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Commercial Applications

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

Building Permit Application (Legal Size)

A building permit is required to construct, enlarge, or alter a commercial building.  When constructing a new commercial building a minimum of two complete sets of drawings are required, along with two additional site plans including landscaping, plus an additional set of electrical drawings.

Submit to:

City of Florence Building Department
Municipal Building, Room 216
110 West College Street
Florence, Alabama 35630
Phone:  256 760-6325


Sign Permit Application (Legal Size)

A sign permit is required to erect, alter, or relocate a sign.  A drawing of proposed signage must be submitted showing the dimensions and location of the sign on the premises, and other pertinent information as the building official may require to ensure compliance with the City of Florence ordinances.  Cost of the permit is based on the sign and installation costs, combined.

Submit to:

City of Florence Building Department
Municipal Building, Room 216
110 West College Street
Florence, Alabama 35630
Phone:  256 760-6325


Home Occupation Permit Application (Apply at Building Department)

A home occupation permit is required for a home business.  If the business is being operated from a leased home, a letter from the landlord is required that gives permission for the home business.

Apply at:

City of Florence Building Department
Municipal Building, Room 216
110 West College Street
Florence, Alabama 35630
Phone:  256 760-6325


Demolition Permit Application (Legal Size)

A demolition permit is required to demolish a building. 

Submit to:

City of Florence Building Department
Municipal Building, Room 216
110 West College Street
Florence, Alabama 35630
Phone:  256 760-6325