Building Departments in Berkeley County, South Carolina

There are 3 Building Departments in Berkeley County, South Carolina, serving a population of 204,632 people in an area of 1,099 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 68,210 people, and 1 Building Department per 366 square miles.

In South Carolina, Berkeley County is ranked 28th of 46 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 21st of 46 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Berkeley County Building Departments

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

Berkeley County Planning and Zoning Department 223 North Live Oak Drive Moncks Corner, SC

Goose Creek City Planning Department 519 North Goose Creek Boulevard Goose Creek, SC

Hanahan Planning Department 1265 Yeamans Hall Road Hanahan, SC

About the Berkeley County Building Department

Building Departments in Berkeley 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 Berkeley 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:
  • Berkeley County, South Carolina building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Berkeley County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Berkeley County, SC zoning laws and requirements

Berkeley County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Berkeley County Residential Housing Units, 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, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Berkeley County Residential Housing Units
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
Total Housing Units82,0302,256,951
Occupied Housing Units74,931 (91.3%)1,894,711 (84.0%)
Berkeley County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
Single-Family Detached Homes49,479 (66.0%)1,241,115 (65.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,949 (3.9%)59,258 (3.1%)
2 Apartments1,003 (1.3%)37,811 (2.0%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,315 (1.8%)51,244 (2.7%)
5 to 9 Apartments2,705 (3.6%)78,042 (4.1%)
10 or More Apartments4,826 (6.4%)124,283 (6.6%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing12,654 (16.9%)302,958 (16.0%)
Berkeley County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
2014 or Later3,536 (4.7%)50,655 (2.7%)
2010 to 20135,793 (7.7%)79,310 (4.2%)
2000 to 200920,097 (26.8%)383,877 (20.3%)
1980 to 199926,028 (34.7%)668,855 (35.3%)
1960 to 197915,707 (21.0%)454,838 (24.0%)
1940 to 19592,974 (2,974.0%)181,743 (181,743.0%)
1939 or Earlier796 (1.1%)75,433 (4.0%)
Berkeley County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
1 Room302 (0.4%)21,314 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms53,054 (70.8%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or 5 Rooms26,806 (35.8%)700,670 (37.0%)
6 or 7 Rooms27,165 (36.3%)651,163 (34.4%)
8 or More Rooms16,861 (22.5%)402,266 (21.2%)
Berkeley County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
No Bedroom353 (0.5%)22,684 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom2,553 (3.4%)97,249 (5.1%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms53,054 (70.8%)1,379,533 (72.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms18,971 (25.3%)395,245 (20.9%)
Berkeley County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Berkeley CountySouth Carolina
With Complete Plumbing Facilities74,663 (99.6%)1,888,274 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities74,669 (99.7%)1,881,626 (99.3%)