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      Building Permits and Inspections  

    David Kintner, C.B.O.
    Building Official

    678-513-5929 Phone
    770-781-2197 Fax


    Janet Heard
    Administrative Supervisor, Building Permits

    770-781-2115 X2509 Phone
    770-781-2197 Fax


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    Inspection request should email inspectionschedules@forsythco.com or 770-781-2115 include permit number and type of inspection you need.

    The primary mission of the Inspection division is to enforce mandatory state construction code, thereby ensuring safe and structurally sound construction on residential and commercial buildings. We strive to provide quality service to citizens and the business community of Forsyth County through innovation, continuous improvement, and a commitment to customer service.

    Inspections are conducted “trade specific” on all residential and commercial projects throughout the construction process.Inspections are also conducted on commercial buildings when there is a tenant change or change of use. Field Inspectors check and return phone and E-Mail messages between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 8:00 A.M and 2:30 P.M .and 3:30 P.M. Walk-in Permit Processing Hours: 8:30 A.M.- 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

    The Building Permit Division is responsible for permitting all phases of residential and commercial construction including new construction, renovations, additions, & accessory structures.

    The following descriptions will assist you in navigating the Permits and Inspection Division Web site.

    Support building safety, developed and provided by the International Code Council
    Benefits of Building PermitsHow do Building Codes help you

    Residential Building Permit

    Information and permits for one and two family housing, townhomes, accessory structures, and additions can be found here.

    Commercial Building PermitClick here for Information and permits pertaining to commercial buildings, industrialized buildings, and subdivision amenity facilities.
    Do I need a Permit

    Click here for a list of the most common permit types and inspection processes.

     
     
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    110 East Main Street
    Cumming, GA
    FORSYTH COUNTY GOVERNMENTPhone: 770-781-2115
    Fax: 770-781-2197