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The following services are available:

Note: Not all licenses and permits are available to purchase online. When paying for your license please be aware if your previous years gross receipts have not been reported, your balance may not be accurate. You may be subject to additional charges. To verify your balance due, please call the Clerk's office at

256-233-8003.

Business License Ordinances and Fee Schedules     

Athens Clerk's Office Page

Building Permits and Inspections: 

Please contact our office at 256-233-8715 for questions. 

For more information on Building Codes, Forms, Fees, Maps etc. please use the links below: 

Athens Building Inspection Page

Interactive Maps

Property Tax Records  

Permit Fee Schedule As of July 2021

Code Adoption Ordinance 2018 ICC

Amendments to Adopted Codes