Due to the overwhelming impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the HBAG offices are temporarily closed.  Staff is working remotely and can be reached best by email.  Please click HERE for a listing of email addresses.  We appreciate your understanding. 

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Construction is Essential Business in Governor’s Shelter-in-Place

Governor Brian Kemp has issued Executive Order “To Ensure a Safe and Healthy Georgia” which requires all Georgians to stay home in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Housing construction and other “critical infrastructure workforce” are exempted from this mandate. To read the full list of exempted industries, click here.
Companies or individuals not considered critical infrastructure workforce may perform Minimum Basic Operations as defined in the Order.
These exempted industries must protect their workforce by implementing safety measures in the workplace or on the jobsite. See guidance from NAHB about how to maintain a safe and healthy jobsite here.
This Executive Order from Governor Kemp supersedes all local orders adopted to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Governor Issues Executive Order Regarding Inspections

The Home Builders Association of Georgia continues to advocate on behalf of our members during this healthcare state of emergency. We are grateful to Governor Brian Kemp for his recognition of the service our members provide to their communities and his commitment to keep those services working through this unprecedented crisis. On March 20, the Office of Governor Brian Kemp issued the following executive order: “Reducing Regulations to Assist the State’s Response to the Spread of COVID-19”

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CDC Direct Contact Guidelines

Private Plan Review and Third Party Inspection

Pursuant to HB 493 (2019), O.C.G.A. 8-2-26(g) allows for private plan review and inspections for residential building permits.

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