Building Services

Building Department issues all permits and inspections on all commercial and residential construction within the city limits. We provide all zoning information. The Planning Board Agenda can be viewed or a request to get on the agenda can be made through our office. The office  is located in Oxford City Hall at 145 Hamric Drive East.  Our mailing address is P.O. Box 3383 Oxford, Alabama 36203.  Building permits may be purchased in person or over the phone with a debit or credit card.

Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Our purpose is not only to safeguard life, health, and property, and to promote the public welfare, but also through dialogue and enforcement to make Oxford a better place to reside and to locate your business.


 Attention:  Please note that as of January 3, 2017 the Building Department will be located at 42 Public Works Drive.