Accessory Structures

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Storage Buildings (120 sq feet or less), Trellises, Pergolas, etc.

A zoning permit is needed to place any residential accessory structure on your property, such as a storage building, that is 120 square feet or less. 


Site PlanView this Zoning Permit Application for a list of information needed to apply for the permit. When you have completed the application and have gathered the documents listed, return it to the Permit Application Center (PAC). To see an example of what a site plan looks like, click on the image to the right. 

Please review the Contractor Licensing Requirements.  If someone other than the state license holder will be applying for the permit, please complete the Authorization to Obtain Permits (PDF) form and have it notarized.


For further information, contact any Customer Service Representative at the Permit Application Center (PAC) at 803-329-5590 or email the PAC.

Related Information

Zoning Ordinance
York County Deed Search website for plats
Historic District Properties - COA Process

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