The mission of the License and Inspection Division of the Planning & Development Department is to administer and enforce the building construction, property maintenance, business license, and alcohol license codes in a professional manner while providing all citizens with cost effective, high quality government services and an environment that enhances the economic well-being and quality of life in Augusta.
The License and Inspection Division handles:
Building Inspections - The Inspection of construction on new commercial and residential buildings as well as renovations and alterations on existing buildings. The inspection Division performs plan reviews on commercial, residential and signage.
Code Enforcement Cases - Property maintenance and housing codes, zoning violations, environmental issues, nuisances, and lot ordinance
Business Licenses - All types
Alcohol Licenses - Consumption on premises, retail packaging, and one day events
Contractors Residential and General Contractors must now be licensed (effective July 1, 2008). Please view the following: