Residential Construction Permitting Process

Residential Building Permit

Any work done on a residential property in the City of Spartanburg will require a residential building permit. Residential building permits can be issued to a property's owner or to state and city licensed contractors. 

Depending upon the type of work to be done, a number of the applications may need to be completed. For assistance regarding building permits, please visit our Building Inspections page.

Business License ApplicationResidential Building Application

Additional Permit Applications

Depending on the scope of work to be done, additional applications may need to be submitted.

Business License ApplicationElectrical Permit Application

Business License ApplicationPlumbing Permit Application

Business License ApplicationMechanical Permit Application

Business License ApplicationStreet Cut Permit Application

Building Plan Review

For major works, a building plan will need to be submitted for review by the city's Building Inspections department. No review is needed for minor work, such as water heater installation and repair, minor interior work, plumbing, minor demolition, etc.

Business License ApplicationBuilding Plan Review

Who to know

Where to find us

City Development Services

Completed city building and planning permits must be returned to our Development Services offices, 440 S Church St.