DeKalb County Building Permits (Georgia)

Search for DeKalb County, GA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in DeKalb County, GA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue DeKalb County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets DeKalb County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid DeKalb County building permit. DeKalb County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved DeKalb County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Chamblee Permits Chamblee GA 5468 Peachtree Road 30341 770-986-5024

DeKalb County Building Department Decatur GA 330 West Ponce de Leon Avenue 30030 404-371-2517

DeKalb County Permits Decatur GA 3630 Camp Circle 30032 404-297-3934

DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Department Decatur GA 1300 Commerce Drive 30030 404-371-2155

DeKalb Zoning Decatur GA 330 West Ponce de Leon Avenue 30030 404-371-4915

Decatur Zoning Decatur GA 509 North McDonough Street 30030 404-370-4104


Town and City Halls in DeKalb County, GA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These DeKalb County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in DeKalb County, Georgia. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid DeKalb County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Avondale Estates City Hall Avondale Estates GA 21 N Avondale Plz 30002 404-294-5400

Clarkston City Hall Clarkston GA 1055 Rowland Street 30021 404-296-6489

Decatur City Hall Decatur GA 509 N McDonough St 30030 404-370-4100

Dunwoody Town Hall Dunwoody GA 5455 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd 30338 770-668-0401

Pine Lake City Hall Pine Lake GA 459 Pine Drive 30072 404-292-4250

Stone Mountain City Hall Stone Mountain GA 875 Main Street 30083 770-413-0607


Building Inspectors in DeKalb County, GA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, DeKalb County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, DeKalb County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a DeKalb County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the DeKalb County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show DeKalb County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Chamblee Building Inspector Chamblee GA 5468 Peachtree Road 30341 770-986-5024

DeKalb County Building Inspections Decatur GA 330 West Ponce de Leon Avenue 30030 404-371-2301


Code Enforcement Offices in DeKalb County, GA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, DeKalb County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for DeKalb County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue DeKalb County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid DeKalb County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

DeKalb County Code Enforcement Decatur GA 4400 Memorial Drive 30032 404-294-2461