🗎 Forms & Applications

One of the primary purposes of the Town of Smyrna Building Safety Department is to ensure the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the Town's nationally recognized building, plumbing, mechanical, gas, and electrical codes.  Our work includes performing plan examinations, issuing construction documents, and performing inspections.  We also issue Certificates of Occupancy, which signifies that the structure has been inspected for compliance with all adopted codes.  We are committed to safety, service, and integrity.

While the department's most frequent customers are building owners, developers, architects, engineers, and members of the construction industry, we serve the citizens of Smyrna as well.  Anyone who intends to demolish, alter, build an addition, or erect a new structure must first obtain the appropriate permit from this department.  This ensures that the structure--whether it be residential, commercial, or industrial--complies with all applicable codes and ordinances.

Information for permits:

  • Commercial, industrial, or multi-family projects:

The first step is to request a Plan Review.

  • Residential Projects:

For construction of a new house, duplex, or townhouse, an application may be submitted in our office in Paper format or Electronically via our online portal.

For a room addition, remodel, deck, porch, garage, carport, storage building, or any other accessory structure, the first step is to submit a site plan.  Details of what a site plan should include can be found here.  Site plans may be submitted to our office in person or by emailing to

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Forms and Applications:
  • Instructions: 
The completed applications/forms can be emailed to, hand-delivered to our office at the address below or faxed to 615-355-5781.

  • The applications must be accompanied by the following documentation:
1) Copy of State of Tennessee Contractor’s License,

2) Certificate of insurance (with Workers' Compensation)

3) Town of Smyrna Business Tax License OR Business Tax License Release Form stating that the business license is not required at this time. For more information on the TOS business tax license/release form, please contact Tammy Thaw directly @ 615-459-2553 ext. 2506 or

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APPLICATONS10 documents

  • Residential Site Plan Guide (addition, deck, covered porch, pool, shed, carport etc)
    document _recordid 914
  • Gas Permit Application
    document _recordid 913
  • Plumbing Permit Application
    document _recordid 912
  • Electrical Commercial / Industrial Permit Application
    document _recordid 911
  • Electrical Residential Permit Application
    document _recordid 910
  • Single Family / Townhome Residential Permit Application
    document _recordid 909
  • Plan Review Application
    document _recordid 908
  • Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Application
    document _recordid 14
  • Mobile Home Permit Application
    document _recordid 11
  • Commercial/Industrial Building Permit Application
    document _recordid 7

FORMS5 documents

  • Subcontractor Information Sheet
    document _recordid 21
  • Homeowner Building Permit Affidavit
    document _recordid 20
  • Special Inspection & Testing Agreement
    document _recordid 19
  • Gas Load Sheet
    document _recordid 18
  • Electrical Sign Data Sheet
    document _recordid 17