Sidewalk Sign and Cafe Permits

Encroachment Permits

An encroachment permit is required for anyone who operates an outdoor café or has an A-Frame sign on the sidewalks or public property in the Zoned C-4 District of the City. The application is available, via the links below, as a downloadable PDF or online form. For further assistance, contact Ester Carter at 864-467-4490.

Office hours are 8 a.m. to Noon, and 1-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. (The office is closed from Noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.)

Permit Applications

Sign Encroachment - Renewal
Sign Encroachment - New
Cafe Encroachment - Renewal
Cafe Encroachment - New