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Building Permit Guidelines

Pre-application consultation with staff is available at the Community Development counter at City Hall or by appointment.  If you need additional assistance, please contact the Building Division at 678-512-3250 or email For the quickest, smoothest permit process, please review the applicable guidelines & checklists below.

General Guidelines

Do I need a permit?

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Online Permit Portal Guide

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Building FAQs

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Application Requirements

Application Documents & Plans

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Building Permit Submittal Requirements

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Site Plan Requirements

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Managing Permits

Request for Certificate of Occupancy / Completion Checklist

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Change of Contractor Guide & Form

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Request a Permit Renewal / Extension Guide & Form

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