Permits & Applications

City Hall regulates and permits a wide variety of activities within the City of Purvis. Please see the basic information below regarding the hows, whats, and whys of general permitting processes in the city. Permits and additional information may be obtained by visiting City Hall Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.


The following activities within the City of Purvis require permit approval:

  • New business locating to the city
  • Existing businesses relocating to a new location
  • Existing businesses undergoing physical expansion within the same location
  • Remodeling, renovation, or other physical alteration of an existing structure
  • The placement of any signage

A permit is required for a variety of reasons to protect public safety and quality of life:

  • To ensure that proposed businesses are legally allowable in the proposed location
  • To ensure that structural alterations are safe and compliant with the city’s requirements
  • To protect the integrity of the city’s utility system