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Rob Hosack, AICP
Director
comdev@cobbcounty.org

Open Records Request:
comdevopenrecords
@cobbcounty.org

FAX: 770.528.2126

P.O. Box 649
Marietta, GA
30061

Office hours:
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.

Inspections

Lee McClead, CBO
Development & Inspections Manager
lmcclead@cobbcounty.org
P.O. Box 649

Marietta, GA 30061
770.528.2038

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

Erosion Inspections

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 INSPECTIONS
Building Footing/Foundation
Building Rough Framing
Building Final
Building Slab
Building Wall Cover
Building Ceiling Cover


Building insulation (Eff. for permits issued 7/1/20011)



111
112
113
115
116
117

120

ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS
Electrical Rough
Electrical Under Ground
Electrical Wall Cover
Electrical Ceiling Cover
Electrical Final
Temporary Power Poles
Temporary Power Release
Electrical In Slab
Electrical Low Voltage
Electrical Sign
Electrical Mobile Homes



220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
230


PLUMBING INSPECTIONS
Plumbing In Slab
Sewer
Plumbing Rough
Plumbing Final
Plumbing Gas Line
Water Line
Plumbing Wall Cover
Plumbing Ceiling Cover


331
332
333
334
335
336
337
338

HVAC INSPECTIONS
HVAC Gas Line
HVAC Duct Work
HVAC Rough
HVAC Final
HVAC Wall Cover
HVAC Ceiling Cover

OTHER INSPECTIONS
Zoning Compliance
Erosion Violation Inspection
Pool Location Inspection

Arborist Inspection


441
442
443
444
445
446


551
561

571

581



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



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