Planning & Economic Development

The Planning and Economic Development 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
  • Economic development
  • 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 codes and ordinances.