Houston County Permits (Alabama)

Search for Houston 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 Houston County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Houston County permits. Clerks in Houston 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 Houston County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Houston County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Columbia Town Clerk Columbia AL 203 South Washington Street 36319 334-696-4417

Dothan City Clerk Dothan AL 126 North Saint Andrews Street 36303 334-615-3160

Gordon City Clerk Gordon AL 692 Tifton Road 36343 334-522-3113

Houston County Chief Probate Clerk Dothan AL 462 North Oates Street 36303 334-677-4707


A Houston 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 Houston 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 Houston County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Columbia City Hall Columbia AL 203 South Washington Street 36319 334-696-4417

Cowarts City Hall Cowarts AL 800 Jester Street 36321 334-792-8920

Gordon City Town Hall Gordon AL 692 Tifton Road 36343 334-522-3113

Rehobeth Town Hall Rehobeth AL 5449 County Road 203 36301 334-671-5829

Taylor Town Hall Taylor AL 1469 County Road 59 36301 334-677-5079

Webb Town Hall Webb AL 315 Webb To Kinsey Road 36376 334-792-0386


A Houston 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 Houston 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. Houston County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Houston 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.

Dothan Permits Dothan AL 126 North Saint Andrews Street 36303 334-615-4450

Dothan Planning and Zoning Department Dothan AL 126 North Saint Andrews Street 36303 334-615-4410