The Albion City Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Albion City Hall. For more information about the city council, please contact Council President Walt Hoefer.
The mayor and council members are elected for four-year terms.
The City of Albion Clerk's office currently handles all Zoning Regulations, Building Permits, and Demolition Permits.
Albion Building Permit Info
All property owners located inside, and within 1-mile of, the City of Albion must obtain an approved building permit PRIOR to beginning construction or demolition work on any project including interior remodels, fences, decks, utility sheds, signs, and garages excluding the following EXCEPTIONS:Building Permits are Not Required for painting of structures or replacement of:*Roofing *Windows/Doors *Siding *Heating/A.C.
~Building Permits Applications may be picked up at city hall or printed online using links below. Complete applications should be returned to City Hall during regular business hours. ~Application must be submitted with an accurate site plan showing the location of the proposed work and identifying all existing structures, proposed structures, exterior dimensions, and property lines. The site plan does not need to be to scale; HOWEVER, it must include accurate measurements and dimensions of property lines, setbacks, existing structures, and proposed structures and/or additions. ~Applicant must physically flag/identify exterior improvements and any and all applicable property boundaries for setback verification prior to submittal of the application. Actual flagged dimensions must match the application. Permits will not be issued until all setbacks are verified. ~Floor plans are required for all Residential Dwelling Improvements. ~Full project plan sets are required to be submitted for Commercial Building Improvements. ~Incomplete applications will not be accepted. If something does not apply please mark – N/A. ~Application fees must be paid at the time of submission. ~Permit fees may be paid at the time of submission, but must be paid upon approval and must be paid prior to beginning of any work. ~A permit will be issued upon satisfactory review of the application and plans, verification of project setbacks, and receipt of all appropriate fees. ~DO NOT START ANY WORK UNTIL THE SETBACKS HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND A PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED. ~Construction or Demolition work prior to obtaining a permit may result in penalties - see Schedule of Fees. ~Applications for Building Permits are generally reviewed within 7-10 business days.
Application forms and fee schedules are available at City Hall or at these links:
The adopted ICC Building Codes, Albion Zoning and Subdivision Regulations and other applicable ordinances/codes which apply to the erection, location, and use of the structure described in the building permit application will be utilized and reviewed during the application review as well as the physical inspection of the project site. Quick Reference Project Planning Guides are available for the following common project types (links in bold):
A Quick Reference plumbing code guide book is also available for purchase at City Hall.
These Quick References provide guidance for common issues regarding specific project types but do not contain all of the requirements of the Albion Building and Zoning Regulations.
Applicants may also schedule a consultation with City Administrator and/or Building Inspector to review code requirements prior to submittal of building permit application.
Contact City Hall at 402-395-2428 for more information.
Albion Zoning Regulations
Zoning Regulations apply to all property and uses thereof inside and within 1-Mile of Albion City Limits. Please consult the Zoning Map and District Regulations below prior to changing current use of property and/or submitting a building permit application.
Contact the City Clerk at 402-395-2428 for more information.
Albion Subdivision Regulations
The City of Albion Subdivision Regulations provide framework and a prescribed process for orderly development of new additions to, as well as re-development of existing property within, the City of Albion's jurisdiction.
Lot Split Application Lot Split Survey Requirements:
City Council Approval – signature line for Mayor, attest by City Clerk;
Registrar of Deeds filing certification.
Complete the Application form – utilize checklist to be sure complete. The application requires completion of a survey. Surveyor will need a copy of the checklist to be sure all required information, certificates and acknowledgements are present on the survey. Have surveyor call City Hall to clarify requirements if has any questions.
Return completed application, 4 copies of survey, and $50.00 application fee to City Clerk’s office. The Clerk will review for completeness.
Once determined that the application is complete and in proper form, a public hearing will then be scheduled at the next available Planning Commission meeting. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council regarding the application.
A public hearing will also be scheduled and held at the next available City Council meeting.
The costs for publication of the notices of the public hearings will be invoiced to the applicant.
If approved, the City Clerk will return a certified copy of the approved application and survey to the applicant for filing at the Boone County Registrar’s Office.
ADA Policy Statement
Section 504/ADA Notice to Public
The City of Albion does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The City of Albion, Nebraska also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.
This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator:
Name and Title: Andrew L. Devine, Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer
Phone Number: 402-395-2428
Office Address: 420 W. Market Street, Albion, NE 68620