Dan Fry Building Inspector/Safety Director/ADA Coordinator
P.O. Box 226, 399 1st Avenue
Dayton, TN  37321
Phone:  (423)775-1817  •  Fax: (423) 775-8404
In office: Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
                 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. available as needed
  • Payments can be made by mail to above address
  • In person at the above address, if using credit/debit card fees will apply
  • Online, fees will apply


  • Applicable Codes                                                                                                                      2018 ICC Codes                                                                                                                                      Residential - International Residential Code                                                                                                 Residential uses 2009 Energy Tables                                                                                                           Blower door test & duct tightness test optional                                                                                     Commercial - 2018 ICC Code Family                   
                 Electrical - 2017 National Electric Code                   
                 Accessibility    - ICC A117.1-2009
  • Permit Applications
                   Click to obtain the  building, gas, sign, mechanical,  and plumbing permit applications. 

  • Inspections - Please call the Building Inspector at 423-664-0723
       Application to appeal the decision of the Building Official 

        Have a code question?  Click to email Inspector CODES ENFORCEMENT 


                  To apply for:
                         Variance from Zoning Ordinance, Use on Appeal, and Administrative Review

                  To apply for:
                         Zoning Change, Annexation, Change of Zoning Ordinance, or Subdivision of Property

  • Meeting Dates  -  Board of Zoning Appeals (5 PM) & Planning Commission (5:15 PM) meet the 3rd Monday of each month (unless holiday).  All applications &  agenda items MUST be submitted by close of business Thursday ; 11 days prior to the meeting date.


 Any man made changes to the floodplain or floodway must first have a floodplain development permit. Click here for Floodplain Development Permit Application.     

  Codes Corner Coming Soon!

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