Sumter County Permits (Georgia)

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

Americus City Clerk Americus GA 101 West Lamar Street 31709 229-924-4411

Sumter County Clerk Americus GA PO Box 295 31709 229-928-4500


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

Americus City Hall Americus GA 101 West Lamar Street 31709 229-924-4411

Andersonville City Hall Andersonville GA 106 North Oglethorpe Street 31711 229-924-2068

De Soto Town Hall De Soto GA 134 South Luke Street 31743 229-874-7219


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

Sumter County Building Department Americus GA 500 West Lamar Street 31709 229-928-4547


A Sumter 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 Sumter County, Georgia may issue county permits. These Sumter 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 Sumter 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.

Sumter County Code Enforcement Americus GA 500 West Lamar Street 31709 229-928-4547