For more information on the Commercial building plan review process click on link.
For more information on the Land development/disturbance plan review process click on link.

Once your plans have been approved and you are ready to purchase the permit you must complete or bring with you the following documents to obtain your permit.

New Structure, Shell, Additions, and Foundation only also need

Important Notices to Applicant

  • If you submitted through eplanSolution you will need to print two stamped and approved plans
  • All inspections will be held until required sub-contractors have applied for all trade permits associated with the building permit
  • Power cannot be released until all outstanding fees are paid
  • Final Inspections cannot be requested until all outstanding fees are paid
  • New structure, shell, additions, and foundation only permits require As-built plans to be submitted to the Department of Planning and Community Development for Commercial, Office, Industrial and Recreational sites. The final inspections will not be scheduled until the As-Built plan has been submitted. An as-built plan is a civil drawing depicting completed site development infrastructure, improvements, and building construction as it exists in the field. As-built plans must be prepared by a licensed land surveyor and may involve a licensed engineer. Upon approval of the as-built plan and the site improvements, the applicant may request the certificate of occupancy. The plan review and comment, and field inspections by multiple departments take approximately seven working days.

110 East Main Street suite 100 Cumming, Ga 30040

Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 100
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2115
 Fax: 770-781-2197
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Our department's mission is to develop partnerships with all members of the community in an effort to provide valuable planning and development services that promote quality development and help create communities that will be enjoyed for generations to come.