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Code Compliance

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The Code Compliance Department is responsible for enforcement of all construction codes and zoning regulations adopted by the City. 

Director/Building Official:

       Lessie Fisher

Phone: 901-476-7191 ext. 1046


We review all construction and development plans and issue all construction related permits. The Code Compliance Department serves as staff for the Covington & Municipal-Regional Planning Commission, Historic Zoning Commission, Board of Property Maintenance Appeals and Board of Zoning Appeals. 




Ordinance No 1742
Current Adopted Building Codes for the City of Covington

Sign Ordinance 1699
Current Adopted Sign Ordinance for the City of Covington


Frequently Requested Information

Zoning Maps and Regulations
Zoning Maps & Regulations

Application Fees and Policies

Applications, Fees & Policies


2024 Meeting Schedule



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The City of Covington Grievance Procedure Under the Americans with Disabilities Act