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Building Permit Guidelines

Permit Resources

View the links below to access resources that explain important permit requirements and help you manage your permits from application to completion.

For the quickest, smoothest permit process, it's worthwhile to check out our guidelines before you start your permit application.

Pre-application consultation with staff is available at the Community Development counter or by appointment.  Click here for help with using the CSS Portal for Permits.  If you need additional assistance, please contact the Building Division at 678-512-3250 or buildingpermits@johnscreekga.gov.

General Guidelines

Do I Need a Permit?
Guide to the Permit Process
Building FAQ
Fee Schedule


Application Requirements

Building Permit Submittal Requirements
Application Documents & Plans
File Format Requirements
Site Plan Requirements

Managing Permits

Before You Start Your Building Project
Site Initial Inspection
Request a Certificate of Occupancy/Completion
Change of Contractor
Request a Permit Renewal/Extension

CSS Portal User Guides

How to Create an Account
How to Register as a Contractor
How to Apply for a Permit
How to Pay an Invoice
Managing Permits in the CSS Portal
Inspections Quick Guide