Baldwin County

Coastal Area Program

The Baldwin County Coastal Area Program is a division of the Baldwin County Building Department. The Coastal Area Program is responsible for permitting, regulating, monitoring, and inspecting certain regulated activities with the Coastal Area of the Baldwin County permitting jurisdiction. 

Construction and development activities along the Fort Morgan beach and dunes on properties (within the Baldwin County building permit jurisdiction) that are intersected by or seaward of the Coastal Construction Line (CCL) must be permitted through the Coastal Area Program to ensure that the work is consistent with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Division 8 Coastal Program regulations and also compliant with the Baldwin County Beach and Dune Protection and Management regulations (Resolution # 2015-011). 

You may apply for the Coastal Area Program Permit in the Citizenserve Portal at Register or login to get started. Click on the HOME link at the top, then click on the blue Building Department button. Choose the permit type of Coastal Area Program Permit. 

Coastal Area Program Permit Application and Checklist

For question or concerns regarding the Coastal Area Program Permitting Process, you may contact the Coastal Area Program Coordinator, Janie Joiner, at or at 251.972.6837.

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