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Hart County Building Permitting
The Hart County Building Permitting Office oversees all building and mobile home permits within the unincorporated areas of Hart County
For all permit inquiries for the City of Hartwell, please direct calls and messages to Hartwell City Hall at (706) 376-4756.
This department is integrated with the E911 Department to insure that all residences and commercial buildings are properly addressed.
Building permits are covered under
Mobile home permits are covered under
The County Code of Ordinances is available at the link to the left of this box.
All permit applicants MUST read, understand, and follow
Use the links below to find information
Effective January 3 inspections will be required and fees will increase for ALL NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTIONS. All other constructions, renovations, out buildings, etc. will be permitted as usual.
Permit fees for new residential permits will be assessed at $0.20/heated square foot and $0.10/unheated square foot, plus $100.00 per trade.
All other permits remain $25.00 unless the value added or cost of construction is less than $2500.
Plans and applications will be reviewed by our inspection firm Bureau Veritas. All inspections will be scheduled through Bureau Veritas.
Please note that "tiny houses", including but not limited to converted storage buildings or shipping containers are expressly NOT ALLOWED. Only single-family or multi-family, stick-built buildings, or pre-built mobile homes (as defined in County Ordinances and approved by the State Fire Marshall) are allowed at this time.Building Permit Application - New Residential Only
Building Permit Application - All Other Construction
Mobile Home Transport Permit Application Packet
Certification of Exemption from City of Hartwell
Needed only if area is adjacent
to the City Limits of Hartwell
Please note: If you are building in an area
Building Permit SummariesPermit Summary - 2022
Permit Summary - 2021
Permit Summary - 2020
Permit Summary - 2019
Permit Summary - 2018
Permit Summary - 2017
If you have questions that are not answered by the handouts above, please contact the 911 Addressing office at the number below.