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Permits
Name Change - This permit is required when an electrical account is being transferred to another person.  The fee is $50.00.  This covers an electrical inspection.  If the property has a septic tank and it has not been inspected by the Department of Health in the past 5 years, it must be inspected.  The permit office will supply the paperwork to be taken to the health department to schedule that inspection.  They charge $30.00.

Building - This permit is issued for the construction of any building or addition over 200 square feet. It is also issued for portable buildings, and outbuildings.

Electrical - This permit is issued for electrical work.

MechanicalThis permit is issued for HVAC work.

Plumbing - This permit is issued for plumbing work.

Mobile home move-on permit
 - This permit must be purchased when moving a mobile home into or within Charlton County.  The cost is $.40/sf.  If the mobile home is previously owned, there is a $100.00 pre-inspection fee + $.50/mile outside of Charlton County.  *NOTE*  A fine will be charged if a mobile home is moved into or within Charlton County without a move-on permit.

The following is required when applying for a move-on permit:
  • Bill of Sale and Title or Sales Agreement from Dealer; whichever applies
  • Name of setup company and their license number issued by the State of Georgia
  • Affidavits completed by the Setup Company, Electrical Contractor, and Mechanical (HVAC) Contractor.  An affidavit is also required from the Plumbing contractor if the setup requires City of Folkston water connection.

Move Off - This permit must be purchased when moving a mobile home out of Charlton County.

Demo - This permit must be purchased when tearing down any structure in Charlton County.

Sarah Reynolds
Permit Clerk
Email


P: (912) 496-3826
F: (912) 496-4645


Mailing Address

68 Kingsland Drive
Suite C
Folkston, GA 31537-2872


Physical Address
68 Kingsland Drive
Suite C

Folkston, GA 31537-8969


Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8am-1pm & 2pm-5pm


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