What types of permits are required?

Building Permits

  • Building or repair of structures
  • Building of detached structures
  • Garages and carports
  • Storage buildings
  • Fences (most require approval only by Planning Department)
  • Signs
  • Construction trailers
  • Swimming pools
  • Roofing

Electrical Permits

  • Commercial security and alarm systems if not associated with new construction
  • Electrical service changes or replacement
  • Low voltage
  • Re-wiring


  • Water systems
  • Sewer systems
  • Irrigation systems
  • Cross connection control
  • Fire sprinkler
  • Water heater replacement


  • Air conditioning equipment
  • Heating equipment
  • Boilers
  • Chimneys and vents
  • Combustion and ventilation air
  • Exhaust systems
  • Ventilation systems

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1. When is a permit required?
2. What types of permits are required?
3. What are the necessary requirements to do work in the town fort mill?
4. Can a homeowner obtain permits?
5. Who is a contractor?
6. When are building inspections required?
7. What is the process for obtaining a permit?
8. Who should I contact?