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Planning & Development

The below departments are located in the Human Services Building located at 500 N. Main Street, Summerville, SC. 

Hours of operation are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday, excluding holidays 


Building Services

The Building Services Department is responsible for the issuing of building permits both residential and commercial , new construction and renovations.  Building Services also conduct field inspections throughout the construction process to verify code compliance.

Inspections can be requested by calling 843-832-0011. If you are requesting a next day inspection, you must call before 3:00 pm the business day prior to the date requested or via email at:


 Planning & Zoning

Phone: (843) 832-0020 or (843) 563-0020  ~  Fax: (843) 832-0037 or (843) 563-0037

The Planning & Zoning Department administers and enforces the zoning ordinances, assist in the permitting process, identifies the zoning of property, staffs the planning commission and the board of zoning appeals and oversees the tree removal permit process.





Last updated: 4/25/2017 3:10:01 PM