The Building Department is responsible for enforcing all State and local building codes, the review of all building plans, and the issuance of all permits.

The Building Staff is responsible for implementing State laws, governing license contractors, modular housing, State Architect and Engineer Board, and is fully qualified in all construction expertise and certified by International Code Council, as well as registered with the State of South Carolina. The staff also handles all requests for the Construction Board of Appeals.

Email inspection requests to .  You will need to email it by 4:30 pm, the day before the inspection is needed.  For the inspection request to be accepted, you will need to include the following:

  • Permit number
  • Contractor's name and phone number
  • Address of project (not the lot number)
  • Type of inspection

When constructing new constructions and/or additions you will need to supply the following paperwork to get power on the project: 

Please make sure you have permit numbers on everything!

If you are not sure about what your project will need as far as final paperwork please contact the Building Department. 


Key Personnel 

Robert Cooper
Building Official

Bess Harry
Building Assistant

Alex Cook
Building Plan Reviewer 

Building Department Frequently Asked Questions

Building Department
206 Laurel Street
PO Box 1075
Phone (843) 488-9888

FAX (843) 488-9890