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 submittal requirements

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:

 The following is for new 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)

C Actual height/ number of stories;


Provide the following:

A door schedule to include the following:


A Knox Box will be provided.

The FDC is not to be placed on the building.

 A site plan indicating the location of the building.

 Are the plans for?

Please indicate this on the plans.

 For and addition or a remodel provide the following:

Provide Complete:

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.

 Please complete and submit an Owner Information Certificate as required.

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

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

o   Every effort was made to ensure code compliance.

o   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 call the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s office at 678-493-6290 or email for pre-construction meetings and all inspections.



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.

o   The following plans must be electronic submitted to and approved prior to the start of any construction in their discipline:

The plans will be issued once the fees have been paid.

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.