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Electronic Plan Submittal

Submit site plans, building plans or subdivisions here

Submit site plans, building plans or subdivisions.

Building & Sign Permits

Apply for a Building Permit online here

Apply for a Building or Sign Permit online.

Code Enforcement

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Report a possible code violation online.

Permit and Plan Review Fees

Fees for building permits:

Total Valuation* Fee
$2,000 and less $30.00 base fee
$2,001 - $50,000 $30.00 for the first $2,000
plus $5.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.
$50,001 - $100,000

$270.00 for the first $50,000
plus $4.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.

$100,001 - $500,000   $470.00 for the first $100,000
plus $3.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.
$500,001 and up

$1,670 for the first $500,000
plus $2.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.


Please use this handy Building Permit Calculator to calculate Building Permit amounts


 Please enter Valuation Amount in the field below:

Calculates Building Permit Fee Amounts based on Valuation amount

 * If the values provided to this department for any project, are determined to be unusually low by current standards, the Building Official reserves the right to determine the cost of the project and apply the appropriate permit fees. (Fees for single family dwellings will be calculated based on a minimum of $100.00 per sq ft and garages & unfinished basements are based on $35.00 per sq ft).

Plumbing Permit Fees

Permit Issuance

For Issuing each permit: $10
 For each plumbing fixture or trap or set of fixtures on one trap (including water, drainage piping and backflow protection thereof):  $5
 For each building sewer and each trailer sewer:  $5
 For each water heater and/or vent:  $5
 For installation, alteration or repair of water piping and/or water treating equipment, each:  $5
 For repair or alteration of drainage or vent piping, each fixture:  $5
 For each backflow device other than atmospheric vacuum breakers:  $5


Mechanical Permit Fees

Fee for inspecting heating, ventilating ductwork, air-conditioning, exhaust, venting, combustion air, pressure vessel, solar, fuel oil and refrigeration systems and appliance installations shall be $20 for the first $1,000, or fraction thereof, of valuation of the installation plus $5 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof

Plan Review Fees

When plans must be reviewed by one or more City personnel for any project, a plan review fee will be due, equal to one-half of the permit fee, or $50 whichever is greater.  The fee must be paid with the application for permit.

Fees for other permits:

$100.00 Structure Moving Permit
$100.00 Demolition Permit
$25.00 Temporary Structures (less than 4,999 sq ft)
$50.00 Temporary Structures (5,000 sq ft- 9,999 sq ft)
$100.00 Temporary Structures (more than 10,000 sq ft)

Fees for sign permits:

 $25.00 per permit
+ $0.25 per sq ft of sign
 New sign
 $25.00  Temporary sign permits for 30 days
 $25.00  Reface an existing sign

Planning Deadline

Items to be considered for action by the Sevierville Planning Commission must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. 28 days prior to the meeting. 

Contact Us

Department of Code Enforcement

Charles Valentine, Building Official / Flood Plain Manager
Justin Smith, Chief Building Inspector
Dan Somerfield, Building Inspector
Henry Sutton, Building Inspector
Eric Denton, Code Enforcement Officer

120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: 865.453.5504


Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm