Show All Answers. Toplease contact the Emergency Management Agency at The applicant will be required to complete a Shelby County ABC application form and must pay all applicable fees.
The Department of Development Services will forward this application to other agencies for review. The application will be introduced at a regularly scheduled County Commission meeting to be determined once all requested information from other reviewing agencies has been received and evaluated; no action will be taken at this time.
The approval of the application will then be considered at a subsequent meeting. The applicant must attend the second meeting, as the Commission will hear the request and make a decision. For additional information contact the Department of Development Services at What is a setback verification survey?
A setback verification survey is an official survey showing the location of any structures on the property within a zoned area of Shelby County. The purpose of this survey is to confirm the new structure meets the required setbacks of the zoning district. A tiny home with an axle is allowed on a legal lot of any size in unincorporated, unzoned Shelby County in accordance with the Shelby County Regulations for Manufactured Home Communities. A tiny home constructed on a permanent foundation must be compliant with the adopted building code.
A legal lot is any lot or parcel of land that complied with all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations when created. For verification of a legal lot of record, please contact a staff member in the Planning Services division of Development Services at option 2. Zoning can be viewed online through the Shelby County GIS or may be verified with a staff member in the Planning Services division of Development Services at option 2.
A plot plan is a hand drawn document showing the proposed location of all structures on the property in relation to the property lines and each other. A setback verification survey is prepared by an Alabama Registered Land Surveyor and shows the exact location of all structures on the property in relation to the property lines and each other in order to verify the placement meets the required minimum setbacks.
All properties located in a zoned area or inside any city limit will require a setback verification survey. To determine if your project will require a setback verification survey please contact a staff member in the Planning Services division of Development Services atoption 2. Different options are available for subdividing property, depending on your road access.
Please contact a staff member in the Planning Services division of Development Services atoption 2 for additional information. If your proposed subdivision will create lots that are less than 20 acres in size, the split subdivision must adhere to the Shelby County Subdivision Regulations.
Shelby County administers the zoning and subdivision regulations for the cities of Montevallo, Vincent and Wilsonville.
Subdivision applications, zoning review, site plan applications, rezoning applications, conditional use applications and variance applications for these three cities are administered though the Department of Development Services. Payment can be made in person, by mail, or by telephone. You may leave your documents in our "drop off" box in the lobby or with a clerk in the office; mail your documents to Development Services, County Services Drive, Pelham, AL ; or your documents to ds shelbyal.
A few instances require someone to escort our inspector during inspections; Shelby County will notify you whenever you are required to be onsite for an inspection. Yes, your project will require some type of plans, depending on the complexity of work being performed. New construction, renovations, additions, alterations and other minor projects require plans showing footing detail; elevation views-front, both sides, and rear; beam and joist sizes and location; foundation plans, pier locations and dimensions; rafter and header sizes and spans.
Others will require a detailed scope of work. When Shelby County receives an application for improvements, it is entered into our software system, date stamped and scheduled for plan review by our planning and zoning staff; structural examiner; electrical examiner; and plumbing, gas, and mechanical examiner.
All applications are addressed in the order received. If your application packet did not contain all required information, each additional submittal is addressed in the same manner as a new submittal: date stamped and scheduled for review. Keep in mind, at the time of your submittal, there are already existing applications in the queue waiting for examination ahead of your submittal.
No; however, a house wrap inspection will be required for new construction, additions or replacement of exterior coverings; call to schedule your house wrap or energy inspection.
No; Shelby County issues one permit per project which will include the structural, electrical, gas, mechanical, and plumbing installation or any combination applicable to your specific project. Unfortunately, the answer is no. We strive to be good stewards of county resources while also being considerate of our customers. We ask that you make sure your project is ready for inspection before calling to schedule an inspector site visit. Probate of a Will is the administration of an estate to insure that all of the property is disposed of properly.
It is the Probate Judge's responsibility to make sure that all of the laws in Alabama regarding the distribution of estates are followed. Loading Close. Do Not Show Again Close. In. Home FAQs. Show All Answers 1.
It's like paying for car insurance. You might never need either — you'd hope not to. But if the occasion arises, having the CERT training just like having car insurance means you're as ready as you can be to help yourself, your family, and your neighborhood.
CERT members receive 17 and a half hours one day a week for seven weeks of initial training. The seven-week course is followed by full-day biannual refresher drills and an opportunity to assist the first responders in Shelby County at local incidents.
Can I place a tiny home on my lot? What is a legal lot? What is my property zoned? What is the difference between a plot plan and a setback verification survey? Will I need a setback verification survey with my building permit?
Can I split subdivide my property? What if I am building in a city? How do I schedule a perc test for my lot?
How do I pay for my permit? How do I submit for a building permit? Do I have to be onsite for my inspection? Do I need plans for my building permit application? Why does it take so long to review my application for improvements?
Is a sheathing inspection required? Can my inspector look at my job in the morning and return in the afternoon once I have made the required changes?
What is the EOC? The Emergency Operations Center EOC provides a secure location for local government elected officials and department he to determine situational status, coordinate actions, and make critical decisions during large-scale emergencies and disaster situations. Emergency Management staff maintains the EOC during normal daily operational duty hours. However, during activations, personnel from various agencies, departments, organizations, and volunteers supplement the paid EOC staff. Visit the Staff Directory to find all department and staff contact information.
Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions? Use the FAQs module to easily find answers to the questions you ask the most. If someone dies without writing a Will, they have died intestate. Each state has specific laws governing the distribution of property when a person dies intestate, and most laws are generally the same.
The laws of Alabama are shown below, but you should remember that these laws may not apply if the deceased was not a resident of Alabama, or if the property is located in another state. In this list, "issue" means all of the people who have descended from the decedent.
This includes children both natural and adoptedgrandchildren both natural and adoptedgreat grandchildren, and so on. Adoption is the legal procedure through which a minor is recognized by law as being the son or daughter of the adopting adult s and as having all of the rights and duties of such relationship including the right of inheritance.
The adoptee takes the name deated by the petitioner.
Any person who is 19 or older. The Adoption Code specifically prohibits discrimination in granting adoptions on the basis of marital status or age.
A minor, defined as being a person under the age of nineteen. Preplacement investigation.
Guardian ad litem is appointed when either natural parent of the adoptee is a minor or in case of a contested hearing. Petition court for authority to pay fees or expenses.
Placement of child with petitioners. File petition for adoption 30 days after placement.
Serve notice or obtain waiver of notice on or from all parties entitled to notice of the adoption. Post placement investigation. ZIP: 35043 35124