Mayor's Minute

A community investment information series from the City of Sumter, SC Mayor's Office.

The City of Sumter is committed to government accountability and transparency. Council notes are not official minutes of City Council, rather a summary of what's happening in and around the City. The public is invited to all City Council Meetings and encouraged to voice their concerns or issues. Additionally, we also have an online Customer Service Form where you may ask a question or report an issue.

11/21
The city has annexed and rezoned, at the owner’s request, 11.29 acres located at 1495 Camden Highway. The owner of this property will be constructing a gas station and convenience store. The City also transferred a 0.86 acre parcel located at 129 E. Hampton Street to Sumter County. This is the...Read more
11/20
Council approved changes to the city’s burn ordinance . This ordinance applies to all open burning and reuse burning within City limits. The ordinance clarifies some of the code to better manage safety and nuisance concerns. The changes clarify how campfires need to use clean wood and must be...Read more
8/22
Council approved maintenance agreements with Stafford Meadows and Heritage Bay Subdivision . Because water, sewer and storm water drainage are directly tied to the City’s system, it’s important for Council to assure these systems are built to the correct specifications, as not to hinder the current...Read more
7/19
Council held two public hearings this month, to receive public comments on the following: Rezoning 0.30 acres at the corner of Main Street and Pine Street from residential to general commercial. The request is for a new beauty salon at 702 N. Main Street. This request was denied.

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6/25
Council held two public hearings this month, to receive public comments on the following: Rezoning 0.99 acre of property, located at 835 South Harvin Street from residential to general commercial, so the applicant can operate an auto repair business. Amend zoning and development standards to allow...Read more