The primary mission of the Inspections Division is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the people by ensuring a safe building environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Enforce all codes as prescribed, mandated and amended by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
- Enforce all rules and regulations concerning Erosion and Sediment Controls as mandated by the Georgia State Soil and Water Commission.
- Enforce all rules and regulations concerning site development as prescribed in the Rockdale County Unified Development Ordinance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long after I request an inspection can I expect the inspection to be performed?
An inspection request that is called in prior to 9 a.m. will typically be performed that day. Contact 770-278-7100.
How can I get in touch with the inspector?
The inspectors are available from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the numbers provided.
Can the county do something about mud in the streets?
Citizens can request a site inspection to determine the cause.
2014 National Electric Code – No Georgia Amendments
Frost Depth 12”
Wind Speed 90 mph
Snow Load 5 per sq foot
Site Inspection: performed by the Erosion Control Specialist to insure that all required Erosion and Sediment Control measures are in place before the Land Disturbance Permit is issued (read more here).
Footing Inspection: to be made after excavations are complete and all reinforcing steel is in place; when fill dirt is used to support footings, an engineer’s report of satisfactory compaction shall be available to the inspector at the time of inspection.
In-Slab Plumbing: to be made after all plumbing is installed (before it is covered).
Concrete Slab: when all prep work is complete, the concrete slab will be inspected prior to the placement of concrete.
Combination Rough Inspections: includes framing, plumbing, mechanical and electrical performed prior to the insulation.
Final Electric: to be made after the electrical panel is complete and the building is secure.
Swimming Pool Inspections:
Bonding Inspection: to be made prior to the pool deck being installed to insure that all metal parts are bonded.
Final Pool: to be made after the pool is 100% complete and any required fencing is installed.
Erosion and Sediment Control Specialist