Do I Need A Building Permit?

To verify if the work to be done requires a permit, please contact 706-860-5094

A permit must be obtained for the following:
  • New Residential/Commercial Construction
  • Manufactured Homes(PRIOR to placement on property)
  • Additions
  • Roofing
  • Renovations/Repairs (structural/electrical/etc)
  • Swimming pools (above ground and in-ground)
  • Decks
  • Sheds/Storage buildings (any size)
  • Signs (any size)
  • Sprinkler systems (installation)
  • Siding & Gutters
  • Windows
  • Awnings & Carports
  • Demolition
  • Asbestos Abatement (must show EPD notification, etc.)
  • Retaining Walls (24” high & up—designed by engineer)
  • Fences over 6 feet high (designed by engineer)
  • Meter Resets (only when meter is pulled from base)
  • Service Changes (electrical/mechanical/etc)
Permits are not required for the following:
  • Sidewalks
  • Driveways
  • Painting
  • Wallpapering
  • Drywall installation/repair
  • Carpeting/tiling
  • Cabinets/countertops
  • Fences under 6 feet high
  • Retaining walls under 24” (2 feet) in height
Please click on Contractor Requirements for more information on license, bond and other information that may be needed for a permit.  Homeowners & licensed professionals are required to meet the same code specifications as adopted by the State of Georgia (with any amendments) and the City of Grovetown.



City of Grovetown
103 Old Wrightsboro Road
Grovetown, GA 30813-3015
Phone: 706-863-4576