Codes Inspections

Contact Information

The Planning and Codes Department performs several different types of inpsections. Permits that are required must be obtained prior to inspections being performed. Contact the Planning and Codes office for requesting inspections.

Building Inpections

  • Footing / foundation
  • Sheathing
  • Plumbing
  • Insulation
  • Slab
  • Gas / mechanical
  • Rough-in / framing
  • Grading / site improvements including landscape, parking, lighting, etc.
  • Final 

New Business in Existing Buildings

  • Change of use
  • Walk through
  • Final


Property Maintenance / Zoning

The following inspections are completed by the Planning and Codes Department. Complaints for property maintenance and zoning can be reported by using the city app or completing the Complaint Form and delivering it to our office or by fax to 615-616-1050.

  • High grass
  • Dirty lots
  • Lot and building maintenance
  • Illegal signs
  • Lot setbacks
  • Junk, abandoned, and discarded vehicles
  • Zoning violations

Electrical Inspections

Electrical inspections are completed by state-contracted electrical inspectors. The electrical inspection program is administered by the TN Department of Commerce and Insurance. Their office may be contacted at 615-741-1322. Electrical permits may be obtained at the Planning and Codes office.