There's a better way to personalize your website experience. With myConnection, the profile you create allows you to set up a unique starting point for the tasks and transactions that you want to complete in your time on this website. Use myConnection to gather the information that you most care about from across this website into one central location, giving you greater control over how you connect with your community.
The Athens-Clarke County Building Permits and Inspections Department exists for
the purpose of protecting the public's health, safety, and general welfare. We
accomplish this by ensuring compliance with adopted codes that regulate:
Fire safety and other hazards associated with construction, alteration,
removal, demolition, use or occupancy of buildings, structures, or property
As of July 1, 2008, a license from the state of Georgia is required to practice
contracting in the state for work costing $2,500 or more. Licenses are available
in Residential - Basic Contractor, Residential - Light Commercial Contractor,
and General Contractor categories. For more information, visit the Georgia Secretary of
State website or call 478-207-2440.