Permits & Inspections

Permit and inspection fees can now be filed and paid online, in addition to paying by mail or in person. You can use: American Express, Visa, Master Card, Discover Card, or eCheck for payment. 

Convenience fee

Please note there is convenience fee involved if you choose to pay online. This fee is set and retained by the payment processing vendors enabling the transaction. The City of Beaufort receives no portion of the convenience fee.

Maintenance activity

Online payment information may not be available at certain times due to additional system maintenance activities. If your transaction has a due date associated with it, it is your responsibility to ensure that your payment is made by the due date. Delays caused by unavailability of any online service does not warrant the reversal of late fees.

To make your payment you will be directed to our payment processing vendor website. The City of Beaufort takes no responsibility for and exercises no control over: Accuracy, copyright, trademark compliance, privacy policy, legality of material contained on those sites, or the view that may be represented.


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If you agree to these terms please click accept to continue with payment process.

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Convenience Fees

Official Payments, the credit card processing vendor, will charge a convenience fee for all payments when a debit or credit card or eCheck is used online. All online users will pay Official Payments a service fee of 2.89% of the payment amount with a minimum service fee of $2.05 per payment transaction when debit or credit cards are used. The service fee for each eCheck is $2.05.


The information contained on this site is provided by the City of Beaufort Finance Department to assist in research of tax information an to accommodate online payments. The City of Beaufort makes every effort to publish the most accurate information possible, but accuracy is not guaranteed. The information contained herein does not replace information that may be obtained by consulting with the Finance Department. In no event shall City of Beaufort, South Carolina or the consultants of the City of Beaufort, South Carolina be liable for any damages, direct or consequential, from the use of the information contained on this site.