There is a $200 zoning and application review fee that is collected at the time of application submission.
Fire Inspection and Plan Review
The Fire inspection and plan review includes a $40 base inspection fee, a $32.21 plan review fee, plus an additional $32.61 per number of floors in the unit being inspected. These fees will be collected when the permit is received.
There is a $64 base fee for a City of Charleston business license, plus $3.90 per additional $1,000 of expected income. The business license fee will be collected when the permit is received. Review more information about business licenses.
If applying online use the Internet Explorer internet browser and remember to upload the appropriate attachments before submitting your application. Failing to do so can slow down the review process for your application. Please see our Permit Submission User Guide for step by step instructions on how to apply online.
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You can search for active permits using the permit search option on the Citizen Access Portal. You can search by address or permit type. STR permits are categorized as operational permits.