Building Inspections

The City of Grovetown Building Inspections Department is responsible for ensuring construction standards and practices are in compliance with the building codes for residential and commercial development in order to promote the general health, safety and welfare of our citizens, business owners and guests.  

The Department of Community Affairs has adopted 8 new mandatory State Minimum Standard Codes with new Georgia State Amendments which became effective on January 1, 2020.  The new codes and amendments are as follows:  

  • 2018 International Building Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Residential Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Fire Code with no Amendments
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2020 National Electrical Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code with Georgia Amendments
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code with Georgia Amendments
Copies of the 2020 Georgia State Amendments are available on DCA's webpage at:
https://www.dca.ga.gov/node/5689 

Horace Kitchens
Building Official/Inspector
Desk: 706-860-5094 Ext. 316
Cell: 706-421-8610