The Engineering Department is committed to providing the citizens of Sumter with safe and efficient infrastructure to support a positive quality of life. Our goal is to improve the existing infrastructure and to design new reliable infrastructure economically.  Some other responsibilities of the Engineering Department are as follows:


  • Provides services to support infrastructure, capital improvements and maintenance.
  • Estimating, construction and maintenance cost to evaluate the viability of infrastructure projects.
  • Design, permit, construction and inspection of all water and sewer systems.
  • Evaluates drainage problems and aid in the correction of flooding or other drainage challenges.
  • Coordinates new commercial and residential infrastructure development.
  • Oversees the resurfacing of city streets and parking facilities.
  • Provides a supporting role with other City Departments that may require engineering services such as: grading plans, review of wetlands, erosion issues, floodplain management and environmental issues.
  • Coordinates grants from federal and state agencies for design and construction of infrastructure.


For information about the Engineering Department, please contact Mr. Bill Rozier, P.E., City Engineer at (803) 436-2551.


Department Info


303 E. Liberty St

Sumter, SC ,29151

Phone: (803) 436-2558

Fax:     (803) 436-2626

Hours:  8 - 4:00 (M-F)