Building Services

The Building Inspection Services Department assures compliance with the International Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Fire, and Energy Conservation Codes; the National Electrical Code; and other construction-related federal, state, and local ordinances to preserve the safety, health and welfare of Kiawah residents.

Online Services

  • Apply for building permits
  • Apply and renew a business license and contractor registrations
  • Pay fees (Business Licenses, Permits, Contractor Registrations)
  • Schedule Inspections
  • Schedule an inspection for the next business day online or call 843-768-9166 by 4:00 pm
  • Obtain Inspection results
  • Electronic Plan Reviews – coming soon
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If you have any problems accessing the site, please contact Sharon Johnson at 843-768-9166 or

Contact Information

Town of Kiawah Island Building Services

4475 Betsy Kerrison Parkway
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
(843) 768-9166   office
(843) 768-4764   fax

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
Sharon Johnson / Permit Tech
Office: 843-768-9166 ext. 212
Permits will be issued between the hours of 8:00 a.m -3:00 p.m.