Our Mission is to Serve You


The Sumter City-County Planning Department provides responsive, efficient, factual, balanced, and transparent land use expertise to the citizens, property owners, businesses and public officials of the Sumter Community.


In doing so we:


  • Ensure that the land use process is fair, open and clear
  • Implement land use regulations in a uniform and reliable manner
  • Develop Tools and Strategies for the City of Sumter and Sumter County‚Äôs future growth and revitalization that are sensible, economically sustainable, and environmentally sensitive
  • Know that we work for YOU:  neighbors and businesses, citizens and officials, advocates and land owners, equally deserving of respect, prompt attention, and diligence.

Sumter Connectivity Initiative


Safe Routes to School - 2014 Application


$400,000 Safe Route to School 2014 Competitive Grant was awarded to Crosswell Drive Elementary School


Sumter City-County Flood Information


Newly Adopted City of Sumter Landscaping Ordinance - January 2014


The Citadel Presentation - August 3, 2015 | How to Select Consultant Services for Federally Funded Projects


Sumter City-County Planning Department

12 W. Liberty Street

Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: (803) 774-1660

Fax: (803) 774-1687

Office Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm