Building and Inspection Division

Building and Inspection Division 

The Building and Inspection Division is located at 136 Keys Ferry Street, 3rd Floor, McDonough, GA 30253.
The office hours are Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM.  The office fax number is (678) 432-4665. 

Vernita McNeil, Permits Coordinator                                                                                                                                   Direct Line:  678-782-6224

Mark Dobson, Building Official                                                                                                                                                        Cell Phone:  404-427-7670      

Charlie McCarter, Building Inspector                                                                                                                                             Cell Phone:  678-618-0524

Ron Harris, Inspector                                                                                                                                                                          Cell Phone:  678-300-4956
Email:  rharris@mcdonoughga.orgh

Building and Inspections staff provide plan review and issue permits for construction activities to ensure that all municipal code requirements are met for construction projects and related activities in the City. 

Inspectors also monitor these activities to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and enforce State and local standards for assuring the quality of design, construction, materials, use and occupancy, location, and maintenance of sites, buildings and structures.

To schedule a next day inspection please call the Inspection Request Line at 678-782-6217 prior to 4:00 PM.  Inspection requests received after 4:00 PM will be scheduled two days out.  All inspections called in on Friday or a holiday before 4:00 PM will be scheduled for the next working day.

Building and Development Permit Applications

Trade Permits

Land Development Permits (LDP)

NPDES Documents available @

Commercial Building Permits

Residential Building Permits

Water and Sewer Tap Applications City of McDonough

Currently Enforced Codes
The City of McDonough enforces the current Georgia State Minimum Standard Codes (click below link) and amendments as published by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

• International Building Code 
• National Electrical Code 
• International Fuel Gas Code 
• International Mechanical Code 
• International Plumbing Code 
• International Residential Code 
• International Energy Conservation Code 
• International Fire Code 
• International Existing Building Code 
• International Property Maintenance Code 

Additional information on the international code series can be found through the International Code Council (ICC) at