Applications, Forms and Fees

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*All applications, Forms and Fees should be submitted to The Design, Environment & Construction Office at 2635 Talley Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Monday-Friday 9 a.m-4 p.m.

Request an Inspection Online

> Building Inspection Request 

> Engineering Inspection Request
> Fire Inspection Request
1. Refer to your approved permit documents to determine your required inspections.

2. Click the appropriate link above to request your inspection

3. Inspection request must be received on a regular business day by 3 p.m. the day before the requested day of inspection.

Building Permit 
HVAC Permit
Plumbing Permit 
Electrical Permit 
Homeowner Affidavit
Temporary-Permanent Power Request 
Right of Way Permit Application
Sign Permit Application
Request for Change in Comprehensive Land Use
Request for Change in Zoning 
Request for Variance 
Certificate of Appropriateness 
Certificate of Exemption
Site Development Application (Exempt Single Family)
Authorized Agent Affidavit 

Board and Commission Schedule; Contains meeting dates and application deadlines for the Decatur Downtown Development Authority, Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Submittal Forms

Building Permit Information Notice
Residential Plan Submittal Checklist
Sample Residential Plan Submittal
Single Family Dwelling Submittal Flowchart

High Performance Building Standards


Schedule of Fees(PDF)

NOTE: The city accepts  all major credit/debit cards, checks and money orders made payable to "City of Decatur". The fee for a returned check is $50.

Other possible fees:
Application for Water/Sewer Service (DeKalb County)

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