Building Inspection

The Lowndes County Building Inspection Department is responsible for:

  •             Reviewing building plans
  •             Issuing building permits
  •             Mobile home set up permits
  •             Mobile home mover’s permits
  •             Miscellaneous electrical, plumbing & mechanical permits
  •             Conducting building inspections
  •             Issuing Certificates of Occupancy for construction
  •             Reviewing all permits for flood plain determination

All permits shall be obtained prior to the commencement of any construction activities.

This department also investigates citizen complaints and reviews citizen request for dilapidated property.

Lowndes County participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The NFIP provides federally backed flood insurance that encourages communities to enact and enforce flood plain regulations. Since its inception in 1968, the program has been very successful in helping flood victims get back on their feet. In order to assist you, the Lowndes County Building Inspection office will provide information concerning properties located in special flood hazard areas.

The Building Department is here to help you with your project. Whether you are contractor or homeowner: please do not hesitate to call with any questions you may have.