The Oglethorpe County Building Official is responsible for ensuring the public safety through the enforcement of construction standards. The Building Official reviews building plans, issues building permits, and performs inspections to ensure compliance with codes related to aspects of life-safety, structural integrity, handicap accessibility, and electrical, plumbing, fuel gas, heating and air conditioning systems. Oglethorpe County enforces the International Building Codes as prescribed by the International Code Council, mandated by and amended by the State of Georgia.

Building Inspector
Tim Shelnutt

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 261
Lexington, Georgia 3064

Physical Address:

111 West Main Street 

Lexington, GA 30648

Phone:

(706) 743-5270

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Phone
(706) 743-5270

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648

Physical Address
105 Union Point Road
Lexington, GA 30648

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