DeKalb County Permits (Georgia)

Search for DeKalb 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 DeKalb County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as DeKalb County permits. Clerks in DeKalb 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 DeKalb County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a DeKalb County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Dekalb County Clerk Decatur GA 1300 Commerce Drive 30030 404-371-2162

Doraville City Clerk Doraville GA 3725 Park Avenue 30340 770-451-8745

Georgia Clerk Atlanta GA 1875 Century Boulevard Northeast 30345 404-327-6023

Lithonia City Clerk Lithonia GA 6920 Main Street 30058 770-482-0152


A DeKalb 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 DeKalb 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 DeKalb County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Avondale Estates City Hall Avondale Estates GA 21 N Avondale Plz 30002 404-294-5400

Clarkston City Hall Clarkston GA 1055 Rowland Street 30021 404-296-6489

Decatur City Hall Decatur GA 509 N McDonough St 30030 404-370-4100

Dunwoody Town Hall Dunwoody GA 5455 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd 30338 770-668-0401

Pine Lake City Hall Pine Lake GA 459 Pine Drive 30072 404-292-4250

Stone Mountain City Hall Stone Mountain GA 875 Main Street 30083 770-413-0607


A DeKalb 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 DeKalb 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. DeKalb County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These DeKalb 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.

Chamblee Permits Chamblee GA 5468 Peachtree Road 30341 770-986-5024

DeKalb County Building Department Decatur GA 330 West Ponce de Leon Avenue 30030 404-371-2517

DeKalb County Permits Decatur GA 3630 Camp Circle 30032 404-297-3934

DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Department Decatur GA 1300 Commerce Drive 30030 404-371-2155

DeKalb Zoning Decatur GA 330 West Ponce de Leon Avenue 30030 404-371-4915

Decatur Zoning Decatur GA 509 North McDonough Street 30030 404-370-4104


A DeKalb County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in DeKalb County, Georgia may issue county permits. These DeKalb County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These DeKalb County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

DeKalb County Code Enforcement Decatur GA 4400 Memorial Drive 30032 404-294-2461