Building and Inspection

Russell County Building Inspection Office 

311 Prentiss Drive Phenix City, AL 36867 

Phone: 334-297-7964 Fax: 334-297-7594 

Primary Functions of Russell County Building Inspection Department:

Review all residential and commercial plans of new construction and/ or alterations to an existing structure for code compliance. Business license enforcement for general contractors. Issue permits for building, electrical, plumbing, gas fitting, HVAC / mechanical, swimming pools, demolition, signs, and home / mobile home moving Perform field inspections on permits to ensure code compliance, Issue Certificates of Occupancy.

Current Enforced Code:

2018 International Building Code 2018 International Residential Code 2017 National Electrical Code 2018 International Plumbing Code 2018 International Mechanical Code 2018 International Fuel Gas Code 2018 International Fire Code 2015 International Energy Conservation Code