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Posted on: September 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #18

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, September 10, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has passed a new emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings inside businesses where face-to-face interaction occurs effective 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 10, through Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The vote was made at the regularly scheduled monthly council meeting on Thursday, September 10, in the best interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution in helping to reduce risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The new ordinance replaces Emergency Ordinance 20-0703 that will expire at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 10.

All Council, Committees, Boards, and Commission meetings have the ability to be held electronically through Thursday, October 8. The Town will host meetings through Zoom, a digital conferencing service that allows meetings to be broadcast on the Internet to devices such as computers, tablets, and phones. The public can watch meetings by clicking the ‘live meetings’ link on the homepage of the Town’s website.

Services for permitting, planning, zoning, business licensing, code enforcement, and general requests are available online through the CitizenServe portal or by phone.

  • Town Hall: (843) 871-6000
  • Administration: (843) 851-4200 or (843) 851-4201
  • Building Permits: (843) 851-4205
  • Business Licenses: (843) 851-4215 or (843) 695-6508
  • Code Enforcement: (843) 851-4219
  • Fire Department: (843) 873-5107
  • Municipal Court: (843) 875-2010
  • Parks and Recreation: (843) 510-0005
  • Planning/Tree Permits: (843) 851-4214
  • Police Department: (843) 871-2463 or (843) 875-1650
  • Public Works: (843) 851-4225

The Town advises the public to take precautions issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For more information visit or call the appropriate department.


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