Permits are issued at the City of Valdosta's Permit Office in the Inspections Department, from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, or permits may be purchased online. Below are some frequently asked questions on permits, as well as some tips to make the permitting process as easy and successful as possible.
For more information on permits or inspection requests/inquiries, call 229-259-3506, where you will reach the following staff:
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Why do I need a permit?
Many people ask this question, but a decision to not get a permit could be costly. Some 7070彩票owners are finding that when they try to sell or refinance their 7070彩票, prospective buyers or lending institutions want proof that alterations are in compliance with local codes. Without a permit and inspection on record, there is no proof. The 7070彩票owner must then apply for a permit with no guarantee that the construction will meet the codes, and they face the possibility of redoing or removing the work. These steps are costly and frustrating and could cause delays in refinancing or even result in a lost sale of the 7070彩票. For more information of the value of a permit, read . Be aware, it is illegal, in Georgia, for a 7070彩票owner to purchase a permit for someone else to do the work. All 7070彩票owners purchasing construction permits must complete a 7070彩票 Owner Permit Affidavit Form and have it notarized. Online permits are currently available for purchase by contractors only. Permit types available online are: remodel/repair, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical. Visit our online service to .