Newton County Permits (Georgia)

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

Mansfield Clerk Mansfield GA 3146 Highway 11 S 30055 770-786-7235

Newton County Clerk Covington GA 1124 Clark Street Southwest 30014 678-625-1202

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

Covington City Hall Covington GA 2116 Stallings Street Northwest 30014 770-385-2020

Newborn City Hall Newborn GA 4224 Georgia 142 30056 770-787-1660

Newborn Town Hall Newborn GA 4224 Georgia 142 30056 770-787-1660

Oxford City Hall Oxford GA 110 West Clark Street 30054 770-786-7004

Porterdale City Hall Porterdale GA 2400 Main Street 30014 770-786-2217


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

Covington Zoning Covington GA 2116 Stallings Street Northwest 30014 770-385-2020

Georgia State Permits Covington GA 2707 Access Road 30016 770-784-2480

Newton County Planning Department Covington GA 1140 Reynolds Street Southwest 30014 770-784-2197