Georgia Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta
GA
30329
Phone: (404)679-3118

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Georgia Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

 

State Website http://www.georgia.gov
State Licensing General Contractor does not require a State License. Contractor licensing is required for Air Conditioning, Electrical and Plumbing trades.
State Building Code The State of Georgia as adopted the GA State Minimum Standard Building Code (in reference to 2012 International Building Code, IBC), the GA State Minimum Code One and Two Family Dwellings Code (in reference to 2012 International Residential Code, IRC), the GA State Minimum Standard Mechanical Code (in reference to 2012 International Mechanical Code, IMC), the GA Minimum Standard Plumbing Code (in reference to 2012 International Plumbing Code, IPC), and the GA Minimum Standard Electrical Code (in reference to 2017 National Electrical Code, NEC).

Georgia has a mandatory and statewide building code covering all building construction in the state.  Enforcement of the code is up to local jurisdiction.

State Licensing Division http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/construct/
State Fire Marshall http://www.inscomm.state.ga.us/FireMarshal/Home.aspx
State Environmental Permit http://health.state.ga.us/programs/envservices/index.asp

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