2021-Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Lead and Copper Repeat Notification July 2022

 
The boil water notice for all City of Jackson water customers HAS BEEN LIFTED.
   

FAQ Topic: Property & Housing

How do I apply for building permits?

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/.  

What is a re-zoning?

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.

What are the requirements for constructing a storage building?

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

What documents and/or drawings (plans) are required for submittal of a residential permit application?

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

I have questions about re-zoning. Who can I speak with?

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.

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