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- If you are moving into the City of Pelham you will need to apply for the license and complete all forms.
- The Building Department will inspect the location to make sure there have been no changes to the building and make sure the building is up to code and the proper zoning for the type of business that is being applied for. The Inspection Fee is $30.
- Once the inspection is completed and signed off on by the Building Official we will continue with the process of getting the license.
- Business Occupancy Inspection Request Form
- Cash- Check- Credit cards - the credit card company charges a fee of 3.5%
Please see Building Permit Fee Schedule. Also, if you are dealing with commercial properties, there is a State Craft Fee we add with the permit cost. The State Craft Fee is charged $1 for every $1,000. For more information about the State Craft Fee please contact the permit clerk. Building Permit Fee
Fill out the Business Occupancy Inspection Request Form and there is a $30 inspection fee assessed by the Building Department which is due prior to the inspection. Inspection times are 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The inspector does not call, they just show up. Once the inspector approves your inspection, you will be ready to get your business license, at this time you will be issued a verification of compliance (VOC) for the Water Department.
Yes, Ordinance No. 135-136. For a copy please contact us at 205-620-6411.
To set up an inspection call 205-620-6411. To talk with the inspector, call 620-6409 or 620-6451 until 4 p.m. When requesting an inspection provide the permit number and address. All inspections must be set up 24 hours in advance. Please leave a contact number. The inspector will call if there are any questions concerning the inspection. A subcontractor/suppliers list is to be submitted to the Building Department as soon as possible after purchasing permit. A framing inspection will not be scheduled until this form has been returned and all subs/suppliers have been reviewed for a license with the City of Pelham. There is a $50 re-inspection fee if an inspection is set up and is not ready or does not pass.
Two sets of complete drawings are required for residential construction. Two sets of complete, stamped and signed, drawings for commercial construction.
The health clinic is located on County Road 35 that runs parallel to I-65 and intersects with County Road 52. Traveling south on I-65, please take Pelham/Helena exit 242. The clinic is located on the opposite side of I-65 from the Colonial Pipeline Tanks.For your convenience you may link to the bureau's website.
The license bureau is located on County Road 35 that runs parallel to I-65 and intersects with County Road 52. Traveling south on I-65, please take exit 242 the Pelham/Helena exit. The license office is located on the opposite side of I-65 from the Colonial Pipeline Tanks. Shelby County License Bureau Website
Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce1301 County Services DrivePelham, AL 35124Phone: 205-663-4542
Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Website
The city contracts with Advanced Disposal to provide residential garbage service. Please call 205-620-6420 to begin or discontinue residential garbage service.
Pelham City Hall is temporarily located at: 401 Southgate Drive, Pelham, AL 35124Phone: 205-620-6400Fax: 205-663-0050
If you are bringing a group, we ask that you call us at 205-620-6500 to schedule a time so that we are prepared for your visit.
A food truck is a self contained vehicle, trailer or pushcart that serves prepared foods or prepares and serves food in various locations of the city.
Yes. All food trucks operating in the city must obtain an annual business license from the City of Pelham. Business licenses are issued for the period beginning January 1 and ending December 31 of each year. This license must be posted in a visible location at all times.
Anyone interested in playing Dixie Youth Baseball or Softball must live within specific boundaries. These boundaries are maintained by the city limits. Anyone interested in playing Youth Football or Cheerleading must live in an area that is zoned to attend Pelham High School. These boundaries are maintained by the Shelby County Board of Education. For more information you can contact the Parks & Recreation department at 205-620-6426.
For full information, see the Vehicle Release Information page.
A business license is required by any person or other entity prior to starting any service or business activity in the City of Pelham. A reminder from the Building Department and Fire Prevention Division to businesses opening a location in Pelham or moving from one location to another in Pelham: Inspections from both the Building Department and Fire Department must be made prior to occupancy and the issuance of a business license. When completing the license application, the business must also complete an inspection request form and pay the required $30 inspection fee. Once both inspections have been made and approval is given, the business license will be issued and the business can occupy the location. If you have questions about the process or code requirements please call City Hall at 205-620-6400 or the Fire Department at 205-620-6500.
The Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena is the polling place for municipal elections.
Alabama Senate - Cam Ward, 14th District: 334-242-7873 - Slade Blackwell, 15th District: 334-242-7851 - J. T. “Jabo” Waggoner, 16th District: 334-242-7892
6th Congressional District - Honorable Gary Palmer - 3535 Grandview Parkway, Suite 525 - Birmingham, AL 35243 - Phone: 205-968-1290 - 442 Cannon House Office Building - Washington, D.C. 20515 - Phone: 202-225-4921 - Fax: 202-225-2082
U. S. Senators Honorable Richard Shelby - 321 Federal Building - 1800 5th Avenue North - Birmingham, AL 35203 - 205-731-1384 - 110 Hart Senate Office Building - Washington, D.C. 20510-0103 - Phone:202-224-5744 - Fax: 202-224-3416
Honorable Jeff Sessions - 341 Federal Building - 1800 5th Avenue North - Birmingham, AL 35203 - Phone: 205-731-1500 - 493 Russell Senate Office Bldg. - Washington, D.C. 20510-0104 - Phone: 202-224-4124 - Fax: 202-224-3149