Fulton County, Georgia Building Codes

Building Codes References

• The codes, AHJ’s and utilities listed here apply to unincorporated areas of Fulton County. For development of property inside city limits contact that city for zoning, code and other development issues.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Structural CodeIBC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Plumbing CodeIPC 2006 w/Georgia Amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 w/Georgia Amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Accessibility CodeADAAG (Georgia Access Law, Chapter 120-3-20)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Energy CodeIECC 2006 w/Georgia amendments (2009)Georgia amendments online and Fulton Municode
Other CodesEnergy Code Compliance Software Programs: REScheck, formerly MECcheck, for residential construction and COMcheck for commercial construction in Georgia are available to download from the Department of Energy (DOE) energy codes webpage at: http://www.energycodes.gov/software_downloads.stm

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralBrad Thomas
Chief Inspector
Phone: (404) 612-2718
PlumbingThomas Harper
Code Enforcement Coordinator
Phone: (404) 613-3227
ZoningAngela Parker
Acting Director of Environment & Community Develop
Phone: (404) 612-8080
PlanningAngela Parker
Acting Director of Environment & Community Develop
Phone: (404) 612-8080
Public WorksPublic Works Dept.
Phone: (404) 612-7400