301 South Main Street, P.O. Box 298, Forest, MS 39074

(Colbert Commons upstairs)

Phone: (601)469-2251

The Code and Zone department issues building and mobile home permits, does residential rental inspections, gas inspections, electrical inspections, building inspections for privilege license, reviews residential and commercial construction plans and ensures the International Property Maintenance Codes and the City Ordinances are enforced.

             Code and Zone Officer


David Chamblee


Administrative Assistant


Sharon Coker

 Below are documents you might find helpful.

2009 Building Code Ordinance No. 431

Building Fee Ordinance No. 433

Junk Vehicle Ordinance No. 416

Residential Single Family Ordinance No. 434

Fines and Penalties Ordinance No. 430

Manufactured Houses Ordinance No. 480

Sign Ordinance No. 455

Sign Permit

Building Application

Planning Committee Application

Rental Application

Contractor Ordinance No. 461

Contractor Registration Application

Zoning Map