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Permit Requirements

A Building Permit Application will be accepted only when the following information is received:

  1. An approved site sketch, required by the Planning and Zoning Department, showing dimensions of structure and setbacks on new construction, additions, and enclosure of an existing exterior area;
  2. Physical address for job site assigned by Engineering Department;
  3. Name of property owner;
  4. City business licenses for the contractor and all subcontractors if job is located within the City limits;
  5. State licensing number for the contractor and all subcontractors where required by state law;
  6. Four (4) sets of drawings (to scale) are required on all new commercial and residential structures and additions, as well as on all new commercial and manufacturing renovations;
  7. A South Carolina Architectural seal is required on the following:
    1. All Assembly, Educational and Institutional Occupancies.
    2. Buildings and structures three or more stories high. (except one and two family dwellings)
    3. Buildings and structures five thousand (5,000) square feet or more in area.
  8. A site plan is required on all commercial and residential applications for new construction and additions.