Building Inspections Division
About the Division
Hall County Government has operated a Building Inspection Division 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 Division 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 and any grading, clearing, grubbing or installation of driveways on any property shall first be required to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit from the Hall County Engineering Department.
View the Building Permit Checklist (PDF) for more information about how to obtain a building permit.
- Do I need to get a permit to put up a fence in my backyard?
- Do I need a permit to re-roof my house?
- Do I need a permit for a retaining wall?
- Is it okay to put a storage building on my property without a permit?
- What if I want to put in a second driveway? Do I need to get a permit for that?
- Where is the Building Inspections Department?
- How do I know where to apply for a building permit?
- How can I get a copy of the building permit or Certificate of Occupancy for my house?