DeKalb County Building Departments

Search for DeKalb County AL building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Fort Payne Zoning Fort Payne AL 100 Alabama Avenue Northwest 35967 256-845-5180


Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Dekalb County Revenue Commission Fort Payne AL 206 Grand Avenue Southwest 35967 256-845-8515


Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Dekalb County Revenue Commissioner's Office Fort Payne AL 206 Grand Avenue Southwest 35967 256-845-8515

Fort Payne Treasurer Fort Payne AL 100 Alabama Avenue Northwest 35967 256-845-1524