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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

This department is integrated with the E911 Department to insure that all residences and commercial buildings are properly addressed.

Building permits are covered under
County Ordinance Chapter 18

Mobile home permits are covered under
County Ordinance Chapter 50

The County Code of Ordinances is available at the link to the left of this box.

All permit applicants MUST read, understand, and follow
all requirments as set forth in the County Code.

Use the links below to find information
for the various types of permits we issue:

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.
All questions about codes, plan reviews, inspections, etc. should be directed to them.

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
located inside the city limits of Hartwell,
you must contact the City Building Inspector.
The County Permit Office DOES NOT
issue permits for the City of Hartwell.

Building Permit Summaries

Permit 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.

Telephone: (706)376-1468