Building Inspection

Responsibilities & Services


The City of Daphne Building Inspection Department is responsible for issuing building permits and performing inspections on all building components, such as:
  • Electrical
  • Life Safety
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Structural
  • Developing and enforcing environmental protection measures, such as stormwater and erosion control regulations

Current Adopted Codes


  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code Appendix G
  • 2012 City of Daphne Supplemental Code for Residential Structures in Addition to the International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2011 National Electrical Code

Notice Re: FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps are becoming effective in April 2019.  To find out if you are being impacted by these changes, please contact City of Daphne Building Inspection Department to speak with one of our Certified Floodplain Managers or view the updated maps here

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