Permits and Code of Ordinances

View the City of Lovejoy’s Code of Ordinance

Permit application will have to be submitted on the original Carbon Copy Form available for pick-up at Lovejoy City Hall. Once completed, permit applications can be submitted via e-mail to ljcity@cityoflovejoy.com or at Lovejoy City Hall (2296 Talmadge Road) 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Monday - Friday.

Building Permit Application

Permit Submittal Requirements (per site/lot/address)

  • Business Licenses (of all applicable contractors)
  • State License (of all applicable contractors)
  • Copy of ID for license holder/contractor
  • Completed & Signed Sub-Contractors Affidavit
  • ID of person submitting/picking-up permit
  • Affidavit authorizing non license holder to pick up permit on licensee’s behalf
  • Completed building permit application
  • House Location Plan (3 copies)
  •  Copy of the NOI (Notice of Intent)
  • An approved House plan (3 copies)
  •  Proof of GSWCC approval, copy of individual lot approval and review approval form
    • Variance fees are $500 per variance
    • Land Disturbance Permits (LDP’s) are $250 each
    • If work is started before a permit is received, permit fees will be doubled

Sub Contractors Affidavit

  • The Subcontractors Affidavit has to be submitted with each building permit
  • Attachments needed: Driver’s License, Business License, and State License

Fence Permit Application

Electrical Permit Application

  • Attachments Needed: Driver’s License, State License, Business License
  • Signed and notarized affidavit will need to be submitted if the contractor is not the personal picking up the approved permit. 

HVAC Permit Application

  • Attachments Needed: Driver’s License, State License, Business License
  • Signed and notarized affidavit will need to be submitted if the contractor is not the personal picking up the approved permit.

Plumbing Permit Application

  • Attachments Needed: Driver’s License, State License, Business License
  • Signed and notarized affidavit will need to be submitted if the contractor is not the personal picking up the approved permit.

Sign Permit Application

  • Color renderings with dimensions for all signs to be installed
  • Business license of the sign contractor
  • Driver’s license of the applicant

Variance Application

Zoning Verification Request

Once your plans or application are approved, and you receive confirmation of the amount due, payments can be made via e-mail using the Credit Card Authorization form , in person at Lovejoy City Hall (2296 Talmadge Road) , or by mail (P.O. Box 220, Lovejoy, GA 30250). 

Payments accepted include: Check, Cash, Credit Cards, and Money Orders.

Submit your inspection Request: Inspection Request

Once your request is submitted, please allow 24-48 hours for it to be processed. Once approved, please allow 2 - 4 business day for Power Release and C.O. approvals to be submitted or issued. (C.O. notifications will be provided to the builders via e-mail.)