How can I request an inspection with the City of Pelham?

To set up an inspection call 205.620.6411. To talk with the inspector, call 205.620.6409 or 205.620.6451 until 4:00 pm. When requesting an inspection provide the permit number and address. All inspections must be set up 24 hours in advance. Please leave a contact number. The inspector will call if there are any questions concerning the inspection. A subcontractor/suppliers list is to be submitted to the Building Department as soon as possible after purchasing permits. A framing inspection will not be scheduled until this form has been returned and all subs/suppliers have been reviewed for a license with the City of Pelham. 

Effective April 1, 2021, there will be a $50.00 first re-inspection fee for all inspections that are set up but not ready at said time and have to be rescheduled. Costs increase to $75.00 for a second re-inspection and $100.00 for a third re-inspection. This also applies to inspections that do not pass and have to be rescheduled. Your City of Pelham Building Permit Card has to be located on your job site in a waterproof enclosure and visible from the front of the structure being built. Failure to display your building permit card as outlined will result in no inspection and a $50.00 re-inspection fee. This permit card will reflect the status of your job; if the inspector signs and dates the approval of the inspection, continue with work or call 205.620.6411 and ask about the status of the inspection. If the inspection is turned down, the contractor will be charged a re-inspection fee, and the inspector will call the contractor to advise what needs to be fixed. All contractors are given ten (10) business days to pay for re-inspection fees. All re-inspection fees must be paid before a final inspection can be scheduled.

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1. How much will my permit cost?
2. I received a stop work order - now what?
3. My business is moving into a new building, what do I need to do? How do I get my water turned on?
4. How do I get a garage sale permit? How much are they? How far in advance can I apply for one?
5. Is there a permit required for signage?
6. Does the City of Pelham have a landscaping ordinance?
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8. Is a contractor required to be certified by the contractor's board to do commercial construction?
9. What is the time frame when submitting plans to obtaining building permit?
10. How many sets of plans are required for construction?
11. What are the City of Pelham codes dealing with buildings, construction, and related activities?