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The Permit Center will be closed every third Tuesday each month from 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. for training and process improvement. 


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Zoning Station#7
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843-579-6414

Answers citizen inquiries regarding the interpretation and application of the zoning ordinance.

Technical Review Committee (TRC):

To apply, submit a completed application along with the required information and fee to the Zoning Division desk in the Permit Center, 2 George Street First Floor. Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. on the deadline date. 

BAR/DRB Station#8: 843-579-6415

Oversees permitting in the Old and Historic District, Old City District and Design Review sections of the City

Building Code Review Station #9: 843-579-6416

Verifies code compliance with South Carolina and City of Charleston building codes and ordinances. 

Engineering Plat Review Station #10: 843-579-6417

Takes in plats to be recorded at Charleston County.

Revenue Collection/ Business License: 843-724-3711

Processes new business license applications, business license renewals, collection of Hospitality tax, Peddlers permits and Home Occupation licenses.

Fire Marshal Division: 843-724-3429

The Fire Marshal Division is responsible for conducting plan review and inspections of permit required work. Plans and applications will be reviewed during the intake process and assigned to one of five levels based on the type and size of the project.








Permit Center
Ph: 843.577.5550

2 George Street
Ground Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Closed Every Third Tuesday 3 P.M.- 5 P.M.
M-F 8:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
(Except for City Observed Holidays)