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James T Elrod operates out of Bethlehem, GA and holds a Residential/General Contractor license according to the Georgia contractors license board.

We were able to verify 3 building permits associated with James T Elrod. Check out their permit history below to see where they have worked and what type of work they have done in the past. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of every project they have completed; just the projects we have been able to verify with the local permit authority.

James T Elrod has a BuildZoom score of 90. A BuildZoom score of 90 means that the only information we have about this contractor is that their license is active and they can legally work in this area. In order to become licensed, a contractor must prove expertise, and in most states be bonded and insured.

Their license (GERLCI000610) was verified as active when we last checked. If you are considering hiring James T Elrod, we recommend double-checking their license status with the license board and using our bidding system to get competitive quotes.


Contact Info

2505 Gate Park Drive, Bethlehem, GA 30620 Edit

Key Statistics


James T Elrod has a BuildZoom score of 90, which places them above 70% of 84,062 contractors in Georgia; license (GERLCI000610) verified as active.
Pro tip: We generally recommend hiring a contractor with a score higher than 95.
(70 percentile)
2 projects


Here is a pricing breakdown based on the permit records we were able to obtain for James T Elrod. The median size of their projects is approximately $10,000.
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Building Permits Filed by James T Elrod

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October 3, 2014 - 160 Rumson Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA

Lanier & theodore residence

Type: Building/arborist/plan review/na | Permit #: BA-201405978

September 17, 2014 - 160 Rumson Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA

Lenier & theodore residence lenier & theodore residence-change existing hardscape from slate to cobblestone.

Value: $10,000 | Type: Residential quality control review | Permit #: QCR-2014-02788

September 17, 2014 - 160 Rumson Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA

Lanier & theodore residence lanier & theodore residence-change existing hardscape from slate to cobblestone.

Value: $10,000 | Type: Single family/duplex miscellaneous non-structural | Permit #: BB-201405063

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Key License Information

  • License Number: GERLCI000610
  • Status: Active
  • State: Georgia
  • Type: Residential/General Contractor
  • Date Issued: 4/22/2008

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Does James T Elrod carry a valid contracting license?

As of July 1, 2008 a majority of contractors performing residential or general contracting work over $2500 must have a professional license issued by the Georgia Secretary of State.

James T Elrod currently holds license GERLCI000610 (Residential/General Contractor), which was Active when we last checked.

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A licensed contractor in Georgia must have 2 years of experience, and pass a Georgia business and law exam. A contractor is required to take 3 hours of continuing education each year to maintain a license.

Your liability risk when hiring James T Elrod

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Financial recourse when hiring James T Elrod

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