Planning and Development

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Planning and Development Department is responsible for planning, permitting and code enforcement activities in the unincorporated portions of the County.  The Office carries out these responsibilities through five major departmental functions:

 

  • Building Codes Administration

    Issues permits for all construction activity and placement of mobile homes.

  • Floodplain Management

    Regulates construction and mobile homes in flood hazard areas.

  • Land Use Planning

    Conducts long-range planning, land subdivision review and platting.

  • Zoning Administration

    Issues permits, reviews site plans and enforces the zoning ordinance.

  • Public Nuisances

    Enforces the controls on abandoned or dilapidated structures, junk vehicles and overgrown lots.

CONTACT INFORMATION

31 Klein Street, 3rd Floor, Harrelson Building
P.O. Box 98
Walterboro, SC  29488
Phone: 843-549-1709
Fax: 843-549-9014
Email: pslayter@colletoncounty.org

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM


STAFF CONTACTS

Planning and Development:
Philip Slayter, AICP, Director, pslayter@colletoncounty.org
Theodore Reed, Chief Building Official, treed@colletoncounty.org
Bill Huggins, Zoning & Floodplain Administrator, bhuggins@colletoncounty.org