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Permits and Forms

Building Permit Information

When is a building permit required?

The Town of Carthage utilizes the 2018 International Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Fire Codes.  

Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, re-roof or change the occupancy of a building or structure, 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 this code, or cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

How do I apply for a building permit?

To apply for a building permit, download the Town of Carthage Building Permit Application below. Then, email the completed form to cityrecorder@townofcarthagetn.gov A floor plan should be provided showing square footage and all fixtures. For more information, see the Building Permit Checklist below.

Building Inspector

Lewis Bryant 

931-644-3935

PERMIT APPLICATION

The Town of Carthage utilizes the 2018 International Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Fire Codes. 

Email completed application to cityrecorder@townofcarthagetn.gov

Town of Carthage Building Permit Application (docx format)
Town of Carthage Sign Permit Application (pdf format)
Additional Information
Building Permit Checklist (pdf)
Residential Inspection (pdf)
Commercial Building Plan (pdf)
Flood Awareness

National Flood Insurance Program

https://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program

Flood Awareness Poster (pdf)
Repetitive Loss Letter (pdf)
CRS Mailer (pdf)
Flood Pamphlet (pdf)
CRS Dumping Violations (pdf)
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