The below departments are located in the Human Services Building located at:
500 N. Main Street, Summerville, SC 29483
Hours of Operation are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Monday - Friday, Excluding Holidays
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: inspectionrequests@DorchesterCountySC.gov
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.