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Construction Code Enforcement
 
Safety Standards
The Department of Construction Code Enforcement is responsible for ensuring that building construction conforms to local zoning regulations and to the safety standards set forth below. The following safety standards have been adopted for use in the City of Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County, and also in the cities of Arlington, Germantown, and Lakeland:

 Ordinance Number
City/County

 Edition

Code

 5487/424

 2009

 International Building Code Local Ammendments

 5479/424

 2012

 International Existing Building Code Local Ammendments

 5480/425

 2012

 International Residential Code Local Ammendments

 5484/419

 2008

 National Electrical Code Local Ammendments

 5485/421

 2009

 International Mechanical Code Local Ammendments

 5481/420

 2009

 International Gas Code Local Ammendments

 5482/422

 2009

 International Plumbing Code Local Ammendments

 5483/428

 2009

 International Energy Conservation Code Local Ammendments

*Reference Codes: American National Standard ICC A 117.1 2009 in conjuction with Chapter 11 of 2009 IBC and ANSI/ASME Elevator Code- A17.1 2010 Edition
Contact
Allen Medlock
Administrator
Email

6465 Mullins Station Rd.
Memphis, TN 38134

Ph: (901) 222-8300

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cashiers & License Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Responsibilities & Services 
The department reviews plans, issues permits, and conducts inspections of all new buildings, additions, alterations, and associated components, including plumbing, electrical, and mechanical and gas systems. It is also responsible for regulating signs, billboards, and zoning compliance in Memphis and unincorporated Shelby County. For further information access any of our department resources below:

Permit Research
The Department of Construction Code Enforcement has two new web features available. Customers can now retrieve permit data and view Daily Permit Reports via this website.

Vasco A. Smith, Jr. County Administration Building • (901) 222-2300
160 North Main Street Memphis TN 38103
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