-2333
(334) 282-2166