Building Records

Building records for structures constructed after 1984 are available online.

  • Building Permits
  • Flood Elevation Certificates
  • Site Development Plans

How do I Search Building Records?

Properties constructed after April 2014

Use our Building and Development Citizen Self Service Portal to search under 'Building Permits' or 'Development Approvals'.

  • To improve results, search only the address (i.e. 1000 Gray Court).
  • For multi-family and commercial, enter the unit number with no spaces or building letters.
  • Select the permit/approval number from the list of permits or approvals for the address to see the available information.

Search Current and Recent Building Records

Properties constructed between 1984 and April 2014

Search Archived Building Records and Flood Elevation Certificates

Properties constructed prior to 1984

Request a building record from Beaufort County by submitting a Freedom of Information Act request at www.beaufortcountysc.gov/foia/.

Submit a Freedom of Information Act request with Beaufort County


Request an elevation certificate from Beaufort County at www.beaufortcountysc.gov/records-management/elevation-certificate-request.html.

Request an Elevation Certificate from Beaufort County

Request Building Records

If you are unable to locate the records you are looking for, submit a records request records for structures built after 1984.

Request Building Records