The Planning and Zoning Department guides development in Dorchester County and oversees the County’s Zoning & Land Development Standards to preserve the highest quality of life for Dorchester County residents.
Staff is responsible for administering and enforcing zoning ordinances, assisting with the commercial and residential permit process, staffing the Board of Zoning Appeals Board and the Planning Commission, reviewing and approving tree removal permits, preparing and administering a Comprehensive Plan and identifying proper zoning of property.
Mailing Address & Office Location:
500 N. Main St.
Summerville, South Carolina 29483
Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday – Friday, excluding holidays, scheduled appointments appreciated
Planning & Zoning Staff
Senior Planner: Kiera Reinertsen
Planner: Mary Jane "MJ" Blatchford
Land Surveying Technician: Tiffany Heber
Land Surveying Technician: Juanita Williams
Admin III: Jennifer Cook