Building & Codes

The Sumner County Building and Codes Department is committed to ensure that a high quality of construction is maintained for the safety and well-being of our citizens. The Building and Codes Department ensures compliance with all applicable building codes adopted by the County’s Governing Body. This is primarily accomplished through a plan review, permitting and inspections process. The Building and Codes Department is also charged with Floodplain Management, Property Maintenance violations as well as Environmental permitting for septic tank systems.

Marshall Wright

Debi Smith
Assistant to the Director

Terry Haynes
Deputy Building Official

Lisa Richardson
Administrative Assistant 

David Manning
Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector

Billy Geminden
Building Inspector

Todd Hubbard
Property Maintenance Inspector

Address & Contact

355 N. Belvedere Drive, Room 208
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-1467
Fax: (615) 442-1154

Codes Violation/Prop. Maintenance
355 N. Belvedere Drive, Room 210
Phone: (615) 442-1184
Fax: (615) 442-1154

New Permitting and Inspections Guidelines For Fuel Gas

Effective Date: 06/01/20

On June 1st 2020 the Sumner County Building & Codes will be performing plan review, issuing fuel gas permits and performing the necessary inspections in that portion of the county serviced by Gallatin Utilities. Previously these services was provided by Gallatin Utilities. The applicant will need to provide a floor plan with square footage, the total BTUs and a schematic of the proposed gas piping installation when applying for a building permit. The fuel gas permit fee has been established at 10 cents a square under roof.

Building & Codes

  |  Salary to be discussed with applicant
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Memorial Day Closings

Sumner County offices will be closed Monday, May 30th, for the Memorial Day Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday, May 31st.