Town of South Congaree

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Business Services

Permits & Applications

All businesses conducting business within the Town of South Congaree are required to have a Business License. Business licenses must be purchased each Town fiscal year and are valid from July 1 to June 30. You may download an application by clicking the Business License Application button above, requesting one by email to [email protected], by fax at (803) 755-0456, or in person at Town Hall, located at 119 West Berry Road, West Columbia, SC 29172. 

This application should be used when applying for any residential or commercial permit to do building related work. This could be for projects as simple as building a deck, remodeling an existing building, etc.  You may download an application by clicking the Work Permit Application button above, requesting one by email to [email protected], by fax at (803) 755-0456, or in person at Town Hall, located at 119 West Berry Road, West Columbia, SC 29172. 


Any business wanting to display temporary signage on their property must complete a Temporary Sign Permit The cost  of a permit is $20.00 each time a permit is obtained.  You may request a Temporary Sign Permit by email to [email protected], by fax at (803) 755-0456, or in person at Town Hall, located at 119 West Berry Road, West Columbia, SC 29172. 


A Garage Sale Permit is required for any garage sale taking place within the Town limits. The fee is $5.00 per day per garage sale. You may request a Garage Sale Permit by email to [email protected], by fax at (803) 755-0456, or in person at Town Hall, located at 119 West Berry Road, West Columbia, SC 29172. 


For further information regarding licensing and permitting within the Town of South Congaree, please refer to the Business License Ordinance button above.