Brantley
County

PLANNING
& BUILDING

Brantley County
PLANNING & BUILDING

Mobile Home Permit Application – PDF file

Building Permit Application – PDF file

New Address Request Form – PDF file

If you are buying a NEW manufactured home or commercial unit to move onto the new property (vacant lot), You will need:
  • New well and septic tank permits -$135 – Brantley County Environmental Health
  • New address – $25
  • New Mobile Home Site Permit – $300
  • State licensed movers & installers for manufactured homes.
  • A minimum of 1 acre for each home is required.
If you are buying a USED manufactured home or commercial unit to move onto the new property (vacant lot), You will need:
  • New well and septic tank permit – $135 – Brantley County Environmental Health
  • Habitability Inspection (in-county) – $60
  • Habitability Inspection (out-of-county) – $60 + $.485/mile
  • Mobile Home Site Permit – $300
  • New physical address – $25
  • Current tax decal receipt for used manufactured home
  • State licensed movers & installers for manufactured home
  • A minimum of 1 acre for each home is required.
If you are buying a NEW or USED manufactured home or commercial unit to move onto an existing lot, you will need:
  • Existing septic tank / Existing Well – $60( Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • Existing septic tank / New Well – $65 (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • New septic tank / New Well – $135 (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • New septic tank / Existing Well – $130 (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • Used Mobile Home – Habitability Inspection – (in-County – $60 /out-of-county -$60 +$.485/mile)
  • Mobile Home Site Permit – $300
  • Addressing: Verify existing address – no charge / New address – $25
  • Current tax decal receipt for used manufactured home
  • State licensed movers & installers can move and set home manufactured homes
  • A minimum of 1 acre for each home is required
If you are building a ONE or TWO-family dwelling, or mobile home permit you will need:
  • Existing septic tank / Existing Well – $60( Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • Existing septic tank / New Well – $65 (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • New septic tank / New Well – $135 (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • New septic tank / Existing Well – $130 (Brantley County Environmental Health
  • Bring in two complete sets of house plans or detailed drawings approved by building officials and pay a $25 plan review fee.
  • Fill out appropriate permit applications and pay fees.
  • Addressing: Verify existing address – no charge / New address – $25
For COMMERCIAL or INDUSTRIAL structures (new construction, Additions & Alterations):
  • Owners should contact Brantley County Environmental Health for detailed information concerning environmental health fee and inspections.
  • Bring in two complete sets of house plans or detailed drawings approved by building officials and pay a $25 plan review fee.
  • Fill out appropriate permit applications and pay fees (basic fee is $60) if there is electrical, plumbing, or mechanical, additional fees will apply.
  • Addressing: Verify existing address – no charge / New address – $25

Any type of construction over 120 sq. ft requires a building permit

BUILDING Permit Requirements

The following items and steps are required before a building permit is issued:

  • Verification from the Brantley County Tax Commissioner’s Office that there is no delinquent tax on the property where the proposed project will take place
  • Assignment of our verification of a physical 911 address where the project is to take place. Fee for new address: $25.00
  • Inspection/Permit for septic system/water or access to municipal service. See General Information Sheet for pricing
  • Assessment of culvert needs by the Brantley County Public Works Department for property accesses a county-maintained road. Access to a property from a state highway must be handled by the Georgia Department of Transportation
  • Two sets of blueprints or a detailed drawing to include dimensions, placement of walls, plumbing fixtures, counters/cabinets, large appliances, mechanical, and major electrical devices. The inspector reserves the right to reject detailed drawings that he deems inadequate. Commercial – 2 sets of complete plans to include footers/slab, cross members, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing
  • Valuation of the proposed project
  • The building permit application completed and reviewed with the Brantley County Planning and Building office and signed by the applicant
  • Site Plan – Must include Lot size/dimensions, setbacks from property lines, water, and sewer locations/tie-ins, elevation, and any buffers.
MANUFACTURED HOME Permit Requirements

The following items and steps are required before a manufactured home permit is issued:

  • If the unit is pre-owned/used, a Habitability Inspection must be complete on it. Brantley County will inspect units within this county or a county that borders it; a certified inspector of your choice and arranging must complete all others. Inspections handle by Brantley County Planning and Building will be completed following a $60.00 inspection fee within the County, outside the County $60.00 plus .485 cent a mile from Brantley County Planning and Building office and back Assignment of or verification of a physical 911 address where the manufactured will be set-up. The fee for the new address is $25.00 Inspection/Permit for septic system/water or access to municipal service. (Brantley County Environmental Health)
  • Assessment of culvert needs by the Brantley County Public Works Department for a property that accesses a county-maintained road. Access to a property from a state highway must be handled by the Georgia Department of Transportation
  • Copy of the title front and back on a pre-own/used manufactured home or the Form 500 & PT41 for a new manufactured home to prove ownership
  • 911 Address where the manufactured is currently located
  • The name of the landowner where the manufactured home is to be set up
  • Proof of no delinquent tax on the manufactured home or property where the unit is to be set up
  • Cost of manufactured home
  • Year, make, model, & size of the home with the number of bedrooms & bathrooms
  • State licensed mover and installer
FEE SCHEDULE – Building Permits

Any type of construction greater than 120 square feet requires a building permit

New Construction Residential & Commercial Structures:

  • $0.30 per square foot for all heated space
  • $0.15 per square foot for all enclosed un-heated space
  • $0.05 per square foot on all open and/or covered space (i.e. porches, decks)
  • Electrical Permit: $10.00, plus $3.00 per 1,000 square feet
  • Plumbing Permit: $10.00, plus $1.00 per plumbing fixture
  • Mechanical Permit: $10.00 per unit (new homes). No permit needed for a window unit

Non-Heated/Cooled Accessory Structures:

Enclosed utility, shed detached garages, etc.
$0.15 per square foot or $60 whichever is greater

Open Covered/Uncovered Structures:
Open shelters, lean-to structures, porches, decks, carports, etc
$0.05 per square foot or $60 whichever is greater

Electrical permit: rewire, change out, new service (vacant house/mobile home) $60
Plumbing permit: $60
Mechanical permit: $60
Habitability Inspection: Manufactured Home/Commercial Office Unit $60 ($.485/mile if out-of-county)
Re-inspection Fee: $50
One re-inspection on residential/commercial new construction is included in the initial permit. Any additional re-inspections will incur the fee
Swimming pools, Hot Tubs, Spas: $75.00 Public use, $60 private
Agricultural buildings: For all new buildings used for agricultural purposes, new constructions, alterations & additions to existing buildings, the building permit fee will be $60. If there is electrical, plumbing or mechanical, additional fees will apply.
After the Fact Permit: Permit issued after construction has started – All fees+100% if fees
Minimum Permit Fee: The minimum permit fee is $60. Any applications below that mark will be rounded up.