Build Sandy Springs Website

Before You Apply

Use our digital Permit Discovery tool to simplify the permitting process. Plan Sandy Springs is a guided experience to help you discover where in the City a project is allowed, which permits you need to apply for, and an estimate of associated fees. 

Visit Plan Sandy Springs

Applying for a Permit

Build Sandy Springs is the permit management website for the City of Sandy Springs. Registration is required to utilize the website.  The public can also use Build Sandy Springs to search projects by permit type, date, address, permit number or project name.


Permitting Website Tutorials

Please review the following documents for general help with navigating and using the Build Sandy Springs resource:

  1. What is Build Sandy Springs?
  2. How to Login & Register
  3. How to Apply for a Permit
  4. How to Navigate Your Permit Page
  5. How to Pay Permit Fees
  6. How to Upload Plan Revisions
  7. How to Request Inspections
  8. How to Submit Plan Modifications
  9. How to Submit As-Built Drawings 
  10. How to Request a Certificate of Occupancy/Completion

Build Seminar - Sandy Springs Permitting from A to Z (June 2022 Combined PDF)


The Permitting Process


1. Apply for a Permit
2. Pay Permit Fees
3. Plan Review
4. Permit Card Issuance


5. Inspections
6. Plan Modifications
7. As-Builts
8. Certificates of Occupancy/Completion

Lantern Parade
City Event

Sandy Springs Lantern Parade

Saturday, April 13
Save the date for the 2024 Lantern Parade at Morgan Falls Overlook Park: Saturday, April 13!
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City Green Live
City Springs Event

City Green Live 2024

Friday, April 26
City Green Live is a high-energy concert experience, featuring nationally touring artists. Invite your friends, grab a drink, and enjoy live music under the stars! 
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Press Release

“Tree Cities of the World” Recognition

Thursday, April 21
The City earned the "Tree Cities of the World" recognition for the third year in a row. According to a tree canopy assessment performed using imagery from the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Imagery Program, Sandy Springs is 57% to 60% tree covered.
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