The Building Department and License Department are located in City Hall at 600 N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, Alabama on the main floor.  Hours of operation are 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.  Our mailing address is P.O. Box 380, Sheffield, Alabama 35660.   Contact us at 256-386-5606 or by Fax 256-386-5604. 

Permit FAQ’s:

When is a permit required?
Any job over $500.00 requires a permit.

How much will a permit cost?
Each permit is calculated based on the cost of materials and labor required to complete the job. 

Should my contractor have a license with the City of Sheffield?
Yes, each contractor and subcontractor working in the City of Sheffield should have a license and proof of at least $300,000 general liability insurance.

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Building Officials

Adam Liles
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Sean Riddle
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Fire Marshal
Ean Wallander
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City Clerk
Lisa Elledge
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