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  • A page listing every judicial and court system in Cherokee County with a brief introduction to what they cover
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In order to reduce the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the Cherokee County Development Services Center is encouraging all customers requesting service permits and commercial permits and those submitting site development plans or making

Posted: Mar-16-2020 | view story

Development Service Center Forms and Documents

Form NameDescription
1-Private Professional Provider Requirements (HB493) Requirements for the use of 3rd Party Inspections-Private Professional Provider. Please contact the DSC if you have any questions at 770-721-7810.
2018 Building Codes Effective January 1st 2020 Building Code Cycle change.The following building codes have been adopted by the State of Georgia as the minimum construction standards with Georgia amendments and are applicable state wide:
Codes - Ga Amendments to the 2018 CodesGa Amendments to the 2018 Codes effective date January 1, 2020
Commercial IBC Chapter 17 Special Inspection RequirementsCommercial Building IBC Chapter 17 Special Inspection Requirements
Commercial Permit FeesCommercial Permit Fee Guideline
Demolition permit Demolition permit
Homeowner AffidavitFor homeowners serving as their own contractor
IECC Energy Code Compliance LetterIECC Energy Code Compliance Letter required on all new construction
Inspection Schedule (Building)A quick guide to Cherokee County Building Inspections Schedule.
Local Amendment to IRC (doc)Local Amendment to the International Residential Code for provisions of sprinklers in drive-under garages in lieu of gypsum separation between garage and habitable rooms above.
Manufactured Home - Permit Guide A useful guide to our permit process for mobile homes in Cherokee County
Manufactured Housing PermitPermit for pre-manufactured housing (commonly known as mobile home
Power Reconnection Inspection RequestThis form is required to reconnect the power to an existing structure when power has been disconnect by the power company.
Residential Permit ApplicationResidential Permit Application including Additions and Remodels
Retaining Walls for walls 4ft in height and tallerThis permit is required for all retaining wall over 4 feet high measured for the footing to the top of a wall. Code requires any retaining wall over 2 feet high to be designed my a registered engineer.
Service / Sub-Contractor Application / PermitThis application is for Trade contractors (Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC) NOT associated with a Building Permit. These are single trade / stand alone permits.
Sewer affidavitThis Affidavit is used to install all sewer line in the County
Sub-Contractor AffidavitAll Trade Subcontractor Affidavits and Temporary to Permanent Power Connection (New Construction Permits)
Swimming Pool - Home Used as Barrier AffidavitThis affidavit is for a home that is using the structure of the home as the required barrier of the pool instead of a fence on the home side of the pool.
Swimming Pool Application - ResidentialSwimming Pool Application for Residential Project
Swimming Pools - Cherokee OrdinancesLocal amendment for barrier height requirements around swimming pools, spas and hot tubs.
Temporary Construction Power AffidavitLiability release for temporary power for commercial and residential permits.
Temporary Modular Building PermitFor modular sales offices and construction only.
Tips for ConsumersResidential & General Contractor Awareness
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