Dorchester County fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. County meetings are conducted in accessible locations, materials can be provided in accessible formats, and provided in languages other than English. If you would like accessibility or language accommodation, please contact the Title VI Coordinator one week in advance of any meeting at Dorchester County at (843) 832-0144.
Emergency County Council Meeting
- Date: 07/01/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- Location: Summerville County Council Chambers
500 N. Main St.
Summerville, South Carolina 29483
The governing body of Dorchester County was established in 1970, and was known as the Dorchester County Board of Directors with terms to commence in January 1971. Upon commencement, the body was re-titled as the “Dorchester County Council."
County Council’s roles include, but are not limited to approving the annual County Budget and Capital Improvement Projects, and creating meaningful legislation by way of ordinances, resolutions and proclamations.
Unless otherwise noted, County Council meetings are held at 6:00 PM on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. For the convenience of the public meetings are live streamed (and archived) on the Dorchester County Council Meetings YouTube page.