Commercial Construction Permitting Process

Commercial Building Permit

Any work done on a non-residential property in the City of Spartanburg will require a commercial building permit. Commercial building permits are only issued 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 ApplicationCommercial Building Application

Business License ApplicationCommercial Building Plan Review

Demolition, Exterior Construction & Site Plan Review

If demolition is required prior to exterior work beginning on your site, a demolition permit application will need to be completed. For exterior work, a site plan must also be submitted to the City Planning Department for review. Depending on the work scope, additional applications may also be need to be submitted.

Business License ApplicationDemolition Permit Application

Business License ApplicationSite Plan Review Checklist

Business License ApplicationStreet Cut Permit Application

Interior Work

For interior work on your commercial space, the following applications may need to be completed, depending upon the scope of the work.

Business License ApplicationElectrical Permit Application

Business License ApplicationPlumbing Permit Application

Business License ApplicationMechanical Permit Application

Fire Alarms & Suppression

Work done to any commercial fire alarm or suppression systems may require one or more of the following forms, depending upon the work scope.

Business License ApplicationFire Alarm Permit Application

Business License ApplicationFire Sprinkler Permit Application

Business License ApplicationFire Suppression Permit Application

Business License ApplicationUnderground Fire Services Main Application

Who to know

Building Inspections

B.A. (Buddy) Bush

Building Official
(864) 596-2111
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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.