Residential/Commercial Building Permit Portal
The Clayton County permit applications and support documents are available in our office or you may visit https://www.claytoncountyga.gov/government/community-development/forms-and-applications/building-permits to download and complete the application.
Application and support documents can be submitted on this page by filling out the form below and uploading all required documents.
Alternatively, completed application, support documents and fees can be submitted in person to the address below:
Clayton County Community Development
Permits and License
121 South McDonough Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236
The following are required for new applications:
Georgia State Contractors license.
Business license originating from State of Georgia.
Driver's License of contractor.
If homeowner is the contractor, complete homeowner affidavit.
Approved Septic tank letter and tank location plan from GA Dept. of Environment Health for new/addition structures and food service structures.
For new residential dwellings, subcontractor affidavits are required.
For new residential dwellings, a PDF copy of site plan, elevations (all sides), grading permit and floor plan are required.
Original stamped survey is required for dwellings not part of a recorded subdivision plat stating that no portion of property is in a flood plain.
All commercial scope of work requires a PDF copy of construction plans for all trades (electrical, HVAC, plumbing).
To start the online process, please use the following form to upload all documents:
Upload saved and completed application and any additional documentation required. Any additional required documents will be listed on page 2 of the application package.