Chatham County Permits (Georgia)

Search for Chatham County, GA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Chatham County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Chatham County permits. Clerks in Chatham County, Georgia may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Chatham County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Chatham County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Chatham County Clerk Savannah GA 124 Bull Street 31401 912-652-7875

Chatham County Clerk Garden GA 100 Central Avenue 31405 912-966-7770

Quitman County Clerk Georgetown GA PO Box 7 39854 229-334-2224

Savannah Clerk Savannah GA 2 East Bay Street 31401 912-651-6441


A Chatham County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Chatham County, Georgia issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Chatham County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Chatham County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Chatham County Building Department Savannah GA 1117 Eisenhower Drive 31406 912-790-1519

Chatham County Planning Department Savannah GA 110 East State Street 31401 912-651-1440


A Chatham County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Chatham County, Georgia may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Chatham County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Pooler City Hall Pooler GA 100 U.s. 80 31322 912-748-7261

Port Wentworth City Hall Port Wentworth GA 305 South Coastal Highway 31407 912-964-4379

Savannah City Hall Savannah GA # 2, 2 E Bay St 31401 912-651-6510

Tybee Island City Hall Tybee Island GA 403 Butler Avenue 31328 912-786-4573