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Getting Building Permits

July 10, 2013
A house under construction

Whether you're renovating your home or building a new commercial structure, you'll need to apply for a building permit with your city or county. Permits allow local governments to keep communities safe and comply with state construction code law.

Here's information on getting building permits for the most populous cities and counties across the state:

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GeorgiaGov Writer Noralil Ryan ForesNoralil Ryan Fores writes about business, taxes, elections and the environment for GeorgiaGov. She's a graduate of Florida State University's film school and Syracuse University's journalism program.