Permit Requirements

What is required for a Residential New Construction, Accessory or Addition Permit?
 

  1. Zoning Approval letter (from jurisdiction you are working in) required if new construction or adding on to existing structure or the  placement of a storage building.
  2. If permitting in Lowndes County a well/septic tank approval from the health department or Water and Sewer receipt from Lowndes County Water and Sewer.
  3. Homeowner Affidavit, signed and notarized (if homeowner is acting as contractor and performing work on the home).
  4. Business license where work is being performed (Required for Contractors, Subcontractors, Special Trade Contractors).
  5. Registration as a Contractor with City of Valdosta Business License Office (Required for Contractors, Subcontractors, Special Trade Contractors).
  6. Authorized Agent Form for Contractors (Required if card holders not present).
  7. Total Square Foot Calculator (Required for all Residential New Construction, Additions, and Accessory Buildings).
  8. If permitting in Lake Park, an approval form from the City of Lake Park.
  9. If permitting in Hahira, an approval form from the City of Hahira.

requirements for other permit types

Review the steps to permit a Mobile Home . Mobile Homes are different from other types of construction. Fill out a Demolition statement  before permitting and be aware of Asbestos Regulations for Contractors and/or Owners. Pools have specific requirements for Enclosures, barriers and safety devices.

 

Contact

229-259-3506

229-333-1829

Contact

Rick Mefford
Inspections Manager

Location

Valdosta City Hall Annex
300 N. Lee Street
Valdosta, GA 31601 

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