This is the second most frequently asked question from the community to the Department of Building Safety.
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Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the International Residential Code® for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) with Georgia Amendments, International Building Code® (IBC) with Georgia Amendments for Commercial Properties or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.
Fayette County Administration
140 Stonewall Avenue West
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214