DeKalb County has implemented an ordinance for unincorporated areas where there is a building constructed before January 1, 1993. The ordinance requires that the property's plumbing fixtures be certified by a home inspector, Department of Watershed Management inspector, or licensed plumber as water-conserving before obtaining water service.
The Georgia Realtors has a disclosure form available for sellers to disclose this ordinance to the buyer. The disclosure form also lists the exemptions to this ordinance.
How can I get a copy of the DeKalb County Plumbing Disclosure?
We will provide you a copy of any Georgia Realtors disclosure form for free upon submitting a flat fee MLS listing through our website.
What is considered to be "water-conserving"?
Water-conserving plumbing fixtures means ultra low-flow toilets (ULFTs) that use a maximum of 1.6 gallons per flush; urinals that use a maximum of 1.0 gallons per flush; shower heads that emit a maximum of 2.5 gallons per minute; lavatory faucets that emit a maximum of 2.0 gallons per minute; and kitchen faucets that emit a maximum of 2.2 gallons per minute.
Where can I get a copy of the certificate of compliance?
Where can I get a copy of the exemption form?
Where can I learn more?