Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services

1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton GA 30114

Phone:(678)493-6290   Fax: (678)493-6111

Construction requirement submittal

New Building


Tenant Finish

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 International Building Code (IBC code) and the Life Safety Code (LSC)


Provide the following:

o   Firewall

o   Firebarriers

o   Fire partitions

o   ETC...


o   Rating of doors

o   Fire hardware

o   Panic devices


Is there 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:

o   Mechanical plans

o   Plumbing plans

o   Electrical plans


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   Please complete and submit Owner information certificate asrequested.

o   The following plans have been reviewed by the Cherokee County FireMarshal’s Office.

o   The drawings were reviewed under the applicable laws adopted at thetime.

o   Every effort was made to ensure codecompliance.

o   Any code violations that were missed during the plan review are theowner’s responsibility and must be corrected in order to receive final approval or a certificate ofoccupancy.

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 pipeonly.

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

o   Please call the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s officeat 678-493-6290oremail djbaiamonte@cherokeega.comfor pre-construction meetings and allinspections.



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 thissection.

o   The code is available on our website under 2012 IFCSECTION510EMERGENCYRESPONDERRADIO COVERAGE.

o   The following plans must be electronic submitted to djbaiamonte@cherokeega.comand approved prior to the start ofany construction in theirdiscipline:

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

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