Sevier County Building Inspections
P.O. Box 4127 Sevierville, TN 37864
227 Cedar Street, Sevierville, TN 37862
Office: 865-774-7120   Fax: 865-774-7121
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Chris Jenkins - Building Official is a Tennessee Certified Building Inspector (Commercial and Residential), Tennessee Certified Plumbing Inspector (Commercial and Residential),  Tennessee Certified Mechanical Inspector (Commercial and Residential), Tennessee Certified Fire Inspector and Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Level 1 certified.

The office provides building code enforcement for construction in Sevier County.

Brad Dalton –Building Inspector   
Margaret Ward – Administrative Asst.

Hours of Operation: 
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions):

1. Do I need a building permit? Click here for the Building Permit Application. Any new construction including accessory structures, remodels and additions require a building permit.

2. What is the first step to getting a building permit? There are permits and documents required before our office can issue the building permit (environmental health, zoning compliance, floor plan and contractor information). Links are below.

Residential Permit Fees
Residential Permit Requirements
Commercial Permit Fees
Commercial Permit Requirements
Commercial Plan Requirements
Single Family Dwelling Use Form

Current building code is followed:
2012 International Building Code
2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Fire Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Plumbing Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code

Code Amendments (link)

International Code Council:
National Fire Prevention Association:
Tennessee Commerce and Insurance – Fire Prevention Division:
Contractor lookup:

County Meetings & Events

Thu Nov 09 @ 3:00PM -
Canceled - Water Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 4:00PM -
Budget Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 5:00PM -
Intergovernmental Committee
Thu Nov 09 @ 6:00PM -
Emergency Services
Mon Nov 13 @ 5:00PM -
Steering Committee
Tue Nov 14 @ 5:30PM -
Planning Committee
Mon Nov 20 @ 5:00PM -
Transportation Committee
Mon Nov 20 @ 6:00PM -
County Commission Meeting

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