Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services


Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services

Community Risk Reduction Division

Fire Marshal's Office

1130 Bluffs Parkway Canton, Georgia, 30114

678-493-6290 office


To obtain a building permit, for the following construction:

New Building Construction, an Addition, Tenant Finish or a shell building

This is not an all-inclusive list but this should be used as a guide for plan submittal.

The following is required by the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s Office for plan submittal for commercial projects in Cherokee County:

This is for construction and possible change in use.

Please provide compliance and notes for the following on the plans according to the


Provide the following:

o        Firewalls

o        Fire Barriers

o        Fire Partitions

o        Etc.


The door schedule to include the following:


There must be a Knox Box on the building.

The FDC is not to be placed on the building.

A site plan indicating the location of the building.

Are the plans for?

For and addition or a remodel provide the following:

 Include the following as needed:

 Effective January 30, 2014 State Adopted Codes:

  Please verify all currents Georgia State Amendments

*These amendments to the State Minimum Standard Codes can be found at the GeorgiaDepartment of Community Affairs web site. All listed amendments for each corresponding code are applicable.

o   The following plans have been reviewed by the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s Office. The drawings were reviewed under the applicable laws adopted at the time. Every effort was made to ensure code compliance. Any code violations that were missed during the plan review are the owner’s responsibility and must be corrected in order to receive final approval or a certificate of occupancy.

o   The following are required, a pre-construction meeting, a 50%, 80% and 100% inspection.

o   Sprinkler pipes require a pipe check prior to the hanging of the sprinkler pipe, for welded pipe only.

o   Site work needs a pre-construction meeting as well as underground inspections.

o   Please schedule all inspections on the CityView Portal. If there are problems scheduling the inspection please call the Fire Marshal’s office at 678-493-6290


o   Please add the note below to the coversheet of all construction plans being submitted to the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s office for review.

o   The following plans must be electronic submitted to djbaiamonte@cherokeega.comand approved prior to the start of any construction in their discipline:

o   The plans will be emailed back to applicant and a hard copy job site set of plans must be kept on site.

o   The Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s will not require a hard copy of the plans.


o   This will be determined at the 80% inspection. If there is not proper radio coverage from the inside of the building, you will be required to comply with this section.

o   The code is available on our website under 2012 IFC SECTION 510 EMERGENCY RESPONDER RADIO COVERAGE.