Q. What is the zoning of my property?
A.Please call 205-339-7000 and ask to speak to a member of the Planning staff. We are working on having a zoning map available on our website.
Q. When is the deadline to submit applications for the Planning Commission or Board of Adjustment?
A. Follow this link for a list of dates and deadlines.
Q. Do I need a permit to install a fence on my property?
A. Yes, a fence permit application may be found on the Forms page.
Q. Do I need a permit for a storage shed, portable building, carport, or other accessory structure on my property?
A. Yes, an accessory structure permit application may be found on the Forms page under the Planning & Zoning section.
Q. Is my home or building in a municipal historic district?
A. Please call 205-339-7000 and ask to speak to a member of the Planning staff.
Q. Does my home or building need flood insurance?
A. Please call 205-339-7000 and ask to speak to a member of the Engineering staff.
Q. I’d like to do some interior renovations at my house, do I need a permit?
A. Please call 205-333-3027 and ask to speak to a building inspector.
Q. Who do I call about someone having tall grass or weeds on their property?
A. Contact the Code Enforcement Officer at 205-339-7000.
Q. Where can I find the Northport Zoning Ordinance online?
A. The zoning ordinance is available as a PDF on the Planning & Inspections Department page on the City of Northport website.
Q. Who do I contact about a barking or free-roaming dog?
A. The Animal Control Officer at the Northport Police Department, 205-339-6600.