New Commercial Development

The process of completing new commercial development may seem imposing, but the helpful staff at Greer City Hall are prepared to assist you with every step below. We think you'll find that the City of Greer is a great place to do business. Should you have any questions about the overall process, please do not hesitate to contact Katherine Gordon or Lisa Gregorio at (864) 848-2175.

Commercial Plan Review

Please fill out the following forms:
- Zoning Compliance
- Plan Review Application
- Two set of plans are required to be submitted for review. We strongly encourage electronic submittals to If plans are submitted electronically we will still need one hard copy for field use

- Street Address Verification (Greenville County E911=864-467-5916 / Spartanburg County=864-596-2005)

Please submit the Zoning Compliance form, Plan Review Application, Street Address Verification along with the 2 sets of plans for review to

Your plan review fee is based on the contract/construction amount for the job. You can calculate this by following the link below.

*Plan Review Fee (One-half of the building permit fee.)This is to be paid at the time of plan review submittal.

When the building permit is ready for pick up, the business license can be obtained at the same time.  We will need a current Certificate of Liability and a copy of the State Contractor License. If the cardholder does not pick up the building permit, the person who does will need a notarized letter with the cardholder's signature giving permission to pick up. 

We look forward to working with you and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 864-848-2175.

Residential Permit

Planning and Zoning

- Zoning Forms 
- Sign Permits 
- Zoning Ordinance 


- Building and Codes Permits

- Excavating & Grading Permit 

Code Enforced by the City of Greer

For SC State Amendments visit LLR:  
International Building Code (IBC) 2015
International Existing Building Code (IEBC) 2015
International Plumbing Code (IPC) 2015
International Mechanical Code (IMC) 2015
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) 2015
International Fire Code (IFC) 2015
International Residential Code for One and Two 2015
International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) 2015
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) 2015
National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 (NEC) 2014
ICC/ANSI A117.1 SC Barrier Free Building Design Standard 2009
(Regulation 19-400 as established by SC Law Section 10-5-210)  
International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2009
with ASHRAE / IES 90.1 - 2007  

Chapter 17 Schedule & Statement of Special Inspections 
Schedule of Special Inspections
Special Inspections COG 2015

File a complaint against a licensed or unlicensed contractor