Building Inspections

About the Department
Hall County Government has operated a Building Inspection Department since 1972. Today the Inspection Office operates under a unified code system that is applicable regardless of which jurisdiction construction occurs.

The primary mission of the Building Inspection Department is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people by ensuring a safe building environment.

Duties & Responsibilities
Hall County Building Inspections enforces the International Building Codes as prescribed by the International Code Council, mandated by and amended by the State of Georgia.

All work to any structure, be it new construction, addition or alteration to an existing structure, shall be approved and permitted by the Building Official before construction begins.

Building Inspections also enforces Erosion and Sediment Controls in the County. Any grading, clearing, grubbing or installation of driveways on any property shall be required to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit.