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E-form Occupancy Permit
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Occupancy Permit Application
Please allow 24 to 48 hours for processing.
You will be notified by email once your permit is ready for payment.
Instructions for Occupancy Permits
Occupancy Permit Instructions (PDF)
Building Permit # if Applicable
Square footage of space to be occupied (not the entire building):
Mailing Address (if different)
As it appears on the City of Greenville Business License
Nature of Business
Mixed Use (Check all that apply):
Other (Describe below)
Other Mixed Use
Reason for Occupancy
Change of Business
Change of Location
Business License Website
If this is a New Business or Ownership Change application, you must submit your Business License application either by mail, secure fax (864-467-5715) or drop off before your Occupancy Permit Application will be processed.
If a Change of Location, please list previous address business.
Name of former business at this address (if applicable):
If a sign is to be installed, a sign permit is required.
If a sign contractor is to install the sign they must apply for the permit. If the sign is a lighted sign, an electrical permit is required to be applied for by a licensed electrician.
Is the power on in the building/space?
(If no answer, then: You will need to contact the power company and have power turned on prior to occupancy inspection. If the company needs a release from the City, you will need to hire an electrical contractor to look at the electrical service and apply for an electrical permit to have the power reconnected.)
Please list two residential, local names and phone/cell phone numbers of contact persons for Fire Department to reach in case of fire or theft after hours
MUST BE EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION!
Emergency Contact 1 Name
Emergency Contact 1 Phone
Emergency Contact 2 Name
Emergency Contact 2 Phone
Buildings or spaces within buildings are not allowed to be occupied without a current Certificate of Occupancy issued in the name of the tenant occupying that building or space. In some cases, a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy may be issued for a fixed period of time to allow for minor repairs. All life safety requirements are required to be in compliance before a building or space may be occupied.
This is an application and receipt, not a permit to occupy the building. Please call no earlier than 6 business days after applying (allow time for Zoning approval). To arrange an inspection, please call 864-467-5736. Calls will be returned within 24 hours if the inspector is not in.
NOTE: A re-inspection fee of $40.00 will be charged for additional trips made due to the building not being open for inspection or as a result of required work not being completed within the time frame. The cost of the permit is $40.00, make checks payable to the City of Greenville.
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