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 (within the Baldwin County building permit jurisdiction) 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 rules. 

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.

Coastal Area Program Permit Application and Checklist


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