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Codes Enforcement

Ricky Watkins

Code Enforcement Officer

211 West Jackson Street

Bolivar, TN  38008

Phone:  (731) 228-3131

The building and code enforcement division ensures that any building in the city limits is up to current local, state, and federal zoning and building codes.  Properties in the city are maintained by enforcing premises codes.  This includes enforcing the city's ordinances regarding grass, junk vehicles, abandoned houses, signage, and unsightly property to better protect the public welfare, health, and safety of our citizens.

Click here to access the City of Bolivar's advertising standards.

Click here for information regarding building permit fees.

Click here to download the building permit application.

Click here to review the City of Bolivar Historic District Standards.

Read more about the city's subdivision regulation here.

Click here for the City of Bolivar Zoning Ordinances.

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The above zoning ordinances may not reflect the most current edition.  Please consult with city hall to determine if any amendments are effective.