Planning & Zoning

The Planning Department provides a wide-range of public services in regards to planning and zoning, including: Processing land use applications; Providing public information related to zoning, mapping, and historic preservation; Preparing and reviewing long-range plans, policies and programs that promote land use policy established by Town Council; and, Enforcing land development regulations for the Town of Summerville.

The department also provides staff support to the Town’s Planning Commission, Commercial Design Review Board, Historic District/Board of Architectural Review, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Tree Advisory Protection Committee, and coordinates all applications and/or requests to be considered by these citizen-appointed commissions and boards.