When is a permit required?

The most common types of projects that require permits are: 

  • New houses or buildings
  • Room additions or expansions
  • Structural repairs, remodeling, or alterations
  • Accessory structures such as sheds, gazebos, decks, patio slabs, etc.
  • Carports and detached garages
  • Replacement of heating and air conditioning equipment
  • Re-piping of water lines, replacement of sewer lines, or replacement of water heaters
  • Modifications to electrical service or wiring
  • Installing gas lines
  • Re-roofing, new siding, or replacement windows

This list is not all inclusive. Please call the Building & Codes Department at  803-547-2034 for additional information.

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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?