Building and Construction

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If you are planning to undertake building and construction activities in Sandy Springs, you may find useful information located under the following areas of this website:

City Code and Ordinances

The Sandy Springs City Code is comprised of  the collection of laws that have been passed and is accessible on the MuniCode website.

Urban Planning and Zoning

The City’s Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the implementation of rules and regulations found in the City’s Zoning Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan related to the development of property.

Construction Permits & Inspections

The permitting and inspection process protects property owners and the public by verifying new construction and improvements to property are in compliance with State building codes.

Impact Fee Schedule

View the current Impact Fee Schedule.

The City Council approved revision of the impact fee section of its Code of Ordinances during its Oct. 18, 2016 meeting of the City Council.  The amended code and new fee schedule are effective immediately with all permits filed as of Oct 19, 2016 under the approved and revised Code.  

Fire Safety Plan Review

The Fire Marshal's office conducts plan review and inspections on new buildings and renovations to existing buildings. This office also inspects existing buildings.

River Corridor and Flood Zone

The Chattahoochee River Corridor is an area that contains any property within 2000 feet from the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

GIS Mapping

A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.

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