Documents & Forms

If you have any questions, please contact the Building and Permitting Division at 770-443-7571.

Document
Description
Complaint Form - General Complaint (PDF)Use this form for general building and permitting complaints.
Complaint Form - Unsafe Structures or Pool Complaint (PDF)Use this form for unsafe structures and pool complaints.
Building Code Compliance Request (PDF)Use this form for property compliance status.
Paulding County Permit Fee Schedule (PDF)Building Permit Fee Schedule for Paulding County.
Georgia Building CodesCurrent Georgia State Minimum Standard Codes.
Master Contractor Sheet (PDF)This application must accompany the Private Dwelling Permit Application. This form is to be completed by the general contractor, electrician, plumber, and heating and air contractors.

This form must be completed, signed, and submitted before a permit is issued or work is commenced. A copy of the current business licenses and state certification cards must also be on file with the Permit Office.
Private Dwelling Permit (PDF)This application is for home construction and manufactured or mobile homes that are not going to be located in a subdivision.
Manufactured / Mobile Home Installer Affidavit (PDF)The Manufactured / Mobile Home Installer Affidavit is to accompany a Private Dwelling Permit Application for any manufactured or mobile home that is to be placed in Paulding County.
Model Home Permit (PDF)There may be no more than two model homes in a residential subdivision, subject to approval of a preliminary plat.
Application for Accessory Building / Garage / Remodel Additional Permit (PDF)This building permit application is for all individual residential accessory structures:
  • Barns
  • Garages
  • Home additions
  • Remodeling
  • Storage buildings
Permit Authorization Affidavit (PDF)This affidavit is to be used when a homeowner is having someone other than themselves pull permits.
Application for Residential Swimming Pool (PDF)This application is for all individual residential swimming pools.
Certificate for Georgia Residential Energy Code Compliance (PDF)
This certificate shall be completed and posted on or in the electrical distribution panel. Certificate shall be completed by the builder or registered design professional. Where there is more than one value for each component, certificate shall list the value covering the largest area. Copy to be provided to Building and Permitting Division prior to issuance of Certificate of Occupancy

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Building Occupancy Inspection Application (PDF)
A Building Occupancy Inspection Application is required for ALL tenants applying for a commercial business license. Any time there is a tenant change in an existing commercial suite/building, the county requires a routine maintenance inspection or a compliance inspection for the suite/building you will be occupying. This applies for any business moving to a commercial location. The application fee is $50.

Non-Residential and Multi-Family Bldg Plan Review Application (PDF)
This application is to be completed for all non-residential and multifamily building architectural plans submitted for plan review approval.
Non-Residential and Multi-Family Bldg Permit Approval Application (PDF)

This application is used for all non-residential and multi-family building construction including new, shell, tenant finish, remodel, amenities projects, cell towers, billboards, pylons, monuments signs, etc.
  • Page 1: Approval signatures must be obtained from applicable departments / divisions prior to issuing permit
  • Page 2: Certificate of occupancy approval signatures must be obtained from applicable departments prior to scheduling a final inspection / certificate of occupancy
  • Page 3: Procedures sheet with applicable departmental location information, architectural review, and sign requirements Form
Temporary Construction - Sales Trailer Permit Application (PDF)This application is used when applying for a temporary construction / sales trailer.
Demolition Permit (PDF)This application is for demolition only

projects in Paulding County.
Plumbing Permit (PDF)

This application is used for all non-residential and residential plumbing permitting. All permits must be signed by the state card holder. All information must be current. (state card, drivers license and business license)
Mechanical Permit (HVAC) (PDF)
This application is used for all non-residential and residential mechanical permitting (HVAC). All permits must be signed by the state card holder. All information must be current. (state card, drivers license and business license)
Electrical Permit (PDF)This application is used for all non-residential and residential electrical permitting. All permits must be signed by the state card holder. All information must be current. (state card, drivers license and business license)
Temp Power Affidavits (PDF)These afficavits are used when temporary power is needed at a construction site.
Building Permit Application (PDF)This application is used for home construction inside a subdivision.
Open Records Request (PDF)This form is to be completed for all open records request.