planning & Development

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Brandon Roberts

Building and Zoning Director


Madison Workman


Building Code

The purpose of this code is to provide minimum requirements to safeguard the public safety, health and general welfare, through affordability, structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, light and ventilation, energy conservation and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment.

Building Official

The building official is hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provision of this code. The building official shall have the authority to render interpretations of this code and to adopt policies and procedures in order to clarify the application of its provisions. Such interpretations, policies and procedures shall be in conformance with the intent and purpose of this code. Such policies and procedures shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in this code.


The building official is authorized to make all of the required inspections, or the building official shall have the authority to accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. Reports of such inspections shall be in writing and be certified by a responsible officer of such approved agency or by the responsible individual. The building official is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise, subject to the approval of the appointing authority.

Required Certificate

Certificate of Occupancy, application; inspection fee.

All applicants seeking a certificate of occupancy from the building and zoning administration shall pay unto the city, simultaneously with the submission of an application for a certificate of occupancy, the currently required fee for the first inspection to be conducted by the building and zoning administration. Should it be necessary for a second inspection by the occupancy, the second inspection shall require a fee.

Business License

Every person engaged or intending to engage in any calling, business, occupancy or profession listed in the rate classification index portion of the ordinance, in whole or in part, within the limits of the City of Laurens, South Carolina, is required to pay an annual license fee and obtain a business license.


Any person violating any provision of the ordinance shall be deemed guilty of an offense and shall be subject to a fine of up to $500.00 or imprisonment for not more than 30 days upon conviction. Each day of violation shall be considered a separate offense. Punishment for violation shall not relieve the offender of liability for delinquent penalties and costs provided.



City Park Baseball/Softball Fields

rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               


Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

$200.00 per field per day

$20.00 per hour for lights

Concessions will only be provided by the City of Laurens at the fields. No outside vending of food and drinks allowed.

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rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               


Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

$40 for 2 hours

Time Request for Party options:

10am-12pm      1pm–3pm     4pm-6pm  (no 10-12 on Sundays)

rental rules
  • NO Refunds including rain, we will reschedule your event at your convenience on an open date.

  • NO Smoking

  • NO Alcohol

  • Vehicles must be parked in parking area

  • Please pick up all your litter, do not leave party banners behind

  • NO Pets allowed in the Park.

  • Emergencies call 911

  • No Guarantees on power available at site or staff being on site


Each function is allowed 30 minutes prior and 30 minutes after to prepare and clean up.  Any group going over allotted time will be charged a fee of $20.  Remember there is another group coming in after you are done.  Also remember our park is under video surveillance, we will know if any rules are broken.


rental info

To reserve your rental or check on availability contact us at:

Phone: (864) 681-7275               

Address: 205 Gordon St, Laurens, SC 29360

Email: LaurensPRD@yahoo.com

Please note that the following items will be required prior to confirmation of the rental times/dates requested:

  • $100.00 facility deposit                   

  • Signed contract                 

  • Rental fee

  • A copy of the group/organizations insurance policy (save harmless agreement)

  • Approval of the Special Events Advisory Committee may be required for some events