Georgia Building Code

Georgia Building Code, Permit and Licensing Information

Updated: Jan. 10, 2023

Georgia Building Code Agency:

Georgia Codes Advisory Board
Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
(404) 679-4840

What are the Current Adopted Georgia Building Codes?

Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

State code must be enforced in local jurisdictions.

Notes: Georgia building code covering all building construction is statewide mandatory.  Enforcement of the code is up to local jurisdiction.

Additional Building Codes By State

State Website
State Licensing General Contractor does not require a State License. Contractor licensing is required for Air Conditioning, Electrical and Plumbing trades.
State Licensing Division
State Fire Marshall
State Environmental Permit
Georgia Building Code by County
Georgia Construciton Code by County

Additional Building Codes by State

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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