Building Inspection Department
 

We are responsible for administering and enforcing all applicable building codes with regard to residential and commercial construction in the permitting jurisdiction of the unincorporated areas of Baldwin County, as well as providing assistance to our customers so that they may understand and meet the code requirements for their project.  In order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens in the permitting jurisdiction of the unincorporated areas of Baldwin County, all construction must meet a series of requirements set forth by specific building codes. This includes new construction, additions to existing structures and remodeling. Both residential and commercial construction must meet these codes, and it is our job to enforce them.


The current codes adopted by Baldwin County Commission as of May 21, 2019 and will be enforced beginning May 21, 2019 are as follows:

International Building Code, 2018
International Gas Code, 2018
International Mechanical Code, 2018
International Plumbing Code, 2018
International Residential Code, 2018
International Energy Conservation Code, 2018
Baldwin County Supplemental Code for Residential Structures in addition to the IRC 2018 Codes

National Electric Code, 2017 For Commercial Buildings and Residential Building
containing more than two (2) dwelling units.


 
Contact Us


Physical & Mailing Addresses

Foley
Satellite Courthouse
(map)
201 East Section Avenue
Foley, AL 36535

251.943.5061, Ext. 2810
251.972.6837
Fax: 251.972.6820

Fairhope
Satellite Courthouse
(map)
1100 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

251.928.3002, Ext. 2610
251.990.4641
Fax: 251.990.4642