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Welcome to the Orangburg County Community Development Page

Orangeburg County's Community Development Division encompasses the Planning, Addressing, Grants, and Zoning Departments. These offices are dedicated to bettering the entire County through a cooperative effort. The Community Development Division is located inside the Orangeburg County Administrative Centre at 1437 Amelia Street.

What is the Community Development Division?

  • Process applications for zoning permits, subdivision of land, rezoning, planned developments, variance requests, special exception requests, site plan review, and appeal of administrative decisions.
  • Assist municipalities in preparing comprehensive plans and land development regulations.
  • Review and approve subdivision plats in compliance with Orangeburg County development regulations.
  • Coordinate with police, fire and emergency services departments to assure accuracy, consistency and agreement of addresses, street names and any newly annexed properties for use by the 9-1-1 emergency system.
  • Analyze U.S. Census and statistical data.
  • Assist in region-wide transportation planning.
  • Enforce county ordinance related to land use and tree protection.
  • Protect the County's natural and man-made environments.
  • Plan for the efficient and attractive future development of Orangeburg County.
  • Provide support and expertise to members of the Orangeburg County Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals.
  • Conduct studies to develop background information for plans.

Contact Us

Planning Director

  • Richard A. Hall
  • Office: (803) 533-6160
  • Fax: (803) 531-7256