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Permit Applications & Checklists

COMMERCIAL / MULTI-FAMILY PERMIT APPLICATIONS & PROJECT CHECKLISTS

Below are applications for commercial and multi-family development projects. To understand what materials are required to be submitted with an application, see the Project Checklists.

Permit Applications

Click on the link below for the application you need.
 

Commercial/Multi-Family Building Permit Application

Electrical Permit Application*

Gas Permit Application*

Plumbing Permit Application*

Mechanical Permit Application*

Fire Alarm/Sprinkler/Suppression Application

Qualification Card Application

 

Plat Approval Application

Land Disturbance Forms & Application

Curb Cut Application

Permanent Encroachment Application (Commercial)

Telecom Permit Application

Temporary Encroachment Permit Application (Work in Right-of Way)

 

Fence/Wall Application*

Roofing Permit Application*

Sign Permit Application*  **

Project Checklists

These checklists are created to assist you with the requirements for submitting plans for commercial and multi-family building projects. If you have questions concerning this information contact the Development Center at 803-545-3483. Click on the link below for the checklist you need.
 

Commercial Development, New and/or Addition

Commercial Upfit and/or Change in Use

Multi-Family Residential, New

Digital Plan Requirement

Land Disturbance Permit Checklist

Land Disturbance Forms & Application

Landscape Requirements

Major Subdivision (Planning Commission)

Parking Lot

Utility Service Connection

 

For information regarding fee schedules and payments, please see our Payments page.


The City of Columbia is pleased to offer an additional method to apply for certain simple building permits! This asterix * indicates email-ready application forms.

** Indicates that additional information other than permit application is required for permitting. Refer to the appropriate project checklist for information. Additionally, if the job is located in a design, historic, or flood district, additional information may be required.

 

NOTE: The above documents require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 
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