A permit is valid for 180 days from the date issued and auto renews with each passed inspection for 180 days from the date of the approved inspection. The Department of Building Safety allows a one-time extension for building permits that must be requested prior to the permit expiration date by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org your permit number and the reason for the extension request must be included in the email request.
What are the penalties for working without a permit?
In Fayette County if work is discovered taking place without a permit double permit fees will be applied to the project at the time the permit fees are paid.
Please contact the Department of Building Safety at 770-305-5403 to obtain information on how to change the contractor or be removed as a contractor on your permit.
How do I schedule an inspection?
To schedule a building inspection please log into your Sages.gov account and click on the inspection tab. Inspection called in before 4 pm the day before will be performed the next business day. Inspection cancelation can be made by calling the Department of Building Safety at 770-305-5403 before 9 am the morning of the inspection
How do I apply for an Address for a new home?
Log into your Sages.gov account, click the Building Safety button and scroll down to the address request with a parcel number link, complete each step of the process and hit the submit button on the last step of the process.