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How to Obtain a Permit

The City of Leeds administrators and enforces:

Applications - Residential:

  • Applications for all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, demolition, towers and signs may be submitted using the Development Services Portal button below.
  • Please fill out the application in in its entirety, failure to do so may result in delay of the processing of your application.
  • To assist you with the residential application process and to ensure that you submit all information necessary to have a complete application the attached brochure "How to Obtain a Permit" has been created and you are encouraged to read it in its entirety.

 

Applications - Commercial

  • The attached Commercial Checklist must be completed and returned with all commercial permit applications.
  • Applications for all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, gas, demolition, towers and signs may be submitted utilizing the Development Services Portal button below.
  • Please fill out the application in in its entirety, failure to do so may result in delay of the processing of your application.

Inspections:

    • All permitted work must be inspected by the City. Inspections may be requested logging into the Development Services Portal to schedule an inspection (You may use a computer, tablet or smart phone.).  Request submitted after 7:00 am will be scheduled for fulfillment on the next available inspection day. Inspections are responded to on a first come first served basis. As an alternative you may email your request with the same information as noted above to development@leedsalabama.gov.

 

  • Please be aware this may not be the next business day (weekends and holidays excluded). Please check the website for scheduled training and vacation periods which may also delay inspection request.