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Department of Codes and Building Safety

"The other public safety agency"

  • Nashville
  • Nashville
  • Nashville
  • Nashville
  • Nashville

FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Metro Adopts 2012 ICC Codes with Amendments

    The Metro Council has passed an ordinance to adopt the 2012 Editions of ICC Codes with amendments. Click on the Link below.

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  • Obtaining a Building Permit

    Before you begin a building project, you will need to obtain a Building Permit. For complete information about the Building Permit process, click on the "Read More" link below.

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  • Reporting a Codes Violation

    Want to report a Codes Violation. Just click on the link. Be sure to have the complete address (building number and street name).

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  • Development Website

    Our “one-stop shop” and information source for anyone interested in Metro Nashville/Davidson County’s development process and construction regulations. The link below will get you started.

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  • Amended Electrical Contractor Licensing Code

    An ordinance amending and restating Title 6, Chapter 6.20, Articles I and IV (the Electrical Contractor Licensing Code) was passed by Metro Council and became law on November 20, 2013.

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Department Locations

  • Codes Administration
    800 Second Avenue South
    Nashville, TN 37210
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  • Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 196300
    Nashville, TN 37219
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Frequently Asked Questions