The Planning Department guides the physical growth and well being of the Town of Summerville. In addition to its planning functions, the Department oversees the Town’s zoning and land use policies and promotes the community as an attractive location for business and quality real estate development.

Staff provides planning support, technical assistance, coordination and advisory services on issues involving: 

  • Annexation
  • Historic preservation
  • Land use planning
  • Open space land preservation
  • Smart growth
  • Zoning

Codes & Ordinances

The process is governed through development and implementation of community plans, and enforcement of adopted Town Unified Development Ordinance.

Comprehensive Plan

Summerville: Our Town, Our Future will create a blueprint for the community – this Comprehensive Plan update will guide the Town in its decision making over the next 20 years!