Residential Building Permits:
Permit Requirements for MODULAR HOMES and BUILDINGS
  1. A. Building Permit is required.
    1. Submitted plans must be stamped by the Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission and be designed for the wind speed of the site per the ASCE 7-02 wind chart.
    2. Foundations with reinforced concrete footings, piers, or other components must be installed according to the manufacturer's plans. These elements must be inspected by Mobile County Inspection Services prior to the placement of concrete.
    3. A Final inspection by Mobile County Inspection Services is required after installations are completed.

  2. An Electrical Permit is required for the Service Entrance.
    1. To obtain service from Alabama Power you must have:
      1. An approved foundation inspection
      2. An approved Service Entrance
      3. Applied to Alabama Power for service
      4. A certification decal in the electrical panel (bright orange)
      5. A dated Installer's decal in the electrical panel

  3. Mechanical Permit for the HVAC installation.

  4. A copy of a recorded deed.

  5. Approval of a sewage disposal system by the Mobile County Board of Health or a sewer lateral number.

  6. An Elevation Certificate if installation is in a Flood Zone.

Alabama Manufactured Housing Commission
350 South Decatur Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: (334) 242-4036
Fax: (334) 240-3178
www.amhc.alabama.gov

 

Inspection Office

MOBILE COUNTY
INSPECTION OFFICE

1110 Schillinger Road N, Ste 100
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 574-3507

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Do I need a Residential Permit? | Where do I get a Residential Permit? | Street address and Flood Zone verification | Requirements for Residential Building Permits | Requirements for building in a Flood Zone | After obtaining your building permit you may need: | Inspection Sequence | Notes on Inspections | Pool and Spa Inspections | Other Inspections | Manufactured Homes and Modular Buildings | Permit requirements for manufactured homes | Permit requirements for Modular Homes and Buildings | Enforcement of Building Codes | One last thing on permitting | Additional items that may arise during your building experience | Sewage Disposal Systems - sewer hook-up and Septic Tank Systems | Local Flooding | Environmental Concerns | Document Downloads | Permit Home Page

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