Shelbyville's adoption of the International Codes reflects the City's progressive nature. By implementing the more standardized International Codes, a rarity in smaller cities, Shelbyville reflects its up to date approach to code enforcement. For more on Shelbyville's Municipal Code, follow the link on the left.
The purpose of
the Shelbyville Building & Codes Department is to establish
the minimum requirements
The City of Shelbyville requires building permits for certain
projects. The best way to find out if you need a permit is to call
our office at (931)684-9001 and discuss your project with one of our
Who needs a permit?
Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, add any pool, deck, arbor, or storage building or to erect, install enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the 2009 International Code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.
To speed up the permit approval process you may print out the following application forms, fill in the blanks and bring it into our office. Many permits can be approved and issued the same day. Other permits may require a site inspection and may take longer to review and approve. We will strive to approve your permit as quickly as possible. Please plan ahead for your permit, some permits require a few days of review prior to issuing a permit. You will find permit applications to the right side of this page.
2009 International Residential Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Plumbing Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
2009 International Existing Building Code
2008 National Electrical Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2006 International Fire Code
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2006 Edition