Residential Permits

Same Day Permit Processing
The following is a list of permits that will be processed the same day by the Permitting Office, as they are not subject to additional review: 

  • Electrical upgrades
  • Gas furnace change outs and pressure tests
  • Gas lights and gas logs
  • HVAC equipment change outs
  • Painting
  • Replacement windows
  • Re-roofing and repairs
  • Vinyl siding installation
  • Water heater change outs
  • Wood rot, minor non-structural repairs

Permits Requiring Multiple Processors
The following is a list of building and development permits that will be processed by the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) as well as the Building Inspection Office for approval: 

  • Accessory structures 200 square feet or more
  • Accessory structures with electrical service
  • Additions and structural repairs
  • Landscaping
  • New construction
  • Parking lot renovations

Residential Permit Procedures

City of Goose Creek Inspection Bureau

  • Ginger Spindler, Building Inspector
  • Marc Todd, Building Inspector
  • Robert Yarnall, Building Official
  • Steve Chapman, Fire Chief

Code Enforcement:  Residential Permit Procedures – effective July 1, 2012

Permit Application Process

Forms and applications may be picked up from the city permit clerk at the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Complex, City Hall at 519 North Goose Creek Boulevard. Permits and business license forms can also be downloaded from the city website. 

What You Will Need

  • Builder's affidavit
  • Building permit application
  • Business license application
  • Sewer availability letter
  • Subcontractor list
  • Three site plans
  • Two complete sets of construction plans: architectural and structural