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Building & Permitting

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 Building Inspection Request


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),
  • deck/pool/spa,
  • demolition,
  • interior finish,
  • remodeling and additions,
  • retaining wall,
  • roof,
  • trade, and
  • any additional permits required.

River Corridor

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.) 


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When do I need a building permit?

Forms and Permits

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  Building Guides

  Commercial Permits

  Residential Permits

  Pool/Spa Permits

  Sign Permits

  Other Forms and Permits


Permitting Process

The permitting process typically includes building plan review, and inspection of projects from beginning of construction to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.

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Gwinnett County E-Services Citizen Access 

  Online Plan Submittal Instructions

  Gwinnett County Fire Inspections Request Instructions

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.

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design 

  ICC International Building Code (IBC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014) (2015) (2017) (2018)

  ICC International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), 2009 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2011) (2012)

  ICC International Fire Code (IFC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014)

  ICC International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014) (2015)

  ICC International Mechanical Code (IMC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014) (2015)

  ICC International Plumbing Code (IPC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014) (2015)

  ICC International Residential Code for One- and Two- Family Dwellings (IRC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014) (2015) (2018)

  ICC International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2014)

National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)



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