2019 Georgia Code
Title 8 - Buildings and Housing
Chapter 2 - Standards and Requirements for Construction, and Alteration, of Buildings and Other Structures
Article 1 - Buildings Generally
Part 3 - Fire Escapes
§ 8-2-51. Inspection of buildings; notifying owners regarding noncompliance with requirements relating to fire escapes
(a) The governing authority of the city where any building covered by Code Section 8-2-50 is situated, or the judge of the probate court of the county if the building is situated outside of any city, shall require the fire marshal or chief officer of the fire department or, if there is no fire marshal or chief firefighter, some other suitable official to inspect such buildings at least once a year and report in writing to the municipal authorities or the judge of the probate court that the requirements of Code Section 8-2-50 have or have not been complied with.
(b) If the requirements of Code Section 8-2-50 have not been complied with, the municipal authorities or the judge of the probate court, as the case may be, shall convey to the owner of such building written notice requiring him to provide needed alterations or additions.
Ga. L. 1889, p. 168, § 2; Civil Code 1895, § 2623; Civil Code 1910, § 3152; Code 1933, § 54-403; Ga. L. 2002, p. 660, § 4; Ga. L. 2002, p. 1259, § 11.