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New Building & Planning Fees

Posted on: July 2nd, 2021 by mmillwood

Beginning on Thursday, July 1, 2021, the Planning and Community Development Department will start implementation of the new Building & Planning fees outlined in the adopted 2021/2022 budget.  You can download this list of fees below.  Please contact the P&CD department at 843-545-4010 with any questions or concerns.

Building & Planning Fees

Boyd Living Shoreline

Posted on: May 27th, 2021 by mmillwood

This project is designed to enhance the shorelines around Morgan and East Bay Parks.  Please see the flyer and website for the upcoming Boyd Living Shoreline project below.  For more information, please contact Joy Brown, Marine Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy at (843) 937-8807 (extension 35) or

Boyd Living Shoreline Flyer

Click here for the Boyd Living Shoreline website.

PUBLIC NOTICE – Meeting Canceled

Posted on: April 28th, 2021 by mmillwood

The Budget Workshop/Special Meeting for Georgetown City Council that was scheduled for Thursday, May 6 2021 at 4:00 pm has been canceled.


PUBLIC NOTICE – Face Coverings

Posted on: April 28th, 2021 by mmillwood

At the Council Workshop on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, City Council voted to extend the Face Coverings Ordinance due to the COVID-19 virus.  Please see ordinance below.  This ordinance extends the regulations on face coverings in the City of Georgetown an additional 90-days, and will expire on July 25, 2021.

Face Coverings Ordinance 4.27.21


West End Redevelopment Task Force Meeting

Posted on: March 31st, 2021 by mmillwood

The West End Redevelopment Task Force will hold a public meeting on April 1, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom.  Please see the login information below to join the virtual meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 737 9050 1338

Passcode: eJJ7jY

Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Application for CDBG

Posted on: March 30th, 2021 by mmillwood

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 6:00 pm the City of Georgetown  will hold a virtual public hearing concerning an application to be submitted to South Carolina Department of Commerce, Grants Administration on or about April 16, 2021, for a Community Development Block Grant. The City of Georgetown is requesting $540,910 to carry out the following activities.

  • The City of Georgetown’s proposed project will take place in the West End District and improve water main lines to meet fire safety and water consumption demands for residents in the target area and associated side streets. Existing undersized and aging water lines on Bourne, Henry, John, Emmanuel, and Davis Alley will benefit from installation of 2,680 linear feet of new 6” PVC water lines and the addition of 4 new fire hydrants.

You may join the virtual public hearing from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

You can also dial in using your phone (571) 317-3122 –  Access Code – 192-032-885


Needs Assessment Meeting

Posted on: March 3rd, 2021 by mmillwood

The City of Georgetown will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 6:00 PM for a Needs Assessment Public Hearing.  Please see the flyer below for call-in information for the meeting.

Needs Assessment Flyer

Public Meeting on Building Permit Fees

Posted on: March 3rd, 2021 by mmillwood

A public meeting to discuss revising the City of Georgetown building permit and planning fees was held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 5:00 PM.  See attachments below or call the Building and Planning Department at 843-545-4010 for more information.

Building & Zoning Fees Flyer


PowerPoint Presentation from Meeting

Board Members Needed

Posted on: January 26th, 2021 by mmillwood

The Planning & Community Development Department is always looking for citizens to serve on one of our community boards.  We are looking for citizens to serve on the following boards:

The Construction Board of Appeals (CBA) is looking for one (1) new board member to serve.

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is looking for two (2) new board member to serve.

The Planning Commission (PC) is looking for one (1) new board member to serve.

The Community Appearance Board (CAB)  is looking for a couple members to join the board.

Applicants should contact the Planning & Community Development Department at (843) 545-4010 for requirements and application.  Please help the City of Georgetown by serving your community.


Construction Board of Appeals (CBA) Meeting

Posted on: December 4th, 2020 by mmillwood

Construction Board of Appeals
Tue, Dec 8, 2020 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM (EST)

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3412

Access Code: 248-605-501