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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.
If the property is within the Chattahoochee River Corridor additional information will be required before the permit is issued (see River Corridor page and map for more information.)
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. PDFs may be submitted by email to Kimberly Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org, by mail, or in person at City Hall.
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, and submitted as mentioned above.
Other Forms and Permits
The permitting process typically includes building plan review, and inspection of projects from beginning of construction to issuance of a certificate of occupancy. Building is also responsible for the adoption and amendment process of all codes relating to plumbing, electrical, mechanical and structural elements, for both new and existing construction.
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.
ICC International Fire Code (IFC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014)
ICC International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014)
National Electrical Code, 2014 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)