Rob Hosack, AICP
Open Records Request:
P.O. Box 649
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Community Development Agency
IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding Energy Conservation Code and Certified Duct
and Envelope Tightness (DET) Testing effective 7/1/2011.
Lee McClead, CBO
Development & Inspections Manager
P.O. Box 649
Marietta, GA 30061
The Inspections office is responsible for administering and enforcing all applicable building codes with regard to residential and commercial construction in the permitting jurisdiction of the unincorporated areas of Cobb County, as well as providing assistance to our customers so that they may understand and meet the code requirements for their project.
In order to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens in the permitting jurisdiction of the unincorporated areas of Cobb County, all construction must meet a series of requirements set forth by specific building codes. This includes new construction, additions to existing structures and remodeling. Both residential and commercial construction must meet these codes, and it is our job to enforce them.
To request an erosion inspection or re-inspection, please call (770) 528-2190 and provide the following information: building permit number, contact name, contact number, date of the request and lot number/address. Also, for larger developments please provide the: SPR permit number, contact name, contact number, date of the request and site address.
Contact numbers to discuss issues with Inspections
If you need to speak to someone regarding a permit please contact the applicable section. Please have your permit number available when placing call.
Electrical Section: 770-528-2086 Inspector Territory Map
Plumbing/Mechanical Section: 770-528-2157 Inspector Territory Map
Residential & Commercial Building section: 770-528-2051 Inspector Territory Map
Residential Permit Office: 770-528-2060, 770-528-2062, or 770-528-2061
Commercial Permit office: 770-528-2071
Cobb County Water/Sewer System: 770-419-6320
The current codes adopted by Cobb County Commission as required by the Georgia Department of Communities Affair are as follows:
- International Building Code, 2006
- International Fire Code, 2006
- International Mechanical Code, 2006
- International Plumbing Code, 2006
- International Residential Code, 2006
- National Electrical Code, 2011
- International Fuel Gas Code, 2006
- International Energy Conservation Code, 2009
- International Property Maintenance Code, 2006
- Georgia Accessibility Code, 2011
To request an erosion inspection or reinspection, please call (770) 528-2190 and provide the following information: building permit number, contact name, contact number, date of the request and lot number/address. Also, for larger developments please provide the: SPR permit number, contact name, contact number, date of the request and site address.
How to Schedule an Inspection
To request an Inspection call the IVR system at 770-528-2073. Below is a list of the new inspection codes for the system. These codes are also available by phone when you dial the IVR system. Also, please have your permit number available when calling. AIRS phone number is also located on the permit. Inspections requested will be performed within two business days.
COBB IVR INSPECTION CODES
Building Rough Framing
Building Wall Cover
Building Ceiling Cover
Building insulation (Eff. for permits issued 7/1/20011)
Electrical Under Ground
Electrical Wall Cover
Electrical Ceiling Cover
Temporary Power Poles
Temporary Power Release
Electrical In Slab
Electrical Low Voltage
Electrical Mobile Homes
Plumbing In Slab
Plumbing Gas Line
Plumbing Wall Cover
Plumbing Ceiling Cover
HVAC Gas Line
HVAC Duct Work
HVAC Wall Cover
HVAC Ceiling Cover
Erosion Violation Inspection
Pool Location Inspection
Certificates of Occupancy
Residential certificates of occupancy are typically issued at the location of the structure under construction after the final inspection has passed. For a commercial certificate of occupancy please call 770-528-2051, after all inspections have passed and two days prior to your need to pick up the c.o.
2012 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals
Home Builders Advisory Board
Electrical Advisory Board
Plumbing Advisory Board
Heating Advisory Board