All construction in the Town of Summerville must comply with applicable building code requirements as shown in the following editions adopted by the Town:
2015 International Building Code with SC modifications
2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 Int. Code with SC modifications
2015 Int. Fire Code with SC modifications
2015 Int. Residential Code with SC modifications
2014 National Electric Code
2015 International Plumbing Code
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
2015 International Existing Building Code
2015 International Property Maintenance Code
2017 ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
In most cases, the maximum time required for residential and commercial plan review is three weeks. Inspections can usually be performed by the end of the following business day. The amount of time can vary due to work load, weather, etc. However, it is our policy to be as expedient and helpful as possible.
Dorchester County School District Fee
Effective August 1, 2009 the $2,500 Dorchester County School District Number Two impact fee will be collected on all new residential developments to include mobile homes, single family homes and apartments (Dorchester County ony).