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Building & Codes Department
Responsibilities
The City of Collegedale Building and Codes Department is responsible for reviewing plans, issuing permits and the administration and enforcement of building, electrical, mechanical, gas, plumbing, energy conservation, and fire codes. The purpose of these codes is to ensure that the construction meets the minimum standard to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare.

In addition, our Building and Codes Department enforces The International Property Maintenance and Collegedale Municipal codes and zoning which address public health and safety, including regulations related to:
  • Health and sanitation nuisances
  • High grass and weeds
  • Overgrown and dirty lots
  • Home occupations
  • Sign regulations
  • Unsafe structures
  • Stagnant water
  • Inoperative motor vehicles


                Building Department Hours of Availability
                                                for
    Permit Applications and Non-Scheduled Appointments:


Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 10:00am
3:00pm -   5:00pm


Friday                      8:00am - 9:00am

***PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS A REQUIREMENT THAT A PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED BEFORE COMMENCEMENT OF ANY WORK, FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN DOUBLE FEE.***

City of Collegedale | 4910 Swinyar Drive, Collegedale, TN 37315-1880 | Ph: (423) 396-3135 | Fx: (423) 396-3138 | Community Contacts