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Media Release

UPDATED - Additional Information Regarding Emergency Permits

Release Date: November 15, 2016

Contact Information:
Community Development Information Center email icon , 843-341-4757

  • Owner affidavits will be required for every repair permit. A copy of the form is available on the Town's website at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov
  • Mechanical certificates will not be required at time of repair permit submission but will be required prior to the first inspection.
  • If damage extends to engineered systems, including floor trusses and roof trusses, engineered repair documentation will be required.
  • If structural framing is damaged within the enclosed building envelope the Town will require documentation of the repairs to be made at permit submission. Examples are:
    • Original architectural plans with the areas of damage indicated. Some POA's may have copies of the original plans.
    • If original plans are not available, the Contractor may submit one of the following:
      • A drawing of a simple cut through detail showing the affected area and same for same replacement; or
      • Stamped architectural drawings of the areas to be repaired; or
      • An architect's or engineer’s letter, stamped, describing the damage and methods of repair if repairs are minor.