NOTE: If you are a state licensed contractor, architect, engineer and have not been previously been issued a permit in the City of Perry, please contact 478-988-2720 prior to online submittals. All submittal attachments must be in a PDF format. Click here for further details and instructions for the online development services portal. The portal also has a help feature which can further assist you.

Building Inspections

The Inspection Division ensures permitted projects are constructed in a safe manner adhering to the minimum building codes adopted by the City of Perry and the State of Georgia.

The following inspections are required for new construction projects:

  • Sub-slab
  • Footing/slab
  • Rough-in Framing - Plumbing, electrical, gas, and mechanical
  • Insulation
  • Building sewer
  • Permanent electrical service
  • Final acceptance and issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy

A Certificate of Occupancy is issued after all inspections are successfully completed. A building may not be occupied without a Certificate of Occupancy.

For questions regarding the inspection process contact the Department of Community Development at 478-988-2719. All inspections must be made through the online portal.


Georgia Department of Community Affairs
The regulatory agency for building codes and construction licensing for the State of Georgia

International Code Council
Additional code source