*For next day inspections, requests must be made prior to 3 PM. All fire requests are made through Gwinnett County (see below.)
Duties and Responsibilities
The Building Division serves to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and enhance the general quality of life in the City of Peachtree Corners through interpretation and enforcement of the Georgia State Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Codes, as well as other applicable regulations governing construction and land use. For information on planning and zoning see our Planning & Zoning page.
The Building staff reviews building plans and inspects all residential and commercial structures built or remodeled within the City. It also issues the following permits:
- building (residential and non-residential),
- interior finish,
- remodeling and additions,
- retaining wall,
- trade, and
- any additional permits required.
Forms and Permits
Forms with links that are preceded by a PDF icon ( ) may be downloaded as a PDF, displayed, and filled in using Acrobat Reader, which can be installed using the link at the bottom of this page. Some web browsers may support or be configured to display PDFs and accept form field input within the browser. Consult your web browser's user guide for more information.
Forms with links not preceded by a PDF icon may either be submitted online, or downloaded as a PDF using the "Download Original" button at the bottom of the form.
Other Forms and Permits
The permitting process typically includes application for permit, building plan review, and inspection of projects from beginning of construction to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
You now have the option to submit your plans electronically through ePlan Solution (EPS), a private company that partners with local governments to provide electronic plan review and other services. You will have to register a new account, and there is an additional fee paid directly to (EPS), see links below.
Use our Building Inspection Request Form to request an inspection, or call our Building Inspection Request Line at 770-609-8813.
Building Permits are accepted Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Construction activities are allowed on weekdays Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
State Minimum Building Codes
Peachtree Corners requires the following current Georgia State Minimum Standard Building Codes for construction, as adopted by Georgia's Department of Community Affairs. These are mandatory codes.
Please note: there are Georgia Amendments to most of the following codes. Contact the Department of Community Affairs or visit the DCA website for more information concerning these amendments. See also the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design .
Current Mandatory Codes as Adopted by DCA:
ICC International Building Code (IBC), 2018 Edition, with IBC Georgia Amendments (2020)
ICC International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), 2015 Edition, with IECC Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020)
ICC International Fire Code (IFC), 2018 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
ICC International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), 2018 Edition, with IFGC Georgia Amendments (2020)
ICC International Mechanical Code (IMC), 2018 Edition, with IMC Georgia Amendments (2020)
ICC International Plumbing Code (IPC), 2018 Edition, with IPC Georgia Amendments (2020)
ICC International Residential Code (IRC), 2018 Edition, with IRC Georgia Amendments (2020)
ICC International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), 2018 Edition, with ISPSC Georgia Amendments (2020)
National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
For information and questions regarding the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) or the Georgia Accessibility Code please contact the State Fire Marshal's Office .
Current Permissive Codes as Adopted by DCA:
Disaster Resilient Building Code IBC Appendix (2013)
Disaster Resilient Building Code IRC Appendix (2013)
International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 Edition, with IPMC Georgia Amendments (2015)
International Existing Building Code, 2012 Edition, with IEBC Georgia Amendments (2015)
National Green Building Standard, 2008 Edition, with NGBS Georgia Amendments (2011)
Gwinnett County Plan Review (Fire, Health, etc.)