Building Permits

STEPS FOR OBTAINING
BUILDING / MOVING / SEPTIC PERMITS

  • Verify your address through the Laurens County E-911 Office. If you are adding an additional home, or building needing power, you will have to request a new E-911 Address. If you are not sure if you need a new address, or if you do need a new address, you may contact the Laurens County E-911 Office at (478) 275-7099.
    • If you need a new address, click here.
  • Go to the Laurens County E-911 Office to fill out and pay for your building permit. Payments can be made in cash, check or credit card.

  • Fill out an application for your septic permit with the Laurens County Environmental Health Office. Their phone number is (478) 275-6779. Environmental will contact you to set up an appointment for the site evaluation.

  • If you are moving a mobile home, you will also need to get a moving permit from the Laurens County Tax Assessors Office. Their phone number is (478) 272-6443.

  • All manufactured homes must receive an electrical inspection from the Laurens County Building Inspection Department. You May contact them at (478) 272-4755 or (478) 609-1370.

***Note: Georgia Power & Local EMC’s will not activate power to an account / address without the Building Inspection Departments approval. The Building Permit fee for manufacture homes covers the fee for the electrical inspection. 

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Laurens County Commissioner’s Office / Building Permits

              $100.00 – Mobile/Modular Home Permits

              $25.00 – Permit for Additions/Businesses

              $0.25 – Cents per heated square foot for building homes.
                 *There is a $200.00 minimum charge for this permit *

Laurens County Environmental Health Office / Septic Application

             $175.00 – New, Repair or Additional septic permits

             $150.00 – Relocation permit