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Business License Certificate of Occupancy
OFFICE ADDRESS: Permit Center, 2 George Street
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 22009, Charleston, SC 29413-2009
Application is for:
□ New Business □ Address Change □ Change Hours □ Change Ownership □ Name Change □ Other
Name of Business: ____________________________________ DBA___________________________________________
sical Address: __________________________________ Suite/Apt. # _______Tax Map #: ______________________
tail License Number: ________________________________ Federal Tax ID Number: ___________________________
ness Activity Description: __________________________________________________________________________
evious business name and use at this location: __________________________________________________________
Estimated gross receipts from open date through December 31st: ____________________________________________
Please read the following and mark the box that applies to you: Yes No
1) Has the location of your business had a building permit in the last 12 months?
2) Are you changing the use of the building? (Ex: house to office, office to restaurant or deli, etc.)
3) Are you making any changes to the building structure? (Ex: add or remove: walls, doors, stairs, etc.)
4) Are you adding or changing heating, ventilation, air conditioners, or refrigeration?
5) Are you adding or changing plumbing? (Ex: sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs, etc.)
6) Are you adding or changing electrical? (Ex: new lights, switches, outlets, etc.)
7) Are you adding new signage or altering existing signage? If so, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
8) Will you rent accommodations? If yes, business is subject to state and local accommodations taxes.
9) Will you sell prepared meals, food or beverages? If yes, business is subject to a hospitality tax.
10) Will your business serve beer, wine, or liquor?
11) Is this business a short-term lender or deferred presentment lender that is regulated by Chapter 39
of Title 34 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended?
12) Is your building equipped with any of the following: check all that apply
Kitchen Fire S
13) Will you be storing or using any of the following: check all that apply
High-rack storage (over 12’)
Compressed Gas Cylinders
More than 10 gals of combustible or flammable liquid
14) Will you be caring for children? If yes, list the number of children: ______and the minimum age ____
15) What is your anticipated maximum number of occupants? _____________________________________________