Building Permits & Inspections

Welcome to the Building Permits and Inspections Department.

We strive to assist you with your construction projects in an efficient and accountable manner.  This department is responsible for permitting all construction and conducting inspections of all construction-related permits as well as the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy, Fire Prevention, and Special Events.

The Building Permits and Inspections Department is responsible for:

  • Conducting building construction inspections
  • Issuing building permits
  • Issuing certificate of occupancy permits
  • Reviewing building plans
  • Working directly with the Planning and Zoning Commission

To obtain a permit for both residential and commercial uses give us a call at (843)756-4004, come by City Hall, or click the link below.

Click the link below for permitting, zoning, or ordinance issues.  Once you have completed the required forms a notification will be created and forwarded to the department for review.  Please note that the department has a MINIMUM turnaround time of 10 business days for processing most permits; the applicant will be notified when the submission has been processed.