Building Inspections

Building Inspections
Telephone: (865) 436-7792
Fax: (865) 430-1359

The Building Inspection Department is located at 1230 East Parkway, Suite 5, on the second floor of City Hall.   Plan review and permit processing functions are conducted within the department. Permits need to be applied for in person during regular business hours.   See submittal requirements for details.


The field inspectors are responsible for the inspection of signage, excavation, building, plumbing, and mechanical installations. Inspection requests are taken in person at the building department office, or by phone during regular business hours.   Twenty-four hour advance notice is preferred.