Oakland’s Code Enforcement office currently oversees the development and construction of several commercial projects and more than 20 subdivisions. Building Permits, Fence Permits, Mechanical Permits, Yard Sale Permits, Plumbing Permits, Re-Inspect Permits Sign Permits, and applications to submit to Oakland’s Planning Commission are handled through this office. For permit applications, please visit the Building Permits page.
The following General Permit Information download provides general information to homeowners/contractors for permits issued for accessory structures (storage sheds, garages, gazebos, arbors, etc.), pools, fences, patio covers, and decks. General Permit Information (.docx)
For Burn Permits, call 901-465-2327.
Town Board Meeting – Date: 3rd Thursday of every month; Time: 7:00 pm; Location: City Hall (Courtroom);
BZA (Board Zone Appeals) –Date: 4th Tuesday of every month; Time: 7:00 pm; Location: City Hall (Courtroom);
Planning & DRC (Design Review Commission) – Date: 1st Tuesday of every month; Time: 7:00 pm; Location: City Hall (Courtroom)
Building & Code Director
75 Clay St. Oakland, TN 38060, across from Oakland’s Town Hall Office: (901) 465-3108 Fax: (901) 465-2991
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 7 AM – 4 PM (Closed 12 Noon – 1 PM for Lunch)
Saturdays & Sundays: Closed
The Town of Oakland is committed to providing the best service to its citizens, businesses, and visitors.
Please use this website to help us better assist you with your specific needs.
If you need to speak with us, please call 901.465.8523