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Posted on: June 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Remember – almost all business with City of Beaufort can be done from home

BEAUFORT, S.C. (June 23, 2020) – Although the City of Beaufort has reopened to the public, residents, businesses, and visitors are reminded that almost all services are available online, or via phone calls.

Those who need to do business with the City should consider whether an in-person visit to City Hall is really necessary, as Covid-19 continues to spread in Beaufort County.

These departments can be reached by phone and email:

Building Permits
843-525-7049 or 843-379-7051 or or
Community & Economic Development page

Plans can be left and picked up in drop-off boxes in the lobby of City Hall. The department has enlarged it online Dropbox to accept larger files.
843-525-7011 or 843-470-3507 or

Business License, Hospitality & Accommodations taxes
Business License page

Human Resources
Job openings

Plexiglass shields have been installed in the departments that have face-to-face interactions with the public – planning, permits, and business licenses. If a member of the public does not have a mask, a mask will be provided. Hand sanitizer will also be available for the public.

Social distancing is being observed within departments and with the public.


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