The Planning and Zoning Department oversees the Zoning & Land Development Standards to preserve the highest quality of life for Dorchester County residents.

Staff is responsible for:

  • Administering the zoning ordinances
  • Assisting with the permit process
  • Staffing the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Commission
  • Reviewing tree removal permits
  • Overseeing the Comprehensive Plan
  • Insuring proper zoning of property


Our Team

Director: Kiera Reinertsen

Senior Planner: Mark Davis

Planner: MJ Blatchford

Land Surveying Technician: Tiffany Heber

Land Surveying Technician: Juanita Williams 

Admin III: Jennifer Cook