The Northport Planning-Inspections Department is responsible for enforcing the Subdivision and Zoning Ordinances of the City of Northport. This includes checking all plats and building permits for subdivision and zoning compliance. The Planning-Inspections Department is responsible for carrying out comprehensive planning for the City of Northport and it's planning jurisdiction.
Planning-Inspections is also your guide for all construction, renovation and development needs. This department also protects the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Northport by enforcing building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical gas and fire standards. We review building plans for construction, issue all construction and renovation permits and inspect all construction and renovation work. A judicial body within the department hears appeals on violations of city codes or ordinances.
Northport's Planning-Inspections department also provides staff support to the Northport Planning and Zoning Commission, Northport Historic Preservation Commission, and the Northport Zoning Board of Adjustment.
To read the City of Northport's Code of Ordinances online, please visit our section on MuniCode.
2012 Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance