Technical Preservation

Preservation Resources

  • Educational Resources

    • 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.
      Contact: 843-539-3014

      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.

      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