The City of Jackson offers all permitting services through the online permitting system. This can be accessed at https://jacksonms.viewpointcloud.com/. For more information about the Code Services office and building permitting you can visit https://www.jacksonms.gov/building-permits/.
FAQ Topic: Property & Housing
To report an abandoned property, contact the 311 Action Line or Community Improvement at 601-960-1054.
Visit the Homebuyer Assistance page for more information.
To report housing code violations contact the 311 Action Line or Community Improvement at 601-960-1054.
A re-zoning is an official change in the way that properties can be used and developed i.e. – change from a residential zoning classification to a commercial zoning classification.
In general, all storage buildings (accessory buildings) require a building permit. If the accessory building has a permanent foundation, however, a permit is required regardless of size. A foundation is not required for an accessory building less than 400 square feet that is not heated for habitable space. If a permit is not required, the … Continued
The following items are required for residential new construction applications: City of Jackson Certificate of Liability Insurance Copy of State Contractor’s License Copy of Privilege License Signed Contract between Contractor and Owner Total Cost of Job and Total Price of all Subcontractors Completed Construction Permit Application Form for One & Two Family Dwelling & Related Construction … Continued
An architect or design professional can offer valuable assistance in creative design, preparation of construction drawings, and navigation of the permitting and construction process. However, residential work under three stories does not require an architect. If an architect is used, their drawings are required to be sealed and signed by an architect licensed in the … Continued
For questions concerning the building or rebuilding of structures, please visit the City of Jackson’s Office of the Site Plan Coordinator on the second floor of the Hood Building located at 200 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39205 or call 601.960.2253.
For questions concerning the zoning of property, please visit the City of Jackson’s Zoning Office on the second floor of the Hood Building located at 200 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39205 or call 601.960.2037.