Submit Building Permits Electronically In Dekalb County With Service First Permits
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DEKALB COUNTY BUILDING PERMITS
DeKalb County’s ePermitting online portal offers online building permits, plan review and inspections which are available completely electronically for residents and contractors looking to begin any construction project.
Below is all the information that you need to know about applying for and receiving an online building permit in DeKalb County, so that you can start your project as soon as possible!
Applying for a DeKalb County Building Permit
To receive a swift approval for your electronic building permit in DeKalb County, you must follow the steps, including:
Entering information in the application for
- Work Type
- Occupancy Type
- Declared Valuation
- Building Area
- Project Name
Electronic Document Submission in DeKalb County
You must submit drawings electronically. Once you do, it will prompt the system to send you an invitation email once all fees are paid, and all required supporting documentation is received.
Electronic Plan File Requirements
It is critical that you follow DeKalb County guidelines when uploading plans and documents as files that do not meet DeKalb County guidelines will not be accepted.
PDF Files Only
Only PDF files will be accepted for electronic plan review. PDFs converted from electronic files are preferable to scanned paper copies to facilitate a faster review process.
One File per Sheet
Make sure to upload each sheet of your plan set as a separate file. It is critical that each sheet from the plan set be saved as a different file to enable ePlans to function properly. Any reports or other documents uploaded by the applicant to the drawings folder may be uploaded as multi-page PDFs.
Each file in the plan set should begin with the page number written as a three digit number.
Each page of the approved plan set will be stamped by the County to show that the drawings have been approved. To ensure there is space on your plans for the County’s stamp, the customer must leave a clear space of 2.5” width x 4.5” height, offset 1” from the top and 3.5” from the right of the page.
Receive an Approval Quickly on Your Building Permit Submission
At Service First Permits, we expertly organize the documentation and prepare it for submission following the unique requirements of DeKalb County.
This means that we take the stress and work related to gathering, converting and applying for an ePermit in DeKalb County off your hands, so you can focus on your project.
To begin, contact us for your free electronic permit consultation now.