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

Now Hiring: Director of Transportation and Public Works

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Now Hiring: Director of Transportation and Public Works

Gordon County, a rapidly growing county of 55,000 located in Northwest Georgia along the I-75 corridor and 60 miles north of Atlanta and 50 miles south of Chattanooga, TN, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Transportation and Public Works. This position is responsible for supervising and directing a department of 36 full-time employees, oversees a 167 acre Chert Mine operation with 1 full-time employee, and oversees a Fleet Management Department of 6 full-time employees, with an annual combined budget of $5.8M. Duties include maintaining the county’s 558 miles of paved roads, bridges, and drainage system, paving new roads, repaving existing roads, inspecting all utilities being installed on county right-of-ways, preparing and controlling the annual departmental budget, and responding to citizen complaints. Position requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferably in Civil Engineering, minimum of ten (10) years experience in directing construction and maintenance projects, knowledge of road construction methods, a valid Georgia driver’s license, must posses comprehensive computer skills, excellent customer service skills, prior GA DOT experience preferred, and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test. Salary is DOQ. Position is open until filled. To apply for this position, send a resume or application, along with consent forms to: (Faxes and emails will also be accepted.) Gordon County Human Resources Department 201 N. Wall Street / P.O. Box 580 Calhoun, Georgia 30701 (706) 629-3795 – telephone (706) 629-9516 – fax jobs@gordoncounty.org (Application and associated consent forms are available on the sidebar of this page.) Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free...

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2017-PW103 Vibratory Soil Compactor

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2017-PW103 Vibratory Soil Compactor

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners will be accepting sealed written bids from qualified vendors to procure a new Vibratory Soil Compactor as outlined in the specifications. See bid document below for specifications. Bid Document below: 2017-PW103 Roller

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Public Meeting: Gordon County Trails Master Plan

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Public Meeting:  Gordon County Trails Master Plan

All residents of Gordon County and stakeholders interested in the Gordon County Trails Master Plan are encouraged to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Gordon County Agriculture Service Center at 1282 Hey 53 spur SW Calhoun, Georgia 30701.  The public is encouraged to come and give their input as we discuss the benefits of trails and the opportunities they present within Calhoun and Gordon...

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Now Hiring: Entry Level Maintenance & Equipment Operator

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Now Hiring: Entry Level Maintenance & Equipment Operator

Gordon County is currently accepting applications for the Department of Transportation and Public Works. Positions available are entry level maintenance positions and an equipment operator position. Applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalency from an accredited program; have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs, and ability to use/operate a variety of tools and equipment, both power and manual. CDL preferred or will be required to achieve. Drug screening required. Rate of pay depending on qualifications. Please apply at the Human Resources Department; located in the Administration Building, 201 North Wall Street, Calhoun, GA. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. A complete job description and other pertinent information may be picked up at the Human Resources Department. Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NO PHONE CALLS...

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BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

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BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING MARCH 31, 2017 ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE ROOM  

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Grand Opening for the Gordon County Government Plaza on March 31st

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Grand Opening for the Gordon County Government Plaza on March 31st

The Gordon County Board of Commissioners cordially invite you to attend the Dedication of the Gordon County Government Plaza on Friday, March 31, 2017, at11 a.m.  The address is 215 North Wall Street Calhoun, GA 30701....

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3/21/2017 BOC Regular Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION AGENDA MARCH 21, 2017, at 6:00 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION AND PLEDGE APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Work Session and Regular Meeting March 7, 2017 ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS None CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS A.  Resolution to assure Compliance with the Georgia Constitution Regarding General Obligation Sales Tax Bonds Issued by the Gordon County School District B.  Request from Brandon Knight for a Resolution that Gordon County Accept Property De-Annexed from the City of Calhoun C.  Declaration of Surplus Property for the Sheriff’s Department for List of Firearms to be Traded to Clyde Armory, Inc for new Ruger LCR 9mm Revolvers D.  Appointment of James Weaver to the Historic Preservation Commission for a Three-Year Term ending 6/1/19 – Commissioner Hood’s appointee E.  PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK APRIL 9-15, 2017 ADJOURN...

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3/21/2017 BOC Work Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION AGENDA MARCH 21, 2017, at 5:30 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building DISCUSSION OF REGULAR MEETING AGENDA ITEMS SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Retirees Genia Hurley and Kenny Black PROCLAMATION FOR NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH DISCUSSION OF GEORGIA DOT LETTER REGARDING SHARING COST FOR RIGHT OF WAY FOR A BRIDGE REPLACEMENT EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR PERSONNEL   REMINDERS AND INFORMATION: Next Commissioners Meeting – April 11, 2017 (this was changed) Grand Opening of the Gordon County Government Plaza Building – March 31 at 11:00 am ACCG Annual Conference in Savannah – April 28 to May 1, 2017 Tire Amnesty Day – Saturday, April 22,...

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3/7/2017 BOC Regular Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS REGULAR SESSION AGENDA MARCH 7, 2017, at 6:00 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building CALL TO ORDER INVOCATION AND PLEDGE EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION –   Employees with Anniversary Hire Dates in March APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Work Session and Regular Meeting February 21, 2017 ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS     None CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS A.  Request for Approval for Redbud Grocery & Tobacco Posting a $100 Bond for their Appeal Concerning a Malt Beverage License Application B.  Change of Equipment Purchase under SPLOST Funds for Public Works Department C.  Declaration of Surplus Property for the Sheriff’s Department for List of Firearms to be Traded to GT Distributors to Facilitate the Acquisition of Replacement Firearms and one Firearm to be sold at the Sheriff’s Discretion D.  Declaration of Surplus Property for Miscellaneous List of Items to be Offered for Sale at Upcoming Auction E.  Appointment to the Calhoun-Gordon County Library Board for Alvin Long to Fill an Unexpired Term ending January 1, 2018 F.  Request from the Historic Preservation Commission for Approval to Allow Southern Paranormal Investigators to Conduct a Paranormal Investigation at the Resaca Battlefield Historic Site G.  Request from the Historic Preservation Commission for Approval to Allow the Rotary Club to Hold their April 6th noon meeting at the Resaca Battlefield Historic Site ADJOURN MEETING...

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3/7/2017 BOC Work Session Agenda

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GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WORK SESSION AGENDA MARCH 7, 2017, at 5:30 pm Conference Room of the Administration Building DISCUSSION OF REGULAR MEETING AGENDA ITEMS PROCLAMATION FOR “MARCH IS RED CROSS MONTH”     REMINDERS AND INFORMATION  Next Commissioners Meeting – March 21, 2017 ACCG Spring Session for Lifelong Learning Academy in Tifton – March 16-17 ACCG Annual Conference in Savannah – April 28 to May...

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