The following information will be referred to as the Building Standards Procedures Manual. Its purpose is to provide the building industry in Augusta with a single source of written policies, procedures, and information to aid in the successful administration of the Building Construction Standards.

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Where work for which a permit is required by the code is started or proceeded prior to obtaining said permit. A penalty of $500 shall be added to permit fee, but the payment of such fee shall not relieve any persons from fully complying with the requirements of this code in the execution of the work nor from any other penalties prescribed herein.

Business Licenses

General contractors and plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and low voltage professionals must obtain their business license from the License and Inspection Department.

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