Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office one of 13 new high-dollar building permits in Alabama

Building Permits
A nearly $25 million project at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Ofiice is one of the new building permits issued this past week. (SCSO)

Thirteen new building permits were issued this past week in Alabama for construction projects exceeding $1 million. Of these, five are in North Alabama, four are in the Birmingham metro, two are in Montgomery and two are in Tuscaloosa.

The priciest of these new building permits is a $25 million expansion project at the SHelby County Sheeriff’s Office.

Here’s more:

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office expansion

Building Permits
A $25 million expansion to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is the priciest of the new building permits this week. (SCSO)

The expansion of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Jail is the largest undertaking in the facility’s history. The building permit issued this past week for the project is at $24.8 million.

The project was approved last summer, and includes a new segregation unit as well as a specialized medical health unit. Also:

  • 15 new beds for the medical unit bringing the total medical capacity to 23
  • The new segregation unit will have 24 beds and support space.
  • The new mental health unit will have 18 beds with support space.
  • A complete retooling of the entire building to bring its technology up to modern standards.

More on these new high-dollar building permits

Thanks to our friends at Southern Exposure Information, we have the list of all of the new million-dollar-plus construction projects approved in Alabama last week. Each week, they pull together information from building permits issued to get all the details on these projects. You can get access to all of their construction permits right here.

Here are the new high-dollar building permits in Alabama this week:

DateCityBuilderOwnerof ProjectProjectAddressProjectSubdivisionProjectStateProjectZip CodeSubtype of ProjectSquare FootageAmount
02/15/2024CullmanYearwood ConsructionHobs Enterprises LLC1637 Main Avenue SWAL$1,686,000
02/15/2024FlorenceJohnsonkreis Construction Co IncChurch of the Highlands: Department – Capital Projects751 County Road 46AL35630$9,117,152
02/15/2024HomewoodWyatt General Contractor LLCBAS LLP819 Green Springs HighwayAL$1,281,038
02/15/2024HuntsvilleThe Robins & Morton Group IncKerry Wilkerson8100 Rideout Road SWAL$3,744,395
02/15/2024HuntsvilleHarrison Building Company LLCFG Parkway Properties9016 Memorial Parkway SWAL$1,849,263
02/15/2024MadisonFite ConstructionOwner Information Not Provided217 Palmer RoadAL357580$5,219,000
02/15/2024Montgomery CountyYoung Contracting SE IncOwner Information Not Provided1060 Eastern BlvdAL5312$5,200,000
02/15/2024Montgomery CountyVardaman Construction LLCOwner Information Not Provided1111 Emory Folmar BlvdAL19,489$5,018,786
02/15/2024Shelby CountyClements Dean Building CoShelby County Alabama380 McDow RoadAL35051$24,820,000
02/15/2024TuscaloosaGLR IncCVS Realty3302 15th St suite 100AL35401$1,000,000
02/15/2024TuscaloosaGLR IncCVS Realty3302 15th StAL35401$1,500,000
02/15/2024Vestavia HillsDallas Candler BunkleyAnthony Michel3608 Birchwood LaneAL35216$1,000,000
02/15/2024Vestavia HillsPatrick GilbertPatrick Gilbert3120 Midland DriveAL35223$1,050,000

Past permits in Alabama

Building Permits
A new EV battery plant in Auburn is one of the projects issued a building permit recently. (City of Auburn)

If you missed any of our previous reports on new high-dollar building permits in Alabama, you can review them here:

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Michael Seale
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