Permit Application Forms

Effective January 1, 2022, the base fees for all permits will increase from $75.00 to $80.00

Fees and charges effective January 1, 2022

Permit fees may be paid by cash, check, money order, American Express,Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and Apple Pay

Checks should be made payable to: Athens-Clarke County

Building permit applications may be emailed to

Electrical, Hvac, Gas, and Plumbing Permit Applications may be emailed or faxed to our office at 706-613-3527 and payment made by credit card.  Please email permit applications to

Temporary Fire Hydrant fees and water & sewer fees may be paid by cash or check only.

Permit Application Forms