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 entire 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.

Historic District Design Review Guidelines (DRAFT, PDF)

Public Presentation and Review to be held August 3, 2017 at 6pm at the CCTC Iris Room
located at 133 S. Main Street in Sumter.



SUATS Safety Data Review Report

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 (PDF)

The Clemson University Presentation - March 10, 2017 (PDF)

How to Select Consultant Services for Federally Funded Projects

Blight Removal Program Maps (PDF)


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