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When is a commercial building permit required?
A commercial building permit is generally required when changes or alterations are made to a commercial and/or multi-family building or when any new construction is undertaken.
All projects, whether they need a permit or not, must comply with the adopted building codes and regulations and the Hilton Head Island Municipal Code.
Commercial Building Permit Application
After passing all inspections and submitting any requested final paperwork, you will receive a Certificate of Occupancy for new construction or a "Final" for other construction.
View our Community Development Application Process Table
Setbacks are subject to Planning Division requirements based on the zoning district it is located.
Building permit fees are based on a comparison of the declared cost of construction and the minimum cost of construction as outlined by the International Code Council.
A Plan Review Fee is assessed when the value construction exceeds $1,000 and a plan is required to be submitted.
Contact the Community Development Information Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-341-4757