What are the required inspections for NEW residential permits?
  1. Footing
  2. Foundation (checking waterproofing and foundation drainage, as well as crawlspace grade angled to positive drain)
  3. Sheathing
  4. Framing
  5. Plumbing Rough-In ( if in the Sumner County portion of Goodlettsville) (Metro will inspect the Davidson County portion of Goodlettsville)
  6. Mechanical Rough-In (if in the Sumner County portion of Goodlettsville) (Metro will inspect the Davidson County portion of Goodlettsville)
  7. Insulation inspection
  8. Gas Meter Release inspection           
  9. Final inspection (Building, Plumbing and Mechanical, Also Electrical inspector must have the final electrical complete before our final building inspection).  **Note**   Electrical inspections in the Sumner County portion of the city are permitted and inspected by the State Electrical Inspector.  Mr. Troy Kemp’s office is located at Hendersonville City Hall, phone number is 615 822-4440.                                                         Metro/ Davidson County (Nashville) for the Davidson County portion of Goodlettsville.  Their office is located at the Metro Office Building 800 2nd Ave. South Nashville, TN 37210.  Phone number is 615 862-6560 Metro/Davidson County Mechanical Division 615 851-6570   Metro/Davidson County Plumbing Division 615 851-6570

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1. Where is the Goodlettsville Building and Codes Department located?
2. How do I obtain a building permit?
3. Where can I find the permitting and permit bond application forms?
4. Is the plan review of building projects done in-house?
5. What building codes does the City of Goodlettsville follow?
6. If a contractor is applying for a permit, what is required to obtain the permit?
7. What are the fees for permits?
8. Are any approvals, other than your department, needed prior to building permit issuance?
9. How long is a permit valid once it is issued?
10. Is the check for permits payable to the City of Goodlettsville?
11. Do I need a permit for an above ground swimming pool/in-ground swimming pool?
12. Do I need a permit to put up a fence?
13. What are the requirements for adding a storage building/carport/garage/deck to my property?
14. What hours can I work (construction) on building projects in the City of Goodlettsville?
15. Do I need a permit to open a NEW business that will have no construction?
16. What are the required inspections for NEW residential permits?
17. What other type of permits are required other than NEW residential and commercial and are issued in the Building/Codes office?
18. How do I report a property maintenance issue?
19. Can I report a yard/grass that is too high?
20. How do I determine tree owner's right and responsibilities?
21. Can I have farm animals (chickens) in the City Limits of Goodlettsville?
22. Is parking on the grass a violation of city code?
23. Does the City of Goodlettsville have an animal control department?
24. What edition of the Fire Code is the City currently under?
25. How do I schedule an annual fire inspection for my business?