A Zoning Compliance Permit is required prior to obtaining a Business License or most Building Permits. The proposed business or construction must meet the requirements of the zoning district in which it is located. Zoning permits are available through the Planning Department located on the second floor of the City Center. The office number is 843-665-2047, and most permits can be processed through email.

Building Inspections and Permits Department

Now open and accepting permits within the City of Florence. The office is located on the 4th Floor of the City Center at 324 W. Evans Street and is open Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm. Office number is 843-665-3151.