Building Inspections & Permits 

The Building Department is in charge of all building permits in the City. The department handles all building inspections for new construction and renovation on existing structures. The department will conduct inspections on existing buildings for safety that lasts for two years.

“The City of Thomaston enforces all of the state minimum standard codes enumerated in O.C.G.A. § 8-2-20, specifically including those referred to in subdivisions (9)(B)(i):

  1. International Building Code (ICC);
  2. National Electrical Code (NFPA);
  3. International Fuel Gas Code (ICC);
  4. International Mechanical Code (ICC);
  5. International Plumbing Code (ICC) as amended by O.C.G.A. § 8-2-3;
  6. International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (ICC);
  7. International Energy Conservation Code (ICC);
  8. International Fire Code (ICC);
  9. International Existing Building Code (ICC);
  10. International Property Maintenance Code (ICC);
  11. Any other codes deemed appropriate by the board for the safety and welfare of Georgia's citizens of such section, are hereby adopted as codes of the city, including the amendments
  12. thereto made from time to time, in accordance with the provisions of O.C.G.A. § 8-2-23.
  13. And City of Thomaston Ordinances..


Building Inspection Request Form

Code Enforcement

City of Thomaston Code Enforcement Officers are responsible for code enforcement for the city. Officer Robbins & Smith enforce city codes in regards to existing or demolition structures.