Best Demolition Companies in Atlanta, GA

Finding a quality demolition contractor in Atlanta, Georgia to demolish a house, garage, or commercial building is simpler with Hometown.  We connect homeowners and business owners with pre-screened demolition companies that are licensed, insured, reliable, and affordable. Request an estimate for your project today.

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Serving Atlanta, GA

Founded in 1995, Z & Z Contractors have been helping build a better tomorrow by providing customized demolition services to make way for new construction. We are trusted members of the community that are fully insured, qualified and available.  We offer emergency services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call the experts at Zenon & Zenon today for a free estimate.

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(404) 907-2153
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PO Box 2284, Lilburn, GA 30048

Clean and Clear Services (CSS) owns and operates advanced equipment to handle even the most complicated demolition projects. We specialize in residential demolition and excavation services including house demolition and deconstruction, concrete removal, interior gut-outs, tree removal, land clearing, pool demolition and more. We are fully licensed and insured with 10+ years of experience.

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Serving Atlanta, GA

Acworth is a locally owned demolition contractor offering residential, industrial and commercial demolition services. Our experts can help with project planning, site preparation, total demolition and removal. We help our customers make smart decisions, minimizing the cost of demolition.

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(678) 401-0957
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Serving Atlanta, GA

We are an established, locally owned demolition contractor serving the area since 1998. We are fully licensed and insured, and we'll handle all the necessary permit requirements for the job. We specialize in residential and commercial demolition projects, and also offer additional related services.

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(678) 661-3024
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1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Bldg 3, Ste 275, Marietta, GA 30067

Peachtree Demolition LLC is an experienced selective and specialty demolition company. They serve commercial, institutional, and industrial construction properties with soft demolition, selective salvage and recycle projects, and more.

Demolition FAQS for Atlanta, Georgia

What are the demolition permit procedures for the City of Atlanta?

In the city of Atlanta, all residential and commercial demolition requires a demolition permit. The process of obtaining a permit involves submitting an application that includes:

  • At least 12 site plans
  • A current rodent letter (stating that the property is free of rodents)
  • A plumbers permit

You may also be required to submit a document stating that the property or structure is free of asbestos.

Where do I go to obtain a demolition permit in Atlanta?

In order to obtain a demolition permit you must first fill out an application. This can be done by visiting the Fulton County Government Service Center located at:

Fulton Industrial

5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard

Atlanta, GA 30336

What is the Process For Whole House Demolition, Garage Demolition, or Commercial Building Demolition?

  1. Request an estimate or estimates from licensed and insured Atlanta demolition contractors. Demolishing a home, garage, or commercial building is not a simple project and requires the expertise of a professional demolition contractor to guide the process. During the estimate site visit, interview the contractor for qualifications, references, EPA certifications, and the process the demolition contractor would follow to knock down and remove the building.
  2. Apply for demolition permits and approval from local government authorities. Depending on your location, demolition permits may be required by the city, county, and/ or state. Your local municipality may also have regulations related to notifications, noise, hours of demolition, disposal of the debris, etc... Your hired demolition company should be well informed about local regulations and will often pull the permits on your behalf.
  3. Utilities need to be properly disconnected. Utility companies for gas, water, and electricity need to be contacted. All utilities need to be properly disconnected or terminated at the source prior to demolition. Again, this may be handled by your hired demolition company, but clarify upfront with the contractor all of the services that are provided.
  4. Older homes or buildings need to be inspected for hazardous materials like asbestos or lead paint prior to being demolished. If your home or building contains hazardous materials, proper procedures for abatement need to be followed. Your hired demolition contractor may offer this service or sub contract it to an environmental remediation specialist.
  5. Safely tear down the building. For one to three story structures like a shed, garage, or a home, demolition of the structure is usually achieved using large hydraulic equipment like cranes, excavators and/or bulldozers.
  6. Removal and disposal of demolition debris. Debris will be loaded onto trucks or into roll off dumpsters for hauling to recycling centers or landfills. Discuss the options of salvaging and recycling demolition materials with your hired demolition contractor.

How do I know if a Atlanta demolition contractor is properly licensed and insured?

For Atlanta demolition companies listed on Hometown Demolition Contractors, we've done the initial homework for you.  At the time a contractor is listed, they provided the appropriate state license (if required by your state) and liability insurance.  Select the name of a demolition contractor you're interested in to see more information, including a list of verified credentials for that contractor.

Hometown's screening process means the contractor produced a valid Georgia license (if required) and insurance certificates at the time of the screening, but it's possible that the status of the license or insurance could have changed in the meantime. So, it's a best practice to ask to see evidence of license and insurance certificates at the time of your estimate.

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