Building Codes

The City of Beaufort Building Codes Department is here to assist owners and development professionals through the permitting and construction process for projects of all sizes, from fences and signs to new buildings.

Current Codes

Access the online version of South Carolina Codes.

The State of South Carolina has adopted these South Carolina building codes. The City of Beaufort has also adopted:

  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 South Carolina Existing Building Code
  1. Bruce Skipper

    Chief Building Official
    Phone: 843-525-7006

  2. Annie Peifer

    Permit Technician
    Phone: 843-525-7049

  1. permit information & forms
  2. fee schedule
  3. quick project information

Permit Information & Forms

Permits are required for most work within the City of Beaufort. Visit the Forms page for complete details and application forms.