When must I pull a permit and how long does it take for a building permit to be approved?
  • A permit is required for most work / improvements. This excludes some interior remodeling including:
    • Cabinets
    • Carpeting
    • Counter tops
    • Doors
    • Painting
    • Papering
    • Tiling
    • Similar finish work
  • Approval time depends on the type of permit you're requesting. Permit applications that require plans to be reviewed will take longer to review before issuing.

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1. What are the requirements to do work in the City of Beaufort?
2. As a homeowner can I be my own contractor and do I need a building permit?
3. What information do I need to provide the City in order to obtain a building permit?
4. When must I pull a permit and how long does it take for a building permit to be approved?
5. As a business owner or rental property owner can I be my own general contractor?
6. How long is a permit good for?
7. How do I file a complaint regarding weeded lots or trashy conditions around a house?