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Submit Building and Development Permits and Applications Online

If you do not have an existing online account and wish to have one contact cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.gov email icon for information on how to sign up.

Building Permit Applications

  1. Select Online Services from the Town's page main navigation and then select Building and Development Citizen Access Portal.

  2. Select Building Permits/Information Requests and select Create.

  3. Log On using your account information provided by the Community Development Department.
    If you do not have an existing online account and wish to have one contact cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.gov email icon for information on how to sign up.

  4. Select the Type from the drop down and then select the Work Class.

  5. Prior to submitting please attach all necessary documents including the proper application form signed by the applicant.
If plans are required for a commercial permit:
  • Submit an electronic copy of the plans with the assigned permit # via the Town's Box account using this link: Commerc.jifaeyrrwbg6lq8o@u.box.com
  • Drop off 2 hard copies in the bin located outside of the main entrance to Town Hall.
If plans are required for a single-family residential permit:
  • Submit an electronic copy of the plans with the assigned permit # via the Town's Box account using this link: Single_.0x7gma7wtevontmd@u.box.com
  • Drop off 3 hard copies and a site plan in the bin located outside of the main entrance to Town Hall.

Planning Case Applications

  1. Select Online Services from the Town's page main navigation and then select Building and Development Citizen Access Portal.

  2. Select Development Approvals/Special Event Permits and select Create.

  3. Log On using your account information provided by the Community Development Department.
    If you do not have an existing online account and wish to have one contact cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.gov email icon for information on how to sign up.

  4. Select the Type from the drop down and then select the Work Class.

  5. Prior to submitting please attach all necessary documents including the proper application form signed by the applicant.
If plans are required for a single-family residential permit:
  • Submit an electronic copy of the plans with the assigned permit # via the Town's Box account using this link: Plannin.77oy1iimsxn8mlyc@u.box.com
  • Drop off 3 hard copies and a site plan in the bin located outside of the main entrance to Town Hall.

Tips

  • Completely fill out the online application.
  • Address Search:
    • Use the street number field and the street name field for the address.
    • Only use the unit field if the location has a unit number.
    • If the address you are looking for does not show up in the list, contact cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.gov email icon.
  • When adding contacts, you must add yourself again as the owner and contractor. Owner information will be corrected by Town staff.

Next Steps

  • A completeness check will be performed by staff and if any additional paperwork is needed you will be notified.
  • Once all necessary forms are received and the completeness check has been approved, the fees will be available for payment online. You will be notified by email or phone when the fees are ready to be paid.
  • Once the permit is approved and issued, a copy will be emailed to you for signing. A signed copy needs to be emailed back to cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.govemail icon prior to commencing work at the job site.

Applications and documents can also be submitted via email cdic@hiltonheadislandsc.govemail icon. Once submitted you will be contacted if more information is required. Credit Card Payment will be completed via a phone call.