Etowah County Permits (Alabama)

Search for Etowah County, AL county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Etowah County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Etowah County permits. Clerks in Etowah County, Alabama may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Etowah County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Etowah County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Attalla City Clerk Attalla AL 612 4th Street Northwest 35954 256-538-9986

Etowah County Clerk Gadsden AL 801 Forrest Avenue 35901 256-549-2181

Rainbow City Clerk Gadsden AL 3700 Rainbow Drive 35906 256-413-1217


A Etowah County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Etowah County, Alabama may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Etowah County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Altoona City Hall Altoona AL 2844 Main Street 35952 205-589-2311

Attalla City Hall Attalla AL 620 1st Street Northeast 35954 256-538-7522

Gadsden City Hall Gadsden AL 90 Broad Street 35901 256-549-4500

Hokes Bluff City Hall Hokes Bluff AL 3301 Alford Bend Road 35903 256-492-2414

Sardis City Town Hall Boaz AL 1335 Sardis Drive 35956 256-593-6406

Susan Moore Town Hall Altoona AL 39989 State Highway 75 35952 205-466-7400

Walnut Grove Town Hall Altoona AL 4012 Gadsden Blountsville Road 35952 205-589-4555


A Etowah County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Etowah County, Alabama issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Etowah County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Etowah County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Gadsden Planning and Zoning Department Gadsden AL 90 Broad Street 35901 256-549-4520

Rainbow City Building Department Rainbow AL 3700 Rainbow Dr 35906 256-413-1230