FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Where do I get a subdivision plat application, Zoning Change Application, Site Plan Approval or Variance Applications?
A: All Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment applications are available on-line or you may pick-up a copy at555 South Section Street, Fairhope, Alabama. Individuals are encouraged to consult with a Planning Staff Member before submitted an application.
Q: Where can I obtain a building permit?
A: The Building Division is located at 555 South Section Street. The phone number is 251-990-0153.
Q: When do I need to obtain a building permit?
A: Generally any work to be done that has a value of over 100.00 dollars.
Q: Do I need a permit to put up a sign or banner?
A: Yes. Please contact a Planning Staff Member at 251-928-8003.
Q: How do I schedule an inspection?
A: Please call 251-990-0153.
Q: Where can I read city ordinances or the Citys Comprehensive Plan?
A: All City Ordinances and the City of Fairhope Comprehensive Plan can be found on this web site.
Q: How can I learn about proposed zoning changes in my neighborhood?
A: The City of Fairhope posts the upcoming Planning Commission Meeting Agenda on this Web Site. Also you can request that your name be added to a neighborhood e-mail contact list in which you will receive the latest Planning Commission Agenda.
Q: What can I do if I see a possible code violation?
A: Call 251-928-8003 to report a possible violation.