Planning and Building

services to our citizens, customers, visitors and employees

eTrakit Web Portal

The link to the web portal above provides access to building permit and code enforcement information.  See informational pamphlet below:

  Planning/Building/Code Enforcement Information

Contact Information:

Planning Dept. – 662-892-9334                               Building Inspections – 662-892-9333

Code Enforcement Manager – Officer Hank Drayton – 662-892-9343 Desk; 901-270-4223 Mobile

Geographic Information System (GIS) – 662-892-9327

Planning & Building Fax – 662-892-9346

Planning and Building Department Profile

The Olive Branch Planning and Building Department consists of the Director of Planning and Building, Assistant Director of Planning, Associate Planner, Planning Secretary, the Building Official, Assistant Building Official, Building Inspectors, Code Enforcement Officers, a GIS Technician, and Building Permit Clerks.

The Planning Division

The Planning Division is responsible for comprehensive development review including zoning, platting, variances, and other permits. Also managing land within the City per the General Development Plan, which includes long-range, and strategic planning. Other duties include planning related data management and research, coordination with Building Inspections, geographic information systems, and professional and administrative support for public boards and commissions.

Building Inspections and Code Enforcement

Building Department and Code Enforcement are responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of the work. Building codes and ordinances have been enacted and amended, when necessary, to ensure good, safe buildings. Permits are the vehicle which the City uses to inspect all construction work as it progresses. The property owner is ultimately responsible for obtaining proper permits although the action application can be delegated to the contractor.


Commonly Requested Forms and Applications

Are now available. Please feel free to print appropriate application and informational sheet (if necessary) and return to the address below with correct fee, if applicable. If you should have questions please feel free to contact the Planning and Building Department at the phone numbers listed above.



Request For Information Form with Ordinance

PLEASE NOTE: Fees are subject to change. Call ahead for current rates.

It is a good idea to check with the Building Department before you begin any type of construction. Before you dig, please call “MS 811” at 1-800-227-6477 for underground line locations. It’s the law!

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Contact Us

  • 662-892-9200
  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654
    Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.