Newton County Building Permits (Georgia)

Search for Newton 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 Newton 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 Newton 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 Newton 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 Newton County building permit. Newton 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 Newton County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Covington Zoning Covington GA 2116 Stallings Street Northwest 30014 770-385-2020

Georgia State Permits Covington GA 2707 Access Road 30016 770-784-2480

Newton County Planning Department Covington GA 1140 Reynolds Street Southwest 30014 770-784-2197


Town and City Halls in Newton County, GA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Newton 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 Newton County, Georgia. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Newton 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.

Covington City Hall Covington GA 2116 Stallings Street Northwest 30014 770-385-2020

Newborn City Hall Newborn GA 4224 Georgia 142 30056 770-787-1660

Newborn Town Hall Newborn GA 4224 Georgia 142 30056 770-787-1660

Oxford City Hall Oxford GA 110 West Clark Street 30054 770-786-7004

Porterdale City Hall Porterdale GA 2400 Main Street 30014 770-786-2217


Building Inspectors in Newton County, GA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Newton County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Newton 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 Newton County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Newton County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Newton 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.

Newton County Building Inspector Covington GA 1113 Usher Street Northwest 30014 770-784-2197