Show/Hide

Building

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

 Building Topper

 

 

Building & Code Enforcement 

864.942.8424 or 864.942.8478
County Courthouse
528 Monument Street
Basement Room B-3

 

house

What We Do

The City Building Department provides inspection services countywide. The Building Inspection Office provides plan reviews, permitting and inspections for new construction, remodeling, and additions to buildings for the purpose of public safety, health, and general welfare as it pertains to the built environment. Information is also provided concerning the adopted codes and ordinances, as well as state and federal laws that pertain to building construction.

This office also enforces local ordinances that establish requirements for unsafe buildings, substandard housing, trash, debris, overgrowth, and abandoned vehicles within the City limits of Greenwood.

Staff are ready to assist with everything you need to know about commercial and residential building codes, permitting, code enforcement and nuisance/abatement. 

 

Building Official - James Whittaker

The Building Official plans, organizes and administers activities of the building inspections program. Responsibilities of the Building Official also include:

  • Administering compliance with City’s regulatory codes
  • Conducts building plan reviews to determine code compliance before the issuance of permit
  • Inspects old and dangerous structures for compliance with standard housing code and substandard structure abatement code
  • Interprets and explains codes, ordinances and regulations to contractors, homeowners and other interested parties
  • Investigates and responds to complaints related to violations of City ordinances, ensuring subsequent compliance
  • Oversees site visits for code compliance and inspections
  • Responds to citizen questions

 

 


 



 

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Download Acrobat Reader Flash Player Download Flash Player Windows Media Player Download Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Download Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Download Word Viewer Excel Viewer Download Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer Download PowerPoint Viewer