Section 34-8-9

Issuance of building permits.

Any person, firm, or corporation, upon making application to the building inspector or such other authority of any incorporated city, town, village, or county in Alabama charged with the duty of issuing building or other permits for the construction, alteration, maintenance, repair, rehabilitation, remediation, reclamation, or demolition of any building, highway, sewer, structure site work, grading, paving or project or any improvement where the cost of the undertaking is fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) or more, shall, before he or she shall be entitled to the issuance of permits, furnish satisfactory proof to the inspector or authority that he or she is duly licensed under this chapter. It shall be unlawful for the building inspector or other authority to issue or allow the issuance of the building permit unless and until the applicant has furnished evidence that he or she is either exempt from this chapter or is duly licensed under this chapter to carry out or superintend the work for which the permit has been applied. The building inspector, or other authority, violating the terms of this section shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor and shall for each offense of which he or she is convicted be punished in accordance with Sections 13A-5-7 and 13A-5-12.

(Acts 1935, No. 297, p. 721, §15; Code 1940, T. 46, §80; Acts 1947, No. 402, p. 293, §1; Acts 1959, No. 571, p. 1429, §1; Acts 1987, No. 87-175, p. 236, §3; Acts 1996, No. 96-640, p. 1013, §1; Acts 1997, No. 97-270, p. 486, §1.)