Pursuant to HB 493 (2019), O.C.G.A. 8-2-26(g) allows for private plan review and inspections for residential building permits. Pursuant to HB 493 (2019), O.C.G.A. 8-2-26(g) allows for private plan review and inspections for residential building permits. Local permitting authorities have 30 calendar days to complete plan reviews...

All information subject to change. We will continue to monitor and make updates. Cherokee County Cherokee Encouraging all customers requesting service permits and commercial permits and those submitting site development plans or making business license renewals to make those submissions using the Cityview online portal - https://cityview.cherokeega.com/cvprodportal. ...

Click here to read full article By:  Diana Olick, CNBC Fierce competition for lower-end homes, thanks to a combination of low mortgage rates and record low supply, is driving prices higher. That can make it difficult to figure out whether its cheaper, on a monthly basis, to own...

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association is pleased to announce that Stephen Davis, our Government Affairs Director, has been elected as the Chairman of the DeKalb County Development Services Fiscal Oversight Committee. Stephen is a government and advocacy professional with over a decade of expertise...

From the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Despite improved conditions in the housing industry, a recent episode from The Hill.TV highlighted how communities are still grappling with how to overcome the challenges of housing affordability for many of their residents. Cities such as Washington, D.C.,...

Click here for press release ATLANTA -- The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) held its first Inner Atlanta Chapter luncheon of the year on Tuesday, February 4, at the Southface Energy Institute to discuss the pressing issues that face home builders within the City of...

Click here for press release ATLANTA -- The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) kicked off its 75th anniversary and installed its newly elected officers and board members during the annual Installation & Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 15th, at the Omni Hotel at the Battery. During...

Written By: Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder A state House committee supports taking away much of the discretion local officials have to prohibit inexpensive materials in new home construction. The workforce housing committee’s final report essentially revives a controversial bill that earlier this year pitted many cities and...

The Study Committee on Workforce Housing was created by HR 591 (2019) to review the existing and current practices relating to locally adopted residential design mandates for the purposes of protecting private property rights, allowing for consumer choice, and encouraging the development of affordable housing...

By: Courtney Kueppers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE   ATLANTA - There's a lot of chatter about Atlanta's rapid change — especially the city's population, which has continued to climb in recent years. Now, a new study found that the city is among the quickest growing in...