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Applying for a Building Permit
All building permit applications must be filed at City Hall.  Plans reviews are required for most projects costing $5,000 or more.  

Contractors, plumbers, electricians and heating/air tradesmen must bring a current business license and state card to include with the application. 

Permit Fee Schedule
    Generic Building Permit
    Trade Permit

Duct & Envelope Tightness (DET) Requirement
The DET verification testing became mandatory and applicable statewide for all new residential buildings that are permitted on or after July 1, 2011.

The following information is provided to help locate certified Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) verifiers which can perform the duct envelope and tightness testing (blower door and duct blaster test).

DCA Requirements

    Smoke Alarm Safety Tips
Checklists for Construction Plan Review 
(Does not include information regarding Civil Plan Review)
    Plan Review Checklist

More documents can be found in our Document Center in the Builiding Permit folder.  If further information is needed, contact us at (770)463-3377 or email us.

811 - Georgia Utilities Protection Center
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Before you start to build or install a fence, remember to "call before you dig" at least 24 hours ahead of time to locate all of your underground utilities (water, sewer, electric, phone, gas, cable, etc.).

Call 811 or place your order online at the Georgia Utilities Protection website.

City of Palmetto • P.O. Box 190, 509 Toombs Street • Palmetto, GA 30268 • (770) 463-3377 •
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