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Inspections Division

The Inspection Division is responsible for conducting inspections and enforcing building codes.


Brannon Bennett, Chief Building Official
678-513-5943 ext. 5943

Jason Holbrook, Chief Building Inspector

Ray Burnette, Senior Building Inspector

Paul Jennison, Senior Electrical/Mechanical Inspector

Joe Demaio, Senior Plumbing Inspector

Residential Combination Inspections Beginning in 2023

All residential building permits issued January 1, 2023 and later will require Combination Rough Inspections and Combination Final Inspections. For these permits, individual trade inspections will no longer be available, and all trades must be ready at the time of inspection to avoid a failed inspection.   For additional information, please Click here

Inspection requests should be submitted using the Customer Self Service Portal. To access the portal, please click the button below. You may also email Please be sure to include your permit number and inspection type requested. 

CSS Customer Self Service Portal

For additional information on this portal, please click here

For additional questions, please call 770-781-2114, opt. 1 or email

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.

Builder's Email Group: If you would like to receive information updates regarding inspections, please email to be added to this list. 


Chapter 18 Article VII - Third Party Inspection

Policies and Procedures

Commercial Inspections Policies and Procedures
Residential Inspections Policies and Procedures

Third Party

3rd Party General Information
3rd Party Inspector Application Form
Approved 3rd Party Inspector List
Field Technician Approval Request Form
Letter of Intent - Whole Project
3rd Party Inspector Report