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Building and Planning

The Building and Planning Office coordinates the permitting and development of, the present and future residential, commercial, and industrial interests of Calhoun County.  Building and Planning promotes the welfare and safety of the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the County.

For further information than below please contact our office at 803-874-4201 or

Effective immediately:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Inspections (minimum 24 hour notice required)

Tuesday, Thursday: Office/Meetings: (plan review, plat reviews, planning and zoning items, etc.)


Building Permit Fees

Building Fees (PDF)


Permit Applications and Forms

Building Permit (PDF)

Electrical Service Permit (PDF)

Mobile Home Permit (PDF)

Swimming Pool Permit (PDF)

Mechanical Service Permit (PDF)

Property Owner Consent Form (PDF)

Owner-Builder Affidavit (PDF)

Demolition Permit (PDF)

Pre-Permit Application for the Town of St. Matthews (PDF)

Pre-Permit Application for the Town of Cameron (PDF)

Restrictive Covenants Affidavit (PDF)

Sign Permit (PDF)

Generator Permit (PDF)


Residential Plan Review Requirements and Guidelines

Guidelines to Building a Home in Calhoun County (PDF)

Code Compliance Guideline (PDF)

Residential Deck Construction Guide (PDF)


Commercial Plan Review Requirements and Guidelines

Commercial Plans Submittal Requirements (PDF)


Manufactured Home Guidelines and Forms

Manufactured Home Code Compliance Permit (PDF)

Wastewater Disposal System Verification (PDF)

Mobile Home Code Compliance Guidelines (PDF)

Manufactured Home Owner Checklist (PDF)


Agricultural Affidavit and Guidelines

Affidavit for Farm Structure (PDF)

Agricultural Permit Guidelines (PDF)