Effective January 2, 2020 - There will no longer be a discount for on-time business license renewals, instead a simplified business license rate structure was recently adopted that should benefit the vast majority of businesses (even without the discount). Click here for more information.
Effective January 1, 2020 - The Building Codes Council of SC has approved an effective date of January 1, 2020 for the implementation of the 2018 IBC, IRC, Fire, Fuel Gas and Mechanical Code and the 2017 National Electric Code. The 2009 International Energy Conservation Code will remain in effect. All projects submitted for permit by the close of business Tuesday December 31, will be accepted under SC's 2015 building code edition. Projects submitted for permit on or after January 1, 2020 will be expected to comply with SC's 2018 building code edition.
Changes to the Impact Fee Schedule - Effective July 1, 2018
New ICC A117.1-2017 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities Now in Effect - Effective August 23, 2017