NOTE: If you are a state licensed contractor and have not been previously issued a permit in the City of Perry, please contact 478-988-2720 prior to online submittals. All submittal attachments must be in a PDF format. Instructional sheets for permit filing can be found on the Building Permit page.

Citizens Self Service Portal FAQ’s
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Commercial
Citizens Self Service Portal Filing Instructions – Residential

The Building Permits and Inspections Division is responsible for coordinating the review of building and site plans for compliance with the minimum codes adopted by City Council. Inspections are periodically conducted to ensure buildings and site developments are being constructed in compliance with codes and approved plans.

Building codes are adopted by City Council and the State of Georgia. The Land Management Ordinance is adopted by City Council.

Building permits are required for residential, commercial, and industrial structures; including, building additions, swimming pools, renovations, and remodels and accessory structures over 199 square feet.
Permits are also required for certain electrical, plumbing, and mechanical work for all structures.

Development Timeline
Development Plan Review Process

Permit Requirements

Prior to the submittal of commercial plans a pre-application must be held. All commercial plans are required to be reviewed by the Perry Fire & Emergency Services and Community Development Departments. Prior to the issuance of a permit, all reviews must be completed and associated fees paid.

Accessory Structures
Citizen’s Self Service Portal FAQ’s
Commercial Permit Requirements Application Process
Commercial Permit Requirements
Commercial Permit Requirements – Small Tenant Space Interior
Demoliton of Structures
Electrical, Mechnical, & Plumbing
Field Inspection Procedures
Permit Licensing Requirements
Residential Permit Requirements
Swimming Pools & Spas
Water & Sewer Service

Estimated review times for:

Commercial Plans – Thirty (30) business days
Residential Plans – Ten (10) business days

Should plans require resubmittal, review time will restart.

For inquiries on permits please contact Ms. Dante Braddy at or 478.988.2726.