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Cherokee County, Georgia Building Codes

Building Codes References

• The code and contact information below only applies to unincorporated areas of Cherokee County. For construction regulations within city limits, contact the city directly.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online
Plumbing CodeIPC 2006 w/Georgia Amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 w/Georgia Amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online
Accessibility CodeADAAG (Georgia Access Law, Chapter 120-3-20)Engineers Bookstore,
(800) 635-5919 and online
Energy CodeIECC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Codes Sect. of DCA,
(404) 679-3118 and online

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralGary Caviness
Plans Examiner
Phone: (678) 493-6225
Fax: (678) 493-6235
PlumbingGary Caviness
Plans Examiner
Phone: (678) 493-6225
Fax: (678) 493-6235
MechanicalGary Caviness
Plans Examiner
Phone: (678) 493-6225
Fax: (678) 493-6235
ElectricalGary Caviness
Commercial Building Inspector
Phone: (678) 493-6225
Fax: (678) 493-6235
AccessibilityGary Caviness
Plans Examiner
Phone: (678) 493-6225
Fax: (770) 493-6235
Historic PreservationJeff Watkins
Director of Planning & Zoning
Phone: (678) 493-6101
Fire MarshalChief Rick Ruh
Fire Marshall
Phone: (678) 493-6299
ZoningJeff Watkins
Director of Planning & Zoning
Phone: (678) 493-6101
PlanningJeff Watkins
Director of Planning & Zoning
Phone: (678) 493-6101
City AttorneyPatty Baker
Clerk of Courts
Phone: (678) 493-6511
Public WorksGeoffrey E. Morton
County Engineer
Phone: (678) 493-6077
Parks/RecreationKeith Hammond
Director
Phone: (770) 924-7768
Fax: (770) 924-7890

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