Educational and Technical Resources
Metanoia: Nonprofit organization with goal to create opportunities for local residents to build and sustain their income while creating a healthy neighborhood economy.
Origin SC: Nonprofit organization with goal of empowering individuals to achieve financial and housing stability through advocacy, counseling, and education with programs focusing on financial education and coaching, credit improvement, debt management, student loan counseling, and housing preservation
City of Charleston Department Contacts
Zoning: Contact for zoning regulations, including but not limited to use, density, building size/height, parking, hours of operation, etc.
- Department Assistant: 843-724-3765
Board of Architectural Review: Contact for all new construction, alterations and renovations visible from the public right-of-way in the historic district.
- BAR Staff 843-579-7566
- BAR District Boundaries Map (PDF)
- BAR Jurisdiction Review Chart and Map (PDF)
Charleston Floodplain Management: Contact for flood hazard information, elevation certification, FEMA guidelines, and flooding concerns.
- Stormwater Program Management: 843-724-3757
Building Inspections: Contact for plan review, codes, permits, and inspections
- Inspections Service Coordinator 843-577-1685