Building Inspection

Building Inspections

The Building Inspection Department is responsible for enforcing various county ordinances that regulate and protect public health, safety, and welfare as related to existing buildings and new construction in the unincorporated areas of the county as well as in the cities of Plainville, Ranger, and Resaca. This department serves as the first point of contact for residents and developers seeking assistance with flood plain management, soil and erosion control standards, land disturbing activities, and utility construction. This department issues all construction permits and performs plan reviews to determine code compliance. In addition, this department enforces the following county ordinances: Building Code Ordinance, Wetland Protection Ordinance, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance, Nuisance Ordinance (unsafe buildings), Manufactured Homes Ordinance, Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, and the Sign Ordinance. Also, this department assists the Planning & Development Department with reviewing subdivision development plans. This department generates revenue from building inspection and permit fees, land disturbing permit fees, and plat/development plan review fees.

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Contact Information:
Tom Burgess, Director
Gordon County Wall Street Annex, First Floor
200 South Wall Street
Calhoun, GA 30701
Phone: 706-629-0505
Fax: 706-625-8253

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

Latest Press Releases & Public Notices

RV, Campers, Travel Trailers and Tiny Homes

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RV, Campers, Travel Trailers and Tiny Homes

Gordon County ordinances do not allow structures identified as RV’s camper, travel trailers or the relatively new term “tiny homes” to be used as dwellings. These type units are primarily designed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, or seasonal use.

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ULDC Code Section 4.03.02 Amendment Approved

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ULDC Code Section 4.03.02 Amendment Approved

As of July 22, 2015 the temporary moratorium on new and expanding poultry operations has ended with the Gordon County Board of Commissioners adopting an amendment to the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) code section 4.03.02. Click here to download the amended section of the ULDC code section.

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Notice to owners and potential owners of lots in common developments (subdivisions).

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Notice to owners and potential owners of lots in common developments (subdivisions).

Please be aware that Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and Gordon County regulations requires that an Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control permit be in place or obtained before a building permit can be issued. Refer to the attached Georgia EPD notification document for more specific information. Contact Gordon County Building and Planning at 706-629-0505 if you need assistance. Please download this...

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