Building Inspections

It is the function of the Inspection Division of the Community Development Department to ensure permitted projects are constructed in a safe manner adhering to the minimum building codes adopted by the City of Hampton and the State of Georgia.

The following inspections are required for new construction projects:

• Sub-slab

• Footing/slab

• House Sheathing and House Wrap

• Rough-in Framing – Plumbing, electrical, gas, and mechanical

• Insulation

• Building sewer

• Permanent electrical service

• Final acceptance and issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy

After all inspections are completed successfully and a termite letter has been submitted a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued. No building shall be occupied without a Certificate of Occupancy.

To schedule an inspection or for questions regarding the inspection process contact the Department of Community Development at 770-946-4306.

Please note that specific times are not provided for inspections. All inspections will be completed within 2 business days.

Resources

Georgia Department of Community Affairs – The regulatory agency for building codes and construction licensing for the State of Georgia

International Code Council – Additional code source