City of Charleston Permit Center 2 George Street, Charleston, SC 29401 843.577.5550
City of Charleston Building Inspections
BUILDING PLAN REVIEW AND PERMIT APPLICATION
I. APPLICANT INFORMATION
Name: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________
Company: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
II. PROJECT INFORMATION please fill out all that applies
Property Owner: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________
Address of Work: ____________________________________________________________________________Unit: ______________
Subdivision or Project Name: ___________________________________ Lot: _____ Block: _____ TMS #: _______________________
Flood Zone: ________________ FIRM Panel #: ___________________________________________ Zoning: _____________________
Is this property in BAR or DRB jurisdiction: Yes No Do you have their approvals? Yes No
III. TYPE AND COST OF CONSTRUCTION please fill out all that applies
Scope of Work: ________________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Current Use of building, if applicable: _______________________________ Propose Use: ___________________________________
NON- RESIDENTIAL USES:
RESIDENTIAL USES:
A PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
B BUSINESS
E EDUCATION
F FABRICATION
H HAZARDOUS
I INDUSTRIAL
M MERCANTILE
S STORAGE
U UTILITY
R1 HOTELS AND MOTELS
R2 APARTMENTS, CONDOS, DORMS
R3 ONE AND TWO FAMILY OR TOWNHOMES
R4 RESIDENTIAL CARE/ASSISTED LIVING
U GARAGES
MANUFACTURED HOMES
Type of Improvement:
Number of Units Added/Renovated: _____________________________ Right of Way Bond Required: Yes No
Total cost of improvement ($): ________________________ Square Footage of Addition or New Building: ______________________
Check all approvals granted: BAR DRB BZA-Z BZA-SD TRC ENCROACHMENT SIDEWALK/STREET BLOCKING
IV. SPECIFICS FOR PROPERTY OWNERS ACTING AS CONTRACTOR ONLY
When the total cost of construction is over $5,000, property owners must file exemption form and disclosure statement with the
Charleston County RMC office before submitting permit application with the City of Charleston. Building Inspections requires a
receipt of the filing with the RMC office and completed disclosure statement before a permit can be obtained.
Copy of the exemption form and disclosure statement attached? Yes No
ALL PERSONS HIRED TO PERFORM WORK MUST BE PROPERLY LICENSED BY THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE CITY OF CHARLESTON. EACH
CONTRACTOR AND SUBCONTRACTOR HIRED TO PERFORM WORK ON THIS PROJECT MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR OWN BUILDING PERMIT & PLAN
REVIEW APPLICATION.
V. PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION
ARCHITECT
Name: _____________________________ Company: _______________________________________ Phone: ___________________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
ENGINEER
Name: _____________________________ Company: _______________________________________ Phone: ___________________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
GENERAL CONTRACTOR
Name: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________
Company: _________________________________________________________ City of Charleston Bus License #: _______________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
State License Agency: South Carolina Contractors’ Licensing Board South Carolina Residential Builders Commission
State Lic. Classification: ___________________________ State Lic. #: __________________ State Lic. Limitation: _________________
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR: if known
Name: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________
Company: _________________________________________________________ City of Charleston Bus License #: _______________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
MECHANICAL CONTRACTOR: if known
Name: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________
Company: _________________________________________________________ City of Charleston Bus License #: _______________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR: if known
Name: __________________________________________________________ Phone: ______________________________________
Company: _________________________________________________________ City of Charleston Bus License #: _______________
Address: ___________________________________________ City: ______________________State: _________Zip:______________
Email: _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
VI. DISCLAIMER AND SIGNATURE
I understand and agree that this permit does not authorize any encroachment upon City or State owned property.
If a Construction Permit is issued by the City for this project that Construction Permit only provides authorization for the limited scope of work identified on the
permit and the permit remains the property of the City of Charleston.
By signing below, I certify that I am the owner of the property where the work stated above will be performed or the authorized agent for the company performing
the work stated above and that all information provided is true and correct.
I further understand and agree that if any information provided is found to be incorrect or falsely stated that any permits granted as a result of submitting this
application will become immediately null and void. Additionally, I do hereby covenant and agree to comply with the ordinances of this jurisdiction and to perform the
work herein stated in accordance with the plans and specifications submitted herewith. I shall be responsible for any and all violations of state laws and local
ordinances.
I understand and agree that any alteration or change in plans made without approval of the Building Official subsequent to the issuance of the Construction Permit
shall constitute grounds for revocation of such permit.
Permit void if work not started within SIX months of date of issue or if work stops for a period of SIX months. All permits expire two years from the date of their
issuance.
All City Ordinances and Building Codes can be reviewed at the City of Charleston Division of Inspections located at 2 George Street, Ground Floor, Charleston, SC.
Additional Construction Permits shall be required for any additional work not authorized under a permit issued for this application.
Applicant is responsible for calling to schedule all required inspections.
Signature ____________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
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