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Welcome to the Official Madison County Georgia Government Web Site
Building Inspection

Telephone: 706-795-6350
Fax: 706-795-5176
Map & Directions
About Us:


 The Building & Zoning Department works to ensure public safety thru code compliance. The department issues permits and performs inspections for all construction, including electrical, hvac, and plumbing work in Madison County. We also address zoning. The Zoning Administrator has a webpage that includes the Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Book and information concerning regulations for zoning.


Teresa Patton


  Tracy Patrick                                    Linda Fortson                               Eddie Pritchett

    Adminisrative Assistant                Zoning Administrator                     Building Inspector  


Physical Address:                                                           Mailing Address:
        91 Albany Ave                                                                P.O. Box 1138
       Danielville, GA  30633                                                    Danielsville, GA  30633

Office Hours:       Monday - Friday                               Phone Number:         706-795-6350
                               8a.m. - 5 p.m.                                                                         706-795-6340

 Fax Number:      706-795-5176



 Permits are issued Monday thru Friday 8a.m. – 4:30p.m.


Inspections need to be called in by 4:30p.m. to be placed on the schedule within the next 48 hoursof  business days. It is the responsibility of the contractor or homeowner to call and cancel any inspection that is not going to be ready. Cancellations should be called in by 9:30a.m. of the inspection to prevent a $50 re-inspect fee.



BEFORE beginning any type of construction contact our department to see what permits will be needed.


It is unlawful for any building used as a residence, and office, or a business to be located, erected, moved, added to or structurally altered 100 sq. ft. or more without obtaining a Building Permit issued by the Building Inspection Department with approval of the Madison County Health Department, where required. It is also unlawful for any accessory building greater than 288 square feet to be located, erected, or moved into the county without obtaining a Building Permit issued by the Building Inspection Department. No Building Permit may be issued except in conformity with the provisions of this ordinance and 


If you live in the cities of Colbert, Comer, or Ila you fall under their jurisdiction. You will need to contact their city hall to see if they require a permit. If a permit is required, then you will get a detailed letter from them with the location, the type of work, what permit they are requiring and that you have met their zoning requirements. After this has been determined you can click on the link below that applies to what you are building to see what the permit requirements are. You will bring those requirements along with the letter from the city to our office and purchase your permit.


City of Colbert – 706-788-2311              City of Comer – 706-783-4552           City of Ila – 706-789-2244

State of Georgia requires ALL general contractors, electricians, HVAC, and plumbers to be licensed and that the counties verify each.


Madison county Building & Zoning requires all contractors, electricians, hvac, and plumbers to register with our department every year, to complete a contractor affidavit for each permit they are listed on and to provide a copy of your license. (These can be printed off the State of Georgia website or you can purchase them when you renew your license).




Click on the links below to print out the registration form, the affidavit and the registration ordinance.

Both forms need to be filled out and returned to our department before any inspections can be performed.


Contractor Ordinance

                                                            Contractor Registration


Permit fees are based on the heated and unheated (porches, decks, garage, basement, etc.) square footage of the structure, the amperage of the meter base, type of heat unit (tonnage or BTU’s), and the number of plumbing fixtures.

 Permit Fee List


Here is a link to the Department of Community Affairs with a list of the construction codes and amendments that Madison County adopted and enforces



The following list are links to the permit requirements. This is not a complete list of what needs to be permitted, again before any type of construction remodel, moving, altering, repair, or change to a structure please contact our department.



            Footing Diagram
            Window Requirements
            Inspection Information

            Pre Health & Safety Inspection Form
             Manufactured Home Ventilation
           Manufactured Skirting

              Plans Review Requirements



               Misc. Forms


Complaint Forms











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