The Town of Summerville Building Department utilizes a permitting and inspections service called BluePrince through Building Department. This easy to use online service can be utilized to schedule inspections as well as monitoring any construction project from application through building completion. The premium service is free to use for projects in The Town of Summerville. Enroll through the Building Department website.
From the Building Department home page, just click the 'Contractors' button, then choose 'South Carolina', then click the sign up link for 'The Town of Summerville'.
The Town of Summerville staff strives to be responsive in the review of plans and in the field inspection requests. 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 next work 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. Please call 843-851-5200 for assistance.