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AUTHORITY AND JURISDICTION: By its authority granted in the 1983 Georgia Constitution, the Laurens County Board of Commissioners hereby establishes the requirement of a building permit to be obtained prior to the construction of any new business or home. This regulation shall apply to all unincorporated land located within the boundaries of Laurens County, Georgia.
PERMIT INFORMATION: The applicant shall provide at a minimum the physical location, name of owner, type of construction, square footage, number of bathrooms, siding, and number of bedrooms.
EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL: Best management practices to include mulching and silt fence installation shall be used to prevent sediment from leaving the building site. A crushed rock construction entrance shall also be installed in the driveway area of building site within a subdivision.
FEES: The fee to be charged for the building permit is $100.00 for all mobile and modular homes. The fee for a residential structure is $0.25 per heated square foot with a $200.00 minimum. These fees may be amended by majority vote of the Board of Commissioners.
VIOLATION OF ORDINANCE: Any person violating any provision of this Ordinance shall upon conviction be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to such penalties as are provided by law.
LIABILITY: The Ordinance shall not be constructed as imposing upon the county any liability or responsibility for damages to any person or property caused by defect in the construction process. Nor shall the county or any official employee be held as assuming any such liability or responsibility by means of this ordinance.
This form must be completed entirely for a permit to be issued. Please plan for adequate time in your project timeline to provide for permitting services.
Please type in the Owners Name.
If you are a contractor please provide your name as well as the owner, if known.
A VERIFIED 911 address is REQUIRED before a permit will be issued.
If you need to apply for a new address please fill out the New E-911 Address form by following the link provided
Please provide the Map and Parcel Number, These can be acquired by visiting the Laurens County Tax Assessors Website.
Permits will remain as "pending" until plat is recorded and Parcel number is provided
Please provide GPS coordinates of the structure.
Applications without coordinates will be delayed.
By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.
Completion of permits can take up to 3 business days. You will be contacted when your permit is complete and ready to be picked up. We accept cash, checks, and debit/credit card payments. Payments may be mailed to the Laurens County Communications Center 515 Southern Pines Rd., Dublin, GA 31021
Business Permits $25.00
Residential Permits ($0.25 x # of heated sq. ft.)
Mobile Home Permits $100.00
Tiny House Permits $100.00
Addition/Out Building/Carport Permits $25.00
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