Blount County Government
Maryville, TN 37804

Blount County Department of Building Safety
1221 McArthur Road
   Maryville, TN 37804
     
       Phone: (865) 681-9301   /   Fax: (865) 681-9502          

                    Marty Yates . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Building Official


The Department of Building Safety enforces the commercial and residential regulations of the 2006 edition of the International Code Council through the plan review and inspection processes.  This department accepts applications for all construction permits and Board of Construction Appeals, collects fees, issues permits, schedules inspections, maintains permit record files and issues occupancy certificates.

Building Codes play an integral role in maintaining the quality of construction in Blount County, assisting builders and the general public with the building codes and other regulations to the mutual benefit of both. It is our mission to protect and serve the citizens of Blount County through the fair and ethical enforcement of adopted construction codes, zoning regulations, and construction safety standards. This is accomplished by an efficient administration, qualified professional staff, ongoing citizen and customer education efforts, and active enforcement on new and existing construction to include housing and property maintenance standards.


Construction Codes Currently Adopted by Resolution No. 07-02-010:  2006 Edition,  International Code Council -  Building Code, Residential Code, Fire Code, Fuel Gas Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code, Energy Conservation Code, Existing Building Code, N.F.P.A.  2005 National Electric Code. 1999 North Carolina Handicap Code. 

Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS™) Blount County ISO rating for Residential: 4   Commercial: 4


IMPORTANT CODE INFORMATION

      In order to stay in compliance with the requirements of the State of Tennessee, with respect to building code adoption, the Blount County Department of Building Safety is currently reviewing the 2012 International Codes and is preparing to adopt and enforce the provisions adopted by the county.  Presently, the codes are located at the Blount County Clerks Office for a 90 day public viewing. These new requirements should take effect sometime after April 1, 2014, depending on the adoption process.  The Blount County Department of Building Safety will make every effort to provide information on any changes beyond the requirements of the 2006 International Codes, which are presently adopted.


 

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General Information Building Safety Forms Departmental  Personnel

Permitting Process Reference Manual

Permit Flow Chart

Inspection Check List

Fee Schedule

Occupancy Classifications

Types of Construction

Construction Planning Design Criteria

Building, Zoning, Grading Permit Application actual size of this document is 8.5" x 14"

Permit Process Checklist

Affidavit of Exemption

County Complaint Form

Time Extension Application for Issued Building Permits

State Contractors Complaint Form

Building Official   - Marty Yates

Codes Inspector - Marshall Benson

Codes Inspector - Jeff Chapman

 

 

Construction Handouts Board of Construction Appeals Activities and Reports
Bath Exhaust Fans               Exterior Walls 

Garage Codes                      Handicap Accessible  

Crawl Spaces                       H&A Duct Insulation

Brick Details                         Energy Code Certificates

Emergency Windows            Fireplaces & Chimneys 

Footing Details                     Gas Meter Location   

Building Heights                   Pool Requirements 

Smoke Detector Locations   Stair Requirements

Radon Requirements      Modular Home Requirements

Mobile Home Requirements   Unvented Crawlspace

Deck Construction Requirements

Vertical Steel Requirements (Based on Backfill) 

Energy Code Inspection Requirements

Appeals Application

 

 

 

Permits For Years 2011-14

January 11 February 11 March 11
April 11 May 11 June 11
July 11 August 11 September 11
October 11 November 11 December 11
January 12 February 12 March 12
April 12 May 12 June 12
July 12 August 12 September 12
October 12 November 12 December 12
January 13 February 13 March 13
April 13 May 13 June 13
July 13 August 13 September 13
October 13 November 13 December 13  
January 14 February 14 March 14
     
     
     
     
     
     
     


LOCAL                                                  
City of Maryville Codes Dept
City of Townsend
Blount County Emergency Organizations
Blount County Chamber of Commerce
Blount County Library
McGhee Tyson Airport
STATE LINKS
Tennessee Building Officials Association

Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy
Tennessee Fire Safety Inspectors Association
Tennessee Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector’s Association
Tennessee Contractors Board
PROFESSIONAL LINKS
International Code Council
Underwriters Laboratory
International Masonry Institute
National Fire Protection Association
American Institute of Architects                 American Wood Council