Building Departments in Abbeville County, South Carolina

There are 2 Building Departments in Abbeville County, South Carolina, serving a population of 24,788 people in an area of 491 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 12,394 people, and 1 Building Department per 245 square miles.

In South Carolina, Abbeville County is ranked 3rd of 46 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 11th of 46 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Abbeville County Building Departments

Find Abbeville County, South Carolina building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Abbeville County Building Department 394 South Carolina 28 Bypass Abbeville, SC

Abbeville Zoning 102 South Main Street Abbeville, SC

About the Abbeville County Building Department

Building Departments in Abbeville County, SC are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Abbeville County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Abbeville County, South Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Abbeville County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Abbeville County, SC zoning laws and requirements

Abbeville County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Abbeville County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Abbeville County Residential Housing Units
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
Total Housing Units12,1262,229,324
Occupied Housing Units9,392 (77.5%)1,871,307 (83.9%)
Abbeville County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes6,446 (68.6%)1,222,526 (65.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes116 (1.2%)57,698 (3.1%)
2 Apartments91 (1.0%)38,214 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments255 (2.7%)51,167 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments147 (1.6%)78,470 (4.2%)
10 or More Apartments91 (1.0%)120,742 (6.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,246 (23.9%)302,490 (16.2%)
Abbeville County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
2014 or Later39 (0.4%)28,209 (1.5%)
2010 to 2013174 (1.9%)71,074 (3.8%)
2000 to 20091,066 (11.4%)387,089 (20.7%)
1980 to 19993,207 (34.1%)668,585 (35.7%)
1960 to 19792,414 (25.7%)457,654 (24.5%)
1940 to 19591,543 (16.4%)183,569 (9.8%)
1939 or Earlier949 (10.1%)75,127 (4.0%)
Abbeville County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
1 Room23 (0.2%)18,508 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms583 (6.2%)117,235 (6.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,714 (39.5%)702,156 (37.5%)
6 or 7 Rooms3,384 (36.0%)643,427 (34.4%)
8 or More Rooms1,688 (18.0%)389,981 (20.8%)
Abbeville County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
No Bedroom23 (0.2%)20,080 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom466 (5.0%)95,635 (5.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms7,564 (80.5%)1,371,722 (73.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,339 (14.3%)383,870 (20.5%)
Abbeville County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Abbeville CountySouth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities9,382 (99.9%)1,864,588 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities9,366 (99.7%)1,857,993 (99.3%)