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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.
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. These new requirements should take effect sometime after January 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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Permits For Years 2010-13
City of Maryville Codes Dept
City of Townsend
Blount County Emergency Organizations
Blount County Chamber of Commerce
Blount County Library
McGhee Tyson Airport
Tennessee Building Officials Association
Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy
Tennessee Fire Safety Inspectors Association
Tennessee Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector’s Association
Tennessee Contractors Board
International Code Council
International Masonry Institute
National Fire Protection Association
American Institute of Architects